The content structure of a term and its components

Овсієнко, Людмила Миколаївна (2022) The content structure of a term and its components Науковий вісник Дрогобицького державного педагогічного університету імені Івана Франка (17). pp. 97-101. ISSN 2312-6353

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In the suggested reception, we explore peculiarities of the content structure of a term and discover its main components. The content characteristics envisages certain semantic analysis, in particular, analysis of the content structure of a term. It concerns a phenomenon which includes the meaning of a term and its contents that ensues (or does not ensue) from the meanings of words that make up such term-word combination. A linguistic analysis of the term’s meaning demonstrates a transition from features of language substrate to a lexical unit developing semantical features of a term, that is, to formation of a term-related essence inside its content structure. A terminology-based approach enables us to display the content structure of a term (lexical unit) as if seen from inside. With this approach, it has been discovered that a term has the same meaning components as a non-term: denotative, syntagmatic, categorial and grammatical. As a lexical unit, word or word combination, a term may have or not have signs of linguistic motivation. Such motivation is only inherent to a term since it is based on understanding a term system as a system which is secondary to language. The article notes that from the viewpoint of form, a term can be fully motivated, partially motivated, wrongly motivated, and non-motivated. A fully motivated term is the term that has one component, the choice of which is explained with the previous (non-term, determinant) meaning, as well as the multielement term, the parts of which are interpreted in the said way. Partially motivated terms are the multicomponent terms, the separate elements of which already have explanations. Wrongly motivated terms are the terms that have a wrong or obsolete interpretation, and non-motivated terms are the terms where the choice of form lacks any explanation at all. It has been pointed out that when a term is created (initial name) its form is almost always motivated. In this publication, the author concludes that the complex notion of «content structure of a term» enables us to distinguish the following components that make it up: its own semantics (lexical, denotative, representative meanings, linguistical component); motivation, which is divided into various types of linguistical and terminological motivation; significative meaning (definition of a special term, verbalization of a special concept). The abovesaid components of the content structure of a term are distinguished as a result of application of linguistical, logical, semiotical and actually terminological methods of analysis

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: term; non-term; terminology; content structure; lexical unit; motivation; lack of motivation; terminological motivation; significative meaning
Subjects: Статті у наукометричних базах > Index Copernicus
Статті у журналах > Фахові (входять до переліку фахових, затверджений МОН)
Divisions: Факультет української філології, культури і мистецтва > Кафедра української мови
Depositing User: Людмила Миколаївна Овсієнко
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2022 13:04
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2022 13:04

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