Ivaylo Dagnev


The article offers a comparative analysis of the lexical means used in Bulgarian and English research articles with an economic focus. The research is based on a broad theoretical foundation, using a genre and terminological toolkit, alongside a linguistic analysis of lexical items. Methodologically, the research is based on two separate corpora of articles in Bulgarian and English language articles of almost equal number of words. The most frequent lexical units are established, and an analysis of lexically-related groups - collocations, coligations and lexical bundles is also offered. The importance of these lexical devices in the context of textual organization and for the terminological system of the genre of the economics research article is emphasized.


economics research articles, comparative study, Bulgarian, English, lexical items

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