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Kätlin Järve

Kätlin Järve

Junior research members


Research interests

  • Terminology (primary and secondary term creation, metaphorical terms)
  • Interlingual transfer of metaphorical terms
  • Emotional connotations and cultural aspects of metaphorical terms
  • Comprehension of literal vs. figurative terms by non-specialists
  • Clear language / clear terminology in EU communication with citizens

Topic of research

The role and effect of metaphorical terms in European terminology: Implications of the choices made in the course of term creation, drafting and interlingual transfer on text comprehension by non-specialist readers


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels