The article deals with the variety of meanings of the feminine forms tvořilka, tvůrkyně, tvořitelka and tvořička, which relate to the verb tvořit ‘to create’. Focusing on the lexeme tvořilka, its adherent expressiveness and the results of a corpus-based analysis, the author tracks the movement of this lexeme between language center and periphery.
This article discusses the role of the dictionary user in meta/lexicographical research. The user, usability and utility are key concepts of modern lexicography that aim to create dictionaries as an informative and user-friendly digital environment. However, Czech lexicography has been limited by the tradition of printed dictionaries so far and the user-related issues have not been thoroughly investigated...
The lexical unit bílé zlato (white gold) has two meanings in the draft version of the Academic Dictionary of Contemporary Czech, where it is included in the noun-phrasemes category. Based on ae corpus-based analysis of the meaning of bílé zlato, the article suggests that this lexical unit should be included in the transferred meanings category and proposes a new treatment of its meaning.
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