On Special Semantic Meaning of Securities English

Guineng Mei
2011 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
This paper argues that securities English has its own semantic meaning especially nouns, adjectives, adverbs and verbs have their unique semantic meaning that can't be owned by their common words and that it is imperative this linguistic features be grasped in order that this kind of English should be faithfully and correctly understood and translated and proficiently applied. Index Terms-securities English, semantic meaning, linguistic features, linguistic sense, culture Securities are defined
more » ... urities are defined as any note, stock, treasury stock, security future, bond, debenture, certificate of interest or participation in any profit-sharing agreement or in any oil, gas, or other mineral royalty or lease....(Section 3a item 10 of the 1934 Act). In Collins Cobuild English Dictionary, securities are defined as stocks, shares, bonds, or other certificates that you buy in order to earn regular interest from them or to sell them later for a profit. Therefore security includes note, stock, treasury stock, security future, bond etc. Securities English words have special semantic meaning, so we are to pay special attention to the semantic meaning of securities English. If we want to understand correctly securities English, we are to learn securities English, because we can't get the meaning of securities English by referring to dictionaries. Here I sum up the main features of the semantic meaning of securities English. I. NOUNS HAVE SPECIAL SEMANTIC MEANING
doi:10.4304/tpls.1.8.1025-1027 fatcat:u3ibk4iyvvbrnbd5qc5mzdnopi