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Lexicography books

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Multiple Perspectives on Terminological Variation by Patrick (Universite de Montreal) Drouin Multiple Perspectives on Terminological Variation

The aim of the present volume is to provide a present-day take on variation in terminology by looking forward and examining what leading scholars in the field are working on and where they are taking research in the field today.This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Term Variation in Specialised Corpora Characterisation, automatic discovery and applications by Beatrice (University of Nantes - LINA) Daille Term Variation in Specialised Corpora Characterisation, automatic discovery and applications

This book addresses term variation which has been a very important topic in terminology, computational terminology and natural language processing for up to twenty years. This book presents the first complete inventory of term variants and the linguistic procedures that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Teaching and Researching Lexicography by Reinhard R. K. Hartmann Teaching and Researching Lexicography

Who compiles dictionaries and other reference works? Which are used by whom? How do they achieve their purpose?Lexicography is a very important subject and the product of lexicography, the Dictionary, is a valuable resource in language learning.Teaching and Researching Lexicography...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Lexical Collocations in Bilingual Lexicography by Barbara Berti Lexical Collocations in Bilingual Lexicography


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Linguistics An Introduction to Language and Communication by Adrian Akmajian, Ann K. Farmer, Lee Bickmore, Richard A. Demers Linguistics An Introduction to Language and Communication
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This popular introductory linguistics text is unique for its integration of themes. Rather than treat morphology, phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics as completely separate fields, the book shows how they interact. The authors provide a sound introduction to linguistic methodology,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Linguistics, seventh edition, Interactive eTextbook Access Code by Adrian Akmajian, Ann K. Farmer, Lee Bickmore, Richard A. Demers Linguistics, seventh edition, Interactive eTextbook Access Code
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With this edition, Linguistics and content formerly included in A Linguistics Workbook are available as an interactive online textbook. Access codes are required for the interactive eTextbook. New print copies of this book include a card affixed to the inside...
Format: Digital product license key - Released: 09/06/2017

Small Dictionaries and Curiosity Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe by Professor John Considine Small Dictionaries and Curiosity Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

This book tells the story of the first European wordlists of minority and unofficial languages and dialects, from the end of the Middle Ages to the early nineteenth century. It explores not just the languages and the wordlists themselves, but...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/01/2017

Collocations and Other Lexical Combinations in Spanish Theoretical, Lexicographical and Applied Perspectives by Sergi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona Spain) Torner Castells Collocations and Other Lexical Combinations in Spanish Theoretical, Lexicographical and Applied Perspectives

This edited collection presents the state of the art in research related to lexical combinations and their restrictions in Spanish from a variety of theoretical approaches, ranging from Explanatory Combinatorial Lexicology to Distributed Morphology and Generative Lexicon Theory. * Section...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2016

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Word Studies in the Renaissance by Gabriele (Emeritus Professor, University of Heidelberg) Stein Word Studies in the Renaissance
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This volume examines the ways in which Renaissance lexicographers selected, described, and analysed the lexicon. It explores the extent to which bi- and multilingual word lists and dictionaries in the 16th century are often pan-European in character, and discusses the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Language in Our Brain The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity by Angela D. Friederici, Noam Chomsky Language in Our Brain The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity
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Language makes us human. It is an intrinsic part of us, although we seldom think about it. Language is also an extremely complex entity with subcomponents responsible for its phonological, syntactic, and semantic aspects. In this landmark work, Angela Friederici...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography by Pedro A. (University of Valladolid, Spain and University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) Fuertes-Olivera The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography
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The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography provides a comprehensive overview of the major approaches to lexicography and their applications within the field. This Handbook features key case studies and cutting-edge contributions from an international range of practitioners, teachers and researchers. Analysing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Final-Over-Final Condition A Syntactic Universal by Michelle (Reader, Anglia Ruskin University) Sheehan, Theresa (Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge) Biberauer, Ro The Final-Over-Final Condition A Syntactic Universal
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This book presents evidence for a universal word order constraint, the Final-over-Final Condition (FOFC), and discusses the theoretical implications of this phenomenon. FOFC is a syntactic condition that disallows structures where a head-initial phrase is contained in a head-final phrase...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

The Final-Over-Final Condition A Syntactic Universal by Michelle (Reader, Anglia Ruskin University) Sheehan, Theresa (Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge) Biberauer, Ro The Final-Over-Final Condition A Syntactic Universal
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This book presents evidence for a universal word order constraint, the Final-over-Final Condition (FOFC), and discusses the theoretical implications of this phenomenon. FOFC is a syntactic condition that disallows structures where a head-initial phrase is contained in a head-final phrase...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

The Targeting System of Language by Leonard (SUNY Buffalo) Talmy The Targeting System of Language

In this book, Leonard Talmy proposes that a single linguistic/cognitive system, targeting, underlies two domains of linguistic reference, those termed anaphora (for a referent that is an element of the current discourse) and deixis (for a referent outside the discourse...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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Building and Interpreting Possession Sentences by Neil (Assistant Professor, Boston University) Myler Building and Interpreting Possession Sentences
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A major question for linguistic theory concerns how the structure of sentences relates to their meaning. There is broad agreement in the field that there is some regularity in the way that lexical semantics and syntax are related, so that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/10/2016

Impossible Languages by Andrea Moro Impossible Languages

Can there be such a thing as an impossible human language? A biologist could describe an impossible animal as one that goes against the physical laws of nature (entropy, for example, or gravity). Are there any such laws that constrain...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2016

The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Peter Gilliver The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

This book tells the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its beginnings in the middle of the nineteenth century to the present. Drawing extensively on archival and other sources, it traces the conception of the idea of the Dictionary...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2016

Teaching Lexically Principles and practice by Andrew Walkley Teaching Lexically Principles and practice

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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2016

Using Japanese Synonyms by A. E. Backhouse Using Japanese Synonyms

Groups together Japanese near-synonyms and provides clear information on their meaning and use, richly illustrated with authentic examples.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2016

Language Periphery Monocollocable Words in English, Italian, German and Czech by Frantisek Cermak Language Periphery Monocollocable Words in English, Italian, German and Czech

A full-length study of monocollocable words, i.e. words whose usage is severely restricted to one or a few combinations only (such as English ado in without much/further ado), that brings together corpus-based data from the four languages along with studies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/03/2016

The Oxford Handbook of Lexicography by Philip Durkin The Oxford Handbook of Lexicography

This volume provides authoritative accounts of the approaches and methodologies of modern lexicography and of the aims of its end products. Leading scholars and professional lexicographers, from all over the world and representing all the main traditions and perspectives, assess...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2015

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