1st Edition

Dictionaries British/h





ISBN 9780367004804
Published May 7, 2019 by Routledge
110 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents a detailed explanation of the essential facts of dictionaries in general. It includes information on the origin of English dictionaries and the authority and choice of a dictionary.

Table of Contents

1. Deciding its scope 2. The dictionary's use of earlier authorities 3. New material used in dictionary-making 4. Spelling 5. Pronunciation 6. Etymology 7. Meanings 8. Definitions 9. Arrangement of senses 10. Quotations 11. Restrictive labels' 12. Reading the proofs 13. Non-lexicographical features

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