Considering a lexicographic plan for Gabon within the Gabonese language landscape

This article raises a number of questions that should be dealt with in drawing up a lexicographic plan for Gabon. For which of the Gabonese languages should lexicographic units be established? This question entrains the 
This article raises a number of questions that should be dealt with in drawing up a lexicographic plan for Gabon. For which of the Gabonese languages should lexicographic units be established? This question entrains the issue of inventorying the Gabonese languages and their standardization as well as the issue of language planning for Gabon. What is the status of those foreign languages widely spoken in Gabon? What about French? Should Gabon keep importing its French dictionaries from France, or should the Gabonese compile their own French dictionaries, including French words and expressions exclusively used in Gabon? Finally, after trying to answer these questions, a number of suggestions are made for the establishment of a lexicographic plan for Gabon.
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Author:Hugues Steve Ndinga-Koumba-Binza
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1126111
Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2009/04/20
Year of first Publication:2009
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2009/04/20
Source:Lexikos 15 (AFRILEX-reeks/series 15: 2005): 132-150; http://langues-gabonaises.refer.ga
HeBIS PPN:214529770
Dewey Decimal Classification:490 Andere Sprachen
Sammlungen:Afrika südlich der Sahara
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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