The Scientific Council of the
Doha Historical Dictionary of Arabic will hold its eighth meeting under the
chairmanship of Dr. Ramzi Baalbaki in the Ritz Carlton Hotel at Doha between 7
and 8 of December 2016.
The agenda includes ratification
of the seventh meeting minutes and the report provided by the dictionary executive
body, to be presented by its executive director Dr. Aze-Eddine Bouchikhi, in
which the complete production line - from first preparations to last stages “editing
and publishing” - followed for elaborating the lexical entries will be
detailed; the report will also present, through a temporary publication
website, the first batch of the dictionary entries which is composed of more
than five thousand terms.
The council will next look for and
discuss mechanisms for validating and approving the lexical entries completed
till now, preparation of the dictionary introduction; the relationship between
lexical processing and terminology treatment as well as other scientific issues will also
discussed with a careful consideration.