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Observatori de Neologia

 

The Observatori de Neologia (OBNEO) is a public-funded consolidated group within the Institut Universitari de Lingüística Aplicada at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. This project analyzes the phenomenon of the appearance of new words or neologisms in the usage, both for Catalan and Spanish. Since 1996 has been recognized as a consolidated research group of Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Objectives

Methodology and resources

The OBNEO works with a neology extraction methodology and with a group of online resources.

Funding

The Observatori de Neologia has nowadays funding from the Filological Section of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans and the Centro Virtual Cervantes.

Acknowledgments

The Observatori de Neologia thanks the time devoted to this project to many people. First of all, M. Teresa Cabré, founder of the Observatori and director for 25 years. In addition, all the people who have responsibilities or used to have them: Elisenda Bernal, Jesús Carrasco, Alba Coll, Ona Domènech, Rosa Estopà, Judit Freixa, Mercè Lorente, Amor Montané y Elisabet Solé. Also, to the scholarship holders who often carried out wearisome tasks. Finally, we would like to send a special thanks to all the people who have collaborated with the Observatori de Neologia all these years.


The Observatori de Neologia is a group with a specific recognition at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and it is part of the IULATERM group.

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