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Amatörlexikografiska insatser på sajten Folkmun.se

Conference paper
Authors Emma Sköldberg
Lena Wenner
Published in Nordiske studier i leksikografi 14 (red. av Á. Svavarsdóttir et al.)
ISBN 978-9979-654-48-3
ISSN 0803-9313
Place of publication Reykjavík
Publication year 2018
Published at Department of Swedish
Language sv
Keywords lexikografi, folkmun.se, användargenererade ordböcker, dialektologi
Subject categories Specific Languages

Abstract

This paper describes the results of a study of the user-generated web dictionary Folkmun.se. The platform was launched in 2007 and contains (December 2016) about 4 600 headwords (lemmas). We analyse how the content of Folkmun.se has developed over time with particular focus on ten contributor aliases and how they have participated in the development of the dictionary. Our study displays some recurrent pattern in how different aliases work. We observe similarities in what kind of words they contribute with and the manner in which they define words. Many lemmas have in common that they are not described in traditional lexicons. Depending on contributor the articles differ in quality regarding both form and content.

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