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German Colour Lexicography

By William Jervis Jones:

EURALEX 2014: The User in Focus

The XVI EURALEX International Congress will be held 15-19 July 2014 in Bolzano/Bozen, Italy. The Congress will be organized by the Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism at the European …

Ier Symposium International RELEX “La lexicographie romane: État de la question” (Université de La Corogne, 15-17 octobre 2013)

Le réseau de lexicographie RELEX organise son Ier Symposium International de Lexicographie consacré à “La lexicographie romane: État de la question”, qui aura lieu à l’Université de La Corogne du …