Rethinking metalinguistic labels: spatio-temporal metalinguistic terms in learners’ dictionaries of Japanese expressions

Authors

  • Andrej BEKEŠ Univerza v Ljubljani/University of Ljubljana

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/ala.4.2.9-23

Keywords:

Japanese, metalinguistic label, semantic/functional index, grammar/expression dictionaries

Abstract

Paper examines spatio-temporal metalinguistic terms in learners’ dictionaries of Japanese expressions in major existing dictionaries. Based on the analysis it proposes a layered metalinguistic labelling solution to achieve the greates efficiency with the smallest possible number of labels being employed.

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Author Biography

  • Andrej BEKEŠ, Univerza v Ljubljani/University of Ljubljana
    Department of Asian and African Studies, Faculty of Arts

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Published

31. 12. 2014

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Research articles

How to Cite

Rethinking metalinguistic labels: spatio-temporal metalinguistic terms in learners’ dictionaries of Japanese expressions. (2014). Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 4(2), 9-23. https://doi.org/10.4312/ala.4.2.9-23