A Cat in the Tree by Roderick Hunt, Alex Brychta

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Für jede Funktion könnte man natürlich ein Wörterbuch erstellen, das heißt: Im Prinzip müsste man dann vier Wörterbücher je Sprachenpaar erstellen, aber diese Frage ist in der Forschung noch nicht geklärt worden. Entscheidend für diese je Benutzergruppe zwei bzw. je Sprachenpaar vier Hauptfunktionen ist die Bedeutung, die der muttersprachlichen Kompetenz der jeweiligen Benutzergruppen beigemessen wird. Der Benutzer - das wird vorausgesetzt - hat eine muttersprachliche Kompetenz, auf der der Lexikograph aufbauen kann.

In other words, not every example of eix can be replaced by keitsad. This may also be the reason why it appears to be more frequently used in formal versus informal and/or written versus spoken modes of communication. 3. e. (i) there is a subtle semantic dis­ tinction between them based on the notion of objectivity which (ii) motivates their distribution in the language. Let us first qualitatively examine the systematic difference their opposed marked and unmarked meanings may have on individual utterances.

G. g. Bahat and Ron 1976, Sivan 1979), has presented an adequate explanation of why Hebrew speakers may choose one member of this familiar pair as opposed to the other in spoken and written discourse. Thus, they have either inherently accepted the traditional view-also adopted by lexi­ cographers and translators or scholars of translation research-that this interrogative doublet is, indeed, synonymous, or they have not viewed this question as being a problem worthy of their attention. Indeed, Hebraists, philologists, linguists, and, consequently, lexi­ cologists, researchers in translation theory and translators, of all theo­ retical persuasions, generally appeal to certain familiar categorical axi­ oms which fairly accurately describe the favoured versus the disfavoured uses of these forms, but do not really explain why speakers and writers choose one form over the other: The most prevalent and popular "explanations" of the favoured ver­ sus the disfavoured distribution of these particular forms include the following: (a) The "syntactic" explanation: the most time-honoured way of 32 Translation and Lexicography "explaining" the distribution of these and other linguistic forms is by listing their different syntactic functions within a sentence, (usually employing the traditional grammatical categories of "parts of speech").

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