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» Journal Issues » 2019 » Terminolohichnyi Visnyk, (Terminological Bulletin) Issue 5 » Semantic Gaps in the Description of Process Concepts

Semantic Gaps in the Description of Process Concepts

Olha Kocherha

Information about the author: Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Senior Researcher of Synergy Department of Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics of NAS of Ukraine

e-mail: kocherga@bitp.kiev.ua.

Title: Semantic Gaps in the Description of Process Concepts

Rubric: Natural sciences

Language: Ukrainian

Abstract: Widely spread errors in the usage of the names of spontaneous and induced processes, wrong verbal nouns associated with finished and unfinished processes as well as their results, misuse of verbal adjectives describing active and passive properties are considered. Incorrect nomination produces misunderstanding of the occurrence of the processes under consideration and causes semantic gaps in their description. Full derivation chains are shown for the most frequently misused words.

Keywords: verbs denoting process names, spontaneous processes; induced processes, verbal nouns, verbal adjectives.


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