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Diki-Kidiri, Marcel, Chérif Mbodj and Atibakwa Baboya Edema. 1997. Des lexiques en langues africaines (Sango, Wolof, Lingala) pour l'utilisateur de l'ordinateur [Terminology in African languages (Sango, Wolof, Lingala) for the computer user]. Meta 42 (1) : 94–109.
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The author looks at how to express computer-related concepts in different languages and cultures. Through a minutely detailed analysis of the conceptualisation processes at work, they discuss: 1) technical terminology problems in African Languages; b) user requirements in terms of neology and specialized language; c) technical support problems: hypermedia lexicon versus lexicon on paper.
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