Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics

By Hadumod Bussmann

Edited by Kerstin Kazzazi, Gregory Trauth

© 1996 – Routledge

560 pages

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About the Book

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.


'The field needs and should welcome this new scholarly dictionary. Linguistics scholars will settle for nothing less than the Routledge dictionary.' - Rettig on Reference

'This is one of the best one-volume linguistics dictionaries available….it features concise, scholarly definitions, thorough bibliographical references, helpful diagrams and illustrations, and an admirably broad scope.' - Choice

Table of Contents

Areas Covered

Applied linguistics, artificial intelligence, basic terminology, computational linguistics, conversational analysis, discourse analysis, grammar, graphemics, history of language, language change, languages, linguistics schools, logics, morphology, neurolinguistics, phonetics, phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, rhetoric, semantics, semiotics, sociolinguistics, stylistics, syntax, text linguistics, transformational grammar, typology, universals.

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