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A team of over 30 linguists came together for the "Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics," forming the most comprehensive and up-to-date work of its kind in the English language. In over 2,500 entries, the dictionary provides an exhaustive surrvey of the subdisciplines of linguistics and covers many of the world's languages. With its term-based approach and emphasis on clear analysis, it complements perfectly Routledge's established range of reference material in the field of linguistics. Alphabetically organized, each entry conforms to a structure designed to convey the maximum amount of information and to meet each user's needs. Clear and concise definitions of concepts and themes are complemented by a wealth of extensive cross-references to synonyms and related terms, salient English-language examples and detailed bibliographies. For ease-of-use, the book also contains 38 illustrations indicating and a cumulative bibliography containing hundreds of references.

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A comprehensive dictionary for students, instructors, and scholars of linguistics. Over 2,000 entries cover subdisciplines and many of the world's languages, providing concise definitions of important terms, concepts, and themes. Includes a key for the International Phonetic Alphabet, examples in English and other languages, and entry-specific bibliographies. Translated from the second edition of Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft published in 1990 by Kroners Verlag in Stuttgart.
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The Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics is an invaluable reference work for students, instructors and scholars of linguistics. The highly regarded second edition of the Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft by Dr. Hadumod Bussmann of the University of Munich has been specifically adapted by a team of specialists in various linguistic fields to form the most comprehensive and up-to-date work of its kind in the English language. In over 2,000 entries, the Dictionary provides a comprehensive survey of the subdisciplines of linguistics and covers many of the world's languages. It is alphabetically organized, with each entry providing clear and concise definitions of key linguistic terminology, concepts, and themes. Salient examples are given in English and a range of foreign languages. Entries also include bibliographical references. For ease of use, the Dictionary contains extensive cross-references to synonyms and related terms, and accompanying illustrations.

Synopsis:

The Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics is a unique reference work for students and teachers of linguistics. The highly regarded second edition of the Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft by Hadumod Bussmann has been specifically adapted by a team of over thirty specialist linguists to form the most comprehensive and up-to-date work of its kind in the English language. In over 2,500 entries, the Dictionary provides an exhaustive survey of the key terminology and languages of more than 30 subdisciplines of linguistics. With its term-based approach and emphasis on clear analysis, it complements perfectly Routledge's established range of reference material in the field of linguistics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415022255
With:
Trauth, Gregory P.
With:
Kazzazi, Kerstin
With:
Trauth, Gregory P.
Author:
Bussmann Hadumo
Author:
Bussmann, Hadumod
Author:
Kazzazi, Kerstin
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Language and languages
Subject:
Linguistics -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Reference - General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Harcourt Brace Big Books
Series Volume:
130
Publication Date:
19960531
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.78x7.14x1.39 in. 2.26 lbs.
Age Level:
18-18

Related Subjects

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Product details 560 pages Routledge - English 9780415022255 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics is an invaluable reference work for students, instructors and scholars of linguistics. The highly regarded second edition of the Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft by Dr. Hadumod Bussmann of the University of Munich has been specifically adapted by a team of specialists in various linguistic fields to form the most comprehensive and up-to-date work of its kind in the English language. In over 2,000 entries, the Dictionary provides a comprehensive survey of the subdisciplines of linguistics and covers many of the world's languages. It is alphabetically organized, with each entry providing clear and concise definitions of key linguistic terminology, concepts, and themes. Salient examples are given in English and a range of foreign languages. Entries also include bibliographical references. For ease of use, the Dictionary contains extensive cross-references to synonyms and related terms, and accompanying illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , The Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics is a unique reference work for students and teachers of linguistics. The highly regarded second edition of the Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft by Hadumod Bussmann has been specifically adapted by a team of over thirty specialist linguists to form the most comprehensive and up-to-date work of its kind in the English language. In over 2,500 entries, the Dictionary provides an exhaustive survey of the key terminology and languages of more than 30 subdisciplines of linguistics. With its term-based approach and emphasis on clear analysis, it complements perfectly Routledge's established range of reference material in the field of linguistics.
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