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gniazdowy (układ haseł)

22:09 Jun 27, 2018
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Linguistics / general
Polish term or phrase: gniazdowy (układ haseł)
Jak określić układ hasłowy słownika oparty na gniazdach słowotwórczych?

np. układ gniazdowo-alfabetyczny

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3nested arrangement of entries, nesting of entries
Dariusz Saczuk



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nested arrangement of entries, nesting of entries


Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-27 23:14:39 GMT)

Professional Report Writing - Google Books Result
Simon Mort - 2017 - ‎Business & Economics
It is appropriate to start with the Concise Oxford Dictionary (COD)31, the ... the amount of nesting of entries (embedding of derived forms under a headword).

Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-27 23:26:13 GMT)

According to the Dictionary of Lexicography:

NESTING is "the clustering of several related words and phrases inside one entry in non-alphabetical order"


NICHING is "the practice of clustering subentries within an entry in
alphabetical order".

Note added at 14 hrs (2018-06-28 12:40:44 GMT)


Dictionary Making-Phase III:Preparation Of Press Copy

Arrangement of Entries

Types of Arrangement
Alphabetical Arrangement
Semantic or ideological arrangement
Other arrangements
Arrangement of homonymy
Arrangement of the meaning of polysemous words
Run -On words
Arrangement of entries in Indian Dictionaries
6.1 Arrangement of Entries: The dictionary is not only a storehouse of the lexical information of a language. It is also clearing house of this information. The information should be presented in a dictionary in such a way that it is easily retrievable. The entries in a dictionary should, therefore, be arranged in such a way as to enable the reader to find the information quickly and correctly. It would be impractical to present the entries in a completely haphazard manner. This would "squarely defeat the very purpose of a reference work". (Malkiel 1967, 18) "A good dictionary therefore", as Mary Hass (1967. 41) remarks, "is one in which you can find the information you are looking for preferably in the very first place you look. Nothing could be sillier than the silly assumption, for too commonly encountered, that it is somehow good for the soul of the user if he has to work hard for what he is looking for".

6.8. Nesting: In order to save some space and make the dictionary more compact, the lexicographer uses two devices viz, 1. by reducing space in the entry by contracting the quantum of information in the entry and 2. by referring the entry to some other entry in the dictionary. The former method is called nesting and the latter cross reference. Cross reference has already been discussed.

In nesting the lexical units having derivational and semantic relations are brought together. The main item carrying the basic form and meaning and recurring in all the derivative forms is given as the head word and its derivatives and compounds and idioms are nested with it. This is done by using an em dash or a swung dash in place of the recurring morpheme and placing the nested item after it. In compounds and set expressions the nested item is put even before it. Some typographical specification is adopted to indicate it clearly. Usually some other types of letters (Italics or bolder letters) are used for them. The nested entry is called a sub-entry or a run-on. Sometimes the whole derivative is given without a tilde or a dash.
e. g. Eng. apple n. (tree with) round fruit with firm, juicy flesh and skin that is red or yellow when the fruit is ripe… 'the ~ of one's eye, 'sb. Or sth dearly loved'.
bilateral adj. of, or with two sides ~ly adv. ~is n…

Note added at 14 hrs (2018-06-28 12:48:02 GMT)

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Dariusz Saczuk
United States
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Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 125
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