List of John Benjamins publications for which Augustin Ndi-Kimbi plays a role.
The functional role of verbs in terminological definitions Terminology 2:1, pp. 87–105 | Article1995
The role of verbs in definitions is very complex. In general discourse, the function of declarative sentences or propositions is to report events happening to participants, with verbs encoding the events and nouns the participants. In definitions of concepts, verbs and nouns are used to express, in… read more
The conceptual structure of terminological definitions and their linguistic realisations: A report on research in progress Terminology 2:1, pp. 61–85 | Article1995
The article explores the basic conceptual structure patterns of definitions and contrasts them with their linguistic realisation. A better understanding of the linguistic possibilities of expression can lead to more sensible rules and proper patterns for definitions that can be used in authoring… read more
Guidelines for terminological definitions: The adherence to and deviation from existing rules in BS/ISO 2382: Data Processing and Information Technology Vocabulary Terminology 1:2, pp. 327–350 | Article1994
The written forms of definitions ought to meet certain requirements in order to be generally acceptable among lexicographers and terminographers. This article reviews the theoretical and specific guidelines for definitions laid down by some philosophers and terminology organizations. It assesses… read more