Semantic Extensions

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780198269885
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600449 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Semantic Extensions

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An analysis of the treatment of semantic extension (semantic calquing) and specialization as a translation feature in the Old Latin Gospels. Particular attention is given to the development of specialized senses, to the influence of Septuagintal Greek, and questions of collocation.

Keywords: collocation; Old Latin; semantic extension; Septuagintal Greek; specialized senses

Chapter.  3411 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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