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By Keith Brown,Jim Miller

ISBN-10: 0521747457

ISBN-13: 9780521747455

ISBN-10: 0521766753

ISBN-13: 9780521766753

The Cambridge Dictionary of Linguistics presents concise and transparent definitions of the entire phrases any undergraduate or graduate scholar is probably going to come across within the examine of linguistics and English language or in different levels concerning linguistics, akin to sleek languages, media reviews and translation. lt covers the foremost components of syntax, morphology, phonology, phonetics, semantics and pragmatics but additionally comprises phrases from discourse research, stylistics, ancient linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics and corpus linguistics. It offers entries for 246 languages, together with 'major' languages and languages usually pointed out in learn papers and textbooks. positive aspects comprise cross-referencing among entries and prolonged entries on a few phrases. the place applicable, entries include illustrative examples from English and different languages and lots of offer etymologies bringing out the metaphors mendacity at the back of the technical phrases. additionally on hand is an digital model of the dictionary together with 'clickable' cross-referencing.

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