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- 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...
- 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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 92.21
Hauptbeschreibung Seitdem mit dem Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English 1978 zum ersten Mal ein Lernerwörterbuch von einem kontrollierten Definitionswortschatz Gebrauch machte, übernahmen mehrere englischsprachige Lernerwörterbücher dieses Vorgehen. Mit dem Erscheinen der ersten Wörterbücher für Deutsch als Fremdsprache wurde zunehmend auch... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 238.00
The study essays an overall view of 16th century German lexicography on the basis of single-, two- and multi-language dictionaries printed on German-speaking territory in that period. The following aspects are dealt with: dictionary typology (forms of lemma selection and commentary); prefaces and postscripts to dictionaries; dictionary titles; author,... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 699.00
The handbooks Dictionaries. An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography (Vol.5.1-3) are the basis for the Supplementary Volume. It presents new articles that take account of the practice-internal and theoretical developments of the last 15 years. Special attention has been given to lexicographic reference works, the theory of lexicography, lexicographic... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Do, or should, dictionaries control language? How do they treat language change, both now and in the past? Which words do dictionaries leave out - and on what grounds? Dictionaries are far more than works which list the words and meanings of a language. In this Very Short Introduction Lynda Mugglestone shows that all dictionaries are partial and all... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 74.95
Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. Who makes them? Where do they come from? What do they offer? How can we evaluate them? The Dictionary of Lexicography provides answers to all these questions and addresses a wide range of issues: * the traditions of dictionary-making * the different... more...