List of John Benjamins publications for which Reza Arab plays a role.
2022. Cultural semantics of the ‘salt’ word in Persian. International Journal of Language and Culture 9:1, pp. 119–150
This article explicates the cultural conceptualizations of the word for salt (namak) in Persian. The concept of namak reveals an important aspect of Persian sociality, hospitality, mutual respect, and playfulness. For instance, a person’s face or words can be perceived to ‘have salt’, or one’s hand… read more | Article
Academic vocabulary and collocations used in language teaching and applied linguistics textbooks: A corpus-based approach. Terminology 26:1, pp. 82–1072020.
Somewhere between technical and general vocabulary are located those words which are used in formal academic contexts with a high frequency across scientific disciplines (Farrell 1990). These are referred to as academic vocabulary. Recent findings do not support the adequacy of a single academic… read more | Article