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  • Feste Wortverbindungen und Lexikographieby Peter Durco

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    the contributions of this book deal with the problem of fixed word combinations beginning with collocations to idiomatic and/or phraseological units from a lexicological contrastive and corpus linguistic perspective. The focus is on the problem of collocation lexicography. Two articles deal with the problem of how to translate fixed word combinations.... more...

  • Bilingual Lexicography from a Communicative Perspectiveby Heming Yong; Jing Peng

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 149.00

    This stimulating new book, as the premier work introducing bilingual lexicography from a communicative perspective, is launched to represent original thinking and innovative theorization in the field of bilingual lexicography. It treats the bilingual dictionary as a system of intercultural communication and bilingual dictionary making as a dynamic... more...

  • Words, Grammar, Textby Rosamund Moon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 120.00

    John Sinclair?s work is widely known and has had a far-reaching influence, particularly in the areas of corpus linguistics, lexis, phraseology, lexicography, grammar, and discourse analysis. This collection of papers, written by former colleagues at Birmingham University, looks at some key writings by John Sinclair, with the intention of showing why... more...

  • Defining Languageby Geoff Barnbrook

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00

    Definition is a basic activity of language, of particular importance to linguists because of its use of language to describe itself. Beyond this inherent significance as a crucial element of language study, definitions also provide a rich potential source of the information needed for Natural Language Processing systems. This book describes an investigation... more...

  • Dictionary Visions, Research and Practiceby Henrik Gottlieb; Jens Erik Mogensen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    This book is about dictionaries and dictionary making. In six thematic sections it presents nineteen contributions covering a wide field within lexicography: Online Lexicography, Dictionary Structure, Phraseology in Dictionaries, LSP Lexicography, Dictionaries and the User, plus Etymology, History and Culture in Lexicography. Some chapters focus on... more...

  • Lexicography in the 21st Centuryby Sandro Nielsen; Sven Tarp

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    This is a state-of-the-art volume on lexicography at the beginning of the 21 st century. It also offers proposals for future theoretical and practical work. The contributions, inspired by the ground-breaking work of Henning Bergenholtz, address topics such as dictionary functions; dictionary users; access routes; dictionary structures; dictionary... more...

  • Pedagogical Specialised Lexicographyby Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera; Ascensión Arribas-Baño

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 135.00

    This stimulating new book, which combines dictionary research and linguistic knowledge, analyses the representation of meaning in business dictionaries from a pedagogical perspective. By examining in detail the macrostructure, mediostructure, access structure and microstructure of eight business dictionaries, this book presents interesting findings... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Lexicographyby Piet van Sterkenburg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 218.00

    This is a state-of-the-art Guide to the fascinating world of the lexicon and its description in various types of dictionaries. A team of experts brings together a solid Introduction to Lexicography and leads you through decision-making processes step-by-step to compile and design dictionaries for general and specific purposes. The domains of lexicography... more...

  • Les Inventeurs de dictionnairesby Jean-Claude Boulanger

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2003; US$ 24.99

    Le dictionnaire est certainement l?une des plus grandes inventions intellectuelles de l?humanité. Ce livre retrace son histoire depuis ses humbles origines au milieu du IVe millénaire av. J.-C. jusqu?en 1539, date de la publication du premier dictionnaire du français par Robert Estienne. Un itinéraire culturel et historique de 5000 ans qui entraîne... more...

  • The History of Lexicographyby Reinhard Hartmann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 165.00

    Most dictionaries have forerunners, and all have imitators; an understanding of the historical foundations of dictionary-making is therefore one of the preconditions of further progress in academic lexicography. The papers in this volume, which were presented at the 1986 Exeter Seminar, survey most of the lexicographical traditions in the world, some... more...