[Full Book] Practical Lexicography

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Author: Bo Svensén
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 285

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Practical Lexicography by Bo Svensén, Practical Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Practical Lexicography books, This is the first book to give a full and readable account of how dictionaries are made. It is both a general introduction to lexicography and a systematic guide to lexicographic methods. Included are sections on treatment of pronunciation, inflection, constructions, collocations, and idioms; the structure of entries and their arrangement in a dictionary; and the planning, execution, and monitoring of a dictionary project. Practical Lexicography demonstrates how both one-language and two-language dictionaries are written, the ways in which materials are selected, arranged, and explained, and how computers have revolutionized the making of dictionaries.


[Full Book] The Oxford Guide To Practical Lexicography

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Publisher: OUP Oxford
Author: B. T. Sue Atkins
Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 552

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Practical Lexicography by B. T. Sue Atkins, The Oxford Guide To Practical Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Guide To Practical Lexicography books, This is a down-to-earth, 'how to do it' textbook on the making of dictionaries. Written by professional lexicographers with over seventy years' experience between them, the book presents a step-by-step course for the training of lexicographers in all settings, including publishing houses, colleges, and universities world-wide, and for the teaching of lexicography as an academic discipline. It takes readers through the processes of designing, collecting, and annotating a corpus of texts; shows how to analyse the data in order to extract the relevant information; and demonstrates how these findings are drawn together in the semantic, grammatical, and pedagogic components that make up an entry. The authors explain the relevance and application of recent linguistic theories, such as prototype theory and frame semantics, and describe the role of software in the manipulation of data and the compilation of entries. They provide practical exercises at every stage. The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography draws on materials developed by the authors over more than twenty years of teaching courses for publishing houses and universities in the US, Japan, Hong Kong and China, South Africa, Australia, the UK, and Europe. It will be welcomed everywhere by lexicographers, teachers of lexicography, and their students. It is also fascinating reading for all those interested in discovering how dictionaries are made.


[Full Book] Practical Lexicography

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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: Thierry Fontenelle
Category : Computers
Languages : en
Pages : 405

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Practical Lexicography by Thierry Fontenelle, Practical Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Practical Lexicography books, This reader collects some of the best and most useful work in practical lexicography, focusing on the central issues and hottest topics in the field. An essential resource for all students and scholars of lexicography and lexicology as well as professional lexicographers.


[Full Book] A Practical Guide To Lexicography

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Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
Author: Piet van Sterkenburg
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 460

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Practical Lexicography by Piet van Sterkenburg, A Practical Guide To Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Practical Guide To Lexicography books, 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 are outlined and its specific terminology is explained in the Glossary. Each chapter provides ample suggestions for further reading. Naturally, electronic dictionaries, corpus analysis, and database management are central themes throughout the book. The book also "introduces" questions about the many types of definition, meaning, sense relations, and stylistics. And that is not all: those afraid to embark on a dictionary adventure will find out all about the pitfalls in the chapters on Design. A Practical Guide to Lexicography introduces and seduces you to learn about the achievements, unexpected possibilities, and challenges of modern-day lexicography.


[Full Book] The Oxford Guide To Practical Lexicography

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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: B. T. Sue Atkins
Category : Computers
Languages : en
Pages : 540

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Practical Lexicography by B. T. Sue Atkins, The Oxford Guide To Practical Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Guide To Practical Lexicography books, This comprehensive introduction by two of the world's leading lexicographers presents a course in dictionary-making for publishers, colleges, and universities world-wide. The book takes readers through building a corpus, analysing the data, and writing entries. Numerous exercises show the use of software to manipulate data and compile entries.


[Full Book] A Practical Guide To Lexicography

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Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
Author: P. G. J. van Sterkenburg
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 459

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Practical Lexicography by P. G. J. van Sterkenburg, A Practical Guide To Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Practical Guide To Lexicography books, 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 are outlined and its specific terminology is explained in the Glossary. Each chapter provides ample suggestions for further reading. Naturally, electronic dictionaries, corpus analysis, and database management are central themes throughout the book. The book also "introduces" questions about the many types of definition, meaning, sense relations, and stylistics. And that is not all: those afraid to embark on a dictionary adventure will find out all about the pitfalls in the chapters on Design. A Practical Guide to Lexicography introduces and seduces you to learn about the achievements, unexpected possibilities, and challenges of modern-day lexicography.


[Full Book] Third Esf Summer School In Linguistics Computational Lexicology And Lexicography Pisa 25 July 12 August 1988

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Category : Lexicography
Languages : en
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[Full Book] New Trends In Lexicography

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Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Author: Olga Karpova
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 280

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Practical Lexicography by Olga Karpova, New Trends In Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download New Trends In Lexicography books, The present book contains a collection of works developing new trends in theoretical and practical lexicography devoted to manifold description of lexis. All papers are divided into two main sections: Part I, Systemic and Cross-cultural Relations of Words in the Dictionary, presents analysis of cultural issues and phraseology with special reference to English dictionaries for general- and specific-purposes. The main focus is given to the principles of lexicographic presentation of non-equivalent lexis, idioms, clichés, nominations of non-verbal behaviour and proper names of people in bilingual and monolingual dictionaries. Part II, entitled Specialized Dictionaries: Traditions and Innovations, deals with peculiarities of Author Lexicography, Learners lexicography, LSP dictionaries, dictionaries of English verbs, and varieties of the English language in its synchronic and diachronic aspects. This book is based on plenary presentations of the VIIIth school on Lexicography “Synchronic and Diachronic Lexicography: A New Age of Theory and Practice” (Ivanovo State University, September 10–12, 2009) and continues the series of monographs devoted to theoretical and practical problems of modern and historical lexicography: Essays on Lexicon, Lexicography, Terminography in Russian, American and Other Cultures (2007) and Lexicography and Terminology: A Worldwide Outlook (2009) published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


[Full Book] A Sociolinguistic History Of British English Lexicography

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Publisher: Routledge
Author: Heming Yong
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 258

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Practical Lexicography by Heming Yong, A Sociolinguistic History Of British English Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Sociolinguistic History Of British English Lexicography books, A Sociolinguistic History of British English Lexicography traces the evolution of British English dictionaries from their earliest roots to the end of the 20th century by adopting both sociolinguistic and lexicographical perspectives. It attempts to break out of the limits of the dictionary-ontology paradigm and set British English dictionary-making and research against a broader background of socio-cultural observations, thus relating the development of English lexicography to changes in English, accomplishments in English linguistics, social and cultural progress, and advances in science and technology. It unfolds a vivid, coherent and complete picture of how English dictionary-making develops from its archetype to the prescriptive, the historical, the descriptive and finally to the cognitive model, how it interrelates to the course of the development of a nation's culture and the historical growth of its lexicographical culture, as well as how English lexicography spreads from British English to other major regional varieties through inheritance, innovation and self-perfection. This volume will be of interest to students and academics of English lexicography, English linguistics and world English lexicography.


[Full Book] The Evolution Of English Lexicography

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Publisher: CreateSpace
Author: James A. H. Murray
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 34

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Practical Lexicography by James A. H. Murray, The Evolution Of English Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Evolution Of English Lexicography books, The Evolution of English Lexicography by James A.H. Murray. Lexicography is divided by two related disciplines: Practical lexicography is the art or craft of compiling, writing and editing dictionaries. Theoretical lexicography is the scholarly discipline of analyzing and describing the semantic, syntagmatic and paradigmatic relationships within the lexicon (vocabulary) of a language, developing theories of dictionary components and structures linking the data in dictionaries, the needs for information by users in specific types of situation, and how users may best access the data incorporated in printed and electronic dictionaries. This is sometimes referred to as 'metalexicography'. A person devoted to lexicography is called a lexicographer. General lexicography focuses on the design, compilation, use and evaluation of general dictionaries, i.e. dictionaries that provide a description of the language in general use. Such a dictionary is usually called a general dictionary or LGP dictionary (Language for General Purpose). Specialized lexicography focuses on the design, compilation, use and evaluation of specialized dictionaries, i.e. dictionaries that are devoted to a (relatively restricted) set of linguistic and factual elements of one or more specialist subject fields, e.g. legal lexicography. Such a dictionary is usually called a specialized dictionary or LSP dictionary and following Nielsen 1994, specialized dictionaries are either multi-field, single-field or sub-field dictionaries. There is some disagreement on the definition of lexicology, as distinct from lexicography. Some use "lexicology" as a synonym for theoretical lexicography; others use it to mean a branch of linguistics pertaining to the inventory of words in a particular language. When the 'Act to facilitate the provision of Allotments for the Labouring Classes' was before the House of Commons in 1887, a well-known member for a northern constituency asked the Minister who had charge of the measure for a definition of the term allotment, which occurred so often in the Bill. The Minister somewhat brusquely told his interrogator to 'look in the Dictionary,' at which there was, according to the newspapers, 'a laugh.' The member warmly protested that, being called upon to consider a measure dealing with things therein called 'Allotments', a term not known to English Law, nor explained in the Bill itself, he had a right to ask for a definition. But the only answer he received was 'Johnson's Dictionary! Johnson's Dictionary!' at which, according to the newspapers, the House gave 'another laugh,' and the interrogator subsided. The real humour of the situation, which was unfortunately lost upon the House of Commons, was, that as agricultural allotments had not been thought of in the days of Dr. Johnson, no explanation of the term in this use is to be found in Johnson's Dictionary; as, however, this happened to be unknown, alike to the questioner and to the House, the former missed a chance of 'scoring' brilliantly, and the House the chance of a third laugh, this time at the expense of the Minister. But the replies of the latter are typical of the notions of a large number of persons, who habitually speak of 'the Dictionary,' just as they do of 'the Bible,' or 'the Prayer-book,' or 'the Psalms'; and who, if pressed as to the authorship of these works, would certainly say that 'the Psalms' were composed by David, and 'the Dictionary' by Dr. Johnson.


[Full Book] Meaning And Lexicography

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Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
Author: Jerzy Tomaszczyk
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 340

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Practical Lexicography by Jerzy Tomaszczyk, Meaning And Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Meaning And Lexicography books, 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 in this volume was designed to bring their practioners together and thus gives an impetus to closer cooperation among them, It is the editors' conviction that the practical activity of lexicography should learn more from its sister fields. People working in lexicography, lexical semantics, etc. may find some of the insights arrived at in the more practically oriented descriptions pertinent and useful.


[Full Book] The Bloomsbury Handbook Of Lexicography

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Howard Jackson
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 512

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Practical Lexicography by Howard Jackson, The Bloomsbury Handbook Of Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Bloomsbury Handbook Of Lexicography books, A definitive guide to the long tradition of lexicography, this handbook is a rigorous and systematic overview of the field and its recent developments. Featuring key topics, research areas, new directions and a manageable guide to beginning and developing research in the field, this one-volume reference provides both a survey of current research and more practical guidance for advanced study. Fully updated and revised to take account of recent developments, in particular innovations in digital technology and online lexicography, this second edition features: - 6 new chapters, covering metalexicography, lexicography for Asian languages, lexicography for endangered and minority languages, onomasiological lexicography, collaborative lexicography, and internet dictionaries - Thoroughly revised chapters on learner dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries and future directions, alongside a significantly updated third part on 'New Directions in Lexicography', accounting for innovations in digital lexicography - An expanded glossary of key terms and an updated annotated bibliography Identifying and describing the central concepts associated with lexicography and its main branches of study, The Bloomsbury Handbook of Lexicography demonstrates the direct influence of linguistics on the development of the field and is an essential resource for anyone interested in this area.


[Full Book] Cognitive Lexicography

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Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Author: Carolin Ostermann
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 392

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Practical Lexicography by Carolin Ostermann, Cognitive Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Cognitive Lexicography books, English lexicography and linguistics have always shared close ties, yet the potential of cognitive linguistics for lexicography has only been hesitantly acknowledged in the literature. This is what cognitive lexicography attempts to change by using insights gained in cognitive semantic research for the development of new dictionary features. After a short survey of the history and practice of English monolingual learner lexicography, as well as an outline of the relationship between linguistics and lexicography, three new dictionary features are developed. They cover three different cognitive semantic theories as well as three different parts of the monolingual dictionary entry, each time for a new set of lexemes. Frame semantics, conceptual metaphor theory, as well as cognitive conceptions of polysemy, are used to create a new example section for agentive nouns, a new defining structure for emotion terms and a new microstructural arrangement for particle entries. Dictionary analyses on all, as well as user studies on two of the features, complement these suggestions. The monograph thus presents a new approach to lexicography that incorporates into its description of lexical items how humans perceive and conceptualise language.


[Full Book] Essays On Lexicon Lexicography Terminography In Russian American And Other Cultures

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Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Author: Olga Karpova
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 265

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Practical Lexicography by Olga Karpova, Essays On Lexicon Lexicography Terminography In Russian American And Other Cultures Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Essays On Lexicon Lexicography Terminography In Russian American And Other Cultures books, The book contains a collection of works devoted to the most topical issues of modern linguistics, including сross-cultural communication, various aspects of theoretical and practical lexicography, terminology and terminography. Papers contributed are divided into four major sections. Cultural Aspects in Different Linguistic and Lexicographic Traditions deals with analysis of cultural aspects of language and lexicography with special reference to English, Russian, German, French, Arabic and other languages. User’s Perspective and Dictionary Use is devoted to discussion of research results in the field of user’s needs and demands received during social surveys in different countries. Terminology and Terminography reveals the latest tendencies in modern terminology formation, scientific knowledge engineering in languages for special purposes and professional communication, while New Dictionaries Projects presents models of new reference works. All those and many other topics were discussed at the VI-th International School-Seminar Lexicon, Lexicography, Terminography in Russian, American and Other Cultures held at Ivanovo State University, Russia, September 12-14, 2005.


[Full Book] Dictionaries An International Encyclopedia Of Lexicography

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Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Author: Rufus Gouws
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 1592

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Practical Lexicography by Rufus Gouws, Dictionaries An International Encyclopedia Of Lexicography Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Dictionaries An International Encyclopedia Of Lexicography books, The basis for this additional volume are the three volumes of the handbooks Dictionaries. An International Encyclopedia of Lexicography (HSK 5.1–5.3), published between 1989 and 1991. An updating has been perceived as an important desideratum for a considerable time. In the present Supplementary Volume the premises and subjects of HSK 5.1–5.3 are complemented by new articles that take account of the practice-internal and theoretical developments of the last 15 years. Special attention has been given to the following topics: the status and function of lexicographic reference works, the history of lexicography, the theory of lexicography, lexicographic processes, lexicographic training and lexicographic institutions, new metalexicographic methods, electronic and, especially, computer-assisted lexicography.


[Full Book] Lexicography In The Borderland Between Knowledge And Non Knowledge

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Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Author: Sven Tarp
Category : Foreign Language Study
Languages : en
Pages : 308

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Practical Lexicography by Sven Tarp, Lexicography In The Borderland Between Knowledge And Non Knowledge Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Lexicography In The Borderland Between Knowledge And Non Knowledge books, Biographical note: Sven Tarp, Center for Lexicography, Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, Denmark.