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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Words in Dictionaries and Historyby Olga Timofeeva; Tanja Säily

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    Bringing together fifteen articles by scholars in Europe and North America, this collection aims to represent and advance studies in historical lexis. It highlights the significance of the understanding of dictionary-making and language-making as important socio-cultural phenomena. With its general focus on England and English, the book investigates... more...

  • Lexicographica (2010)by

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 232.00

    Das Internationale Jahrbuch für Lexikographie erscheint seit 1985 einmal jährlich und enthält die Rubriken: Aufsätze, Diskussionen, Tagungs- und Werkstattberichte, Rezensionen sowie eine laufende Bibliographie zu Zeitschriftenaufsätzen zur Lexikographie. Bei den Aufsätzen gibt es jeweils einen thematisch gebundenen und einen nichtthematischen Teil.Lexicographica... more...

  • Lexical Functions in Lexicography and Natural Language Processingby Leo Wanner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 180.00

    Lexical Functions in Lexicography and Natural Language Processing is entirely devoted to the topic of Lexical Functions, which have been introduced in the framework of the Meaning-Text Theory (MTT) as a means for describing restricted lexical co-occurrence and derivational relations. It provides detailed background information, comparative studies... more...

  • Meaning and Lexicographyby Jerzy Tomaszczyk; Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 240.00

    While lexicology, lexical semantics, and lexicography all share an interest in lexical items, they often tend to be regarded as three separate albeit interrelated fields. Indeed, the extent to which the interrelationship is recognized and taken into account in lexicographic practice is the moot point. The conference which produced the papers offered... more...