Head of the preparation of the Lexical database for Slovene, carried out within the project Communication in Slovene (Sporazumevanje v slovenskem jeziku), financed by the European Union, the European Social Fund and the Ministry of Education and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia

Research interests

The research interests of Assistant Prof. Apolonija Gantar are on the modern Slovene lexicon, especially new ways of presenting lexicographic description in electronic form, using the Internet. Her investigations focus on phraseology, especially on lexical phrases and the links between syntax and semantics. Recently, she has been working on automated access to data drawn from large textual corpuses for the development of linguistic manuals. Since 2010 she has been lecturing the course Linguistic technologies in the School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica.

Between 2008 and 2011 she acted as the editor (for linguistics) for the journal Jezik in slovstvo. She has been a member of the organizing committee for the conference eLEX2011: electronic lexicography in the 21st century.

Selected publications

GANTAR, Polona. K uporabniku usmerjeni slovnično-leksikalni opisi slovenskega jezika. In GORJANC, Vojko (ed.), ŽELE, Andreja (ed.). Izzivi sodobnega jezikoslovja, (Series Razprave FF). Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2010, pp. 35–51.

GANTAR, Polona. Leksikalna baza: vse, kar ste vedno želeli vedeti o jeziku. Jez. slovst., 2009, Issue 54, No. 3/4, pp. [69]–94.

GANTAR, Polona, KREK, Simon. Drugačen pogled na slovarske definicije: opisati, pojasniti, razložiti? In STABEJ, Marko (ed.). Infrastruktura slovenščine in slovenistike, (Obdobja, Simpozij, = Symposium, 28). Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2009, pp. 151159.http://www.centerslo.net/files/file/simpozij/simp28/Gantar_Krek.pdf.

GANTAR, Polona. Stalne besedne zveze v slovenščini: korpusni pristop (Series Lingua Slovenica, 3). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU, 2007. 279 pp.

GANTAR, Polona. Korpusni pristop k prepoznavanju in analizi stalnih besednih zvez v slovenščini. In KRŽIŠNIK, Erika (ed.), EISMANN, Wolfgang (ed.). Frazeologija v jezikoslovju in drugih vedah: Europhras Slovenija 2005 [Strunjan, 12.–14. September 2005]. Ljubljana: Filozofska fakulteta, Oddelek za slovenistiko, 2007, pp. 79–88.

GORJANC, Vojko, KREK, Simon, GANTAR, Polona. Slovenska leksikalna podatkovna zbirka. Jez. slovst., March–April 2005, Issue 50, No. 2, pp. [3]–19.

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Curriculum Vitae

Born: 18 September 1968 in Kranj.

1995: graduated (BA Hons.) from the Department of Slovene Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, in the area of Slovene language and literature. In the same year, she started postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, and was awarded a scholarship by the Slovene Science Foundation for a period of one year.

Since 1997: employed in the Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language, ZRC SAZU.

2001: completed Masters Studies in the field of linguistics at the University of Ljubljana with the thesis Teoretični vidiki zasnove frazeološkega slovarja slovenščine.

2005: completed PhD Studies at the University of Ljubljana with the thesis Frazem in njegovo besedilno okolje.

Between 2005 and 2008: employed (part time) in the Stanislav Škrabec School of Slovene Studies, initially acting as the Head of the study program for the Slovene Studies, and later on, as the coordinator of the study programs in the School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica.

2007: awarded the title Assistant Professor (Docent) in the field of linguistics at the University of Nova Gorica.

Research areas

Linguistics H350 • Grammar, semantics, semiotics, syntax H352 • Lexicology H353 

Keywords

phraseology • lexical phrases • lexicology and lexicography • semantics • syntax • corpus linguistics 

Recognitions & awards

1995: Prešeren Award for Honours Thesis, awarded by the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana