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Diccionari de la COVID-19 - Presentació

©Author and Publisher: TERMCAT, Terminology Centre, 2021 (First edition: March 2020)
With the support of: Government of Catalonia. Ministry of Health
In collaboration with: Cosnautas; Esteve Foundation; Institut d’Estudis Aranesi – Academy of the Occitan language; Osakidetza (Basque Health Service); Societat Catalana del Diccionari Enciclopèdic de Medicina (SocDEMCAT); TERMIGAL; Tremédica; UZEI


The Diccionari de la COVID-19 (‘COVID-19 dictionary’) includes 500 terms related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. This dictionary is an open product, which has been growing since the first edition, in March 2020, and will continue to expand if necessary, following the evolution of the pandemic and the terminological needs that may arise.

Each terminological entry includes one or more Catalan names; equivalents in Occitan (Aranese variant), Spanish, French, Galician, Portuguese (Portuguese and Brazilian variants), English, Dutch, Basque and Arabic; where applicable, scientific nomenclature equivalents (scientific name, symbol or CAS number) are also provided; a definition, and, in some occasions, explanatory notes that provide more information about the term.

The completion of the equivalents in the various languages has been carried out by a set of institutions and individuals that are acknowledged in the Working Team document.

By clicking on "Consulta de termes" (‘Term search’), terms can be looked up in two ways: using the alphabetical indexes (there is a different index for each language) or using advanced searches in the upper space "Text de la consulta" (‘Text search’) in any of the dictionary languages.


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Complementary documentation:

Diccionari multilingüe de la COVID-19: cinc-cents termes per a entendre la pandèmia

Diccionari multilingüe de la COVID-19: cinc-cents termes per a entendre la pandèmia

Infographic: COVID-19: termes clau (set of interactive infographics on the key terms of COVID-19)

COVID-19: Termes clau

Visual narrative: Terminologia de la COVID-19: apunts i comentaris (Set of contents with terminological guidelines on terms related to COVID-19)

 Terminologia de la COVID-19

A l'entorn del coronavirus  (Terminological note, with links to other notes related to the topic)
Vocabulari del coronavirus (Vocabulary developed by ésAdir)
Terminologia bàsica COVID-19 en LSC (Basic vocabulary in LSC, published by the General Directorate of Language Policy of the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Catalonia)


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With the support of:

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In collaboration with:

 Cosnautas    Fundació Dr. Antoni Esteve     Institut d’Estudis Aranesi - Acadèmia aranesa dera lengua occitana      Osakidetza     Societat Catalana del Diccionari Enciclopèdic de Medicina (SocDEMCAT)      Termigal      Tremédica      Uzei


TERMCAT, CENTRE DE TERMINOLOGIA. Diccionari de la COVID-19 [en línia]. 3a ed. Barcelona: TERMCAT, Centre de Terminologia, cop. 2021. (Diccionaris en Línia)


Darrera actualització: 06-07-2023