By Georgeta Rata, Florin Sala, Ionel Samfira

ISBN-10: 144383890X

ISBN-13: 9781443838900

Agricultural English is a suite of essays at the English of Agriculture. The procedure is a linguistic one: the various points of the English utilized in the sphere of agriculture (agricultural practices, agricultural structures) and in a few fields with regards to agriculture (agricultural zoology, agri-tourism, biology, botany, ecology, entomology, gastronomy, land dimension, plant pathology, zoology) are analysed from a morphological (combination, derivation), syntactical (nominal words, verbal phrases), lexical and lexicographical, semantic (homonymy, semantic fields, synonymy, terminology), pragmatic (academic discourse, idiom, metaphor), etymological (etymon, Latin heritage), and contrastive (English Croatian, English French, English German, English Romanian, Romanian English) issues of view. The publication will attract agriculturists, animal breeders, professors, researchers, scholars, and translators from Croatian-, English-, French-, German-, and Romanian-speaking nations, lively of their personal international locations or overseas. the categories of educational readership it should attract contain educational instructing employees, researchers and scholars within the fields of agriculture and similar fields agricultural zoology, agri-tourism, biology, botany, ecology, entomology, gastronomy, land size, plant pathology, and zoology.

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Second comes barley (17%), followed by rice and wheat (12% of the compounds and derivatives each), maize and rye (10% of the compounds and derivatives each), oat (7% of the compounds and derivatives), millet and sorghum (2% of the compounds and derivatives each) (Figure 1-1). 28% 17% 12% 12% 10% 10% 7% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 2% 2% 8 9 Figure 1-1. Number of occurrences of cereals names in noun phrases: 28% corn, 17% barley, 12% rice and wheat, 10% maize and rye, 7% oat, 2% millet and sorghum The number of occurrences of other nouns in the compounds with cereals names shows the importance of the “objects” in the everyday life of the English people.

The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution. 2. The life processes or characteristic phenomena of a group or category of living organism. 3. 25%) is a calque (or loantranslation): biotin ‘a colourless crystalline vitamin of the vitamin B complex’ [< vitamin]. Discussion After analyzing the structure of the words with bi(o)- in our corpus, we have come to the conclusion that bi(o)- is a combining form and not a prefix because it can combine not only with other words, but also with affixes (there are 11 such compounds in our corpus).

We focused on cereal compounds and derivatives to see if there is any pattern at all that could be used in approaching the vocabulary specific to cereals. e. entries) of cereal nouns in some of the most outstanding language dictionaries. We then compared the different forms and draw a few conclusions. The method we used was quantitative. We started from the hypothesis that the different compound and derivative forms of cereal names must share certain patterns which are the result of a long process of creating words and/or phrases and assimilating them in English.

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