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  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary

    A Guide for Research

    By Paweł Szudarski

    Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary Studies provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author explains step-by-step how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions such as: The frequency…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Origin of Kibosh

    Routledge Studies in Etymology

    By Gerald Cohen, Stephen Goranson, Matthew Little

    This is an etymological study of the origins of the word kibosh, which has long been one of the great mysteries of the English language. Unconvincing derivations have been suggested from Yiddish to Gaelic and Italian, and thus far consensus among lexicographers has leaned toward referencing the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Vocabulary and English for Specific Purposes Research

    Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives

    By Averil Coxhead

    This volume provides an important contribution to the study of vocabulary and its relationship to English for Specific Purposes (ESP) research and teaching. Focussing on quantitative and qualitative approaches, this book draws on a wide range of literature to explores key issues that include: how…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes

  • A Thesaurus of African Languages

    A Classified and Annotated Inventory of the Spoken Languages of Africa With an Appendix on Their Written Representation

    Edited by Michael Mann, David Dalby

    Originally published in 1987, this thesaurus is concerned with the spoken languages of Africa. Languages are grouped into a relatively large number of sets and subsets within which the relationship of languages to one another is locally apparent and uncontroversial. The volume presents the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Linguistic Surveys of Africa

    Edited by Various Authors

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, originally published between 1930 and 1987, provides an invaluable resource for the study of African languages and for critically on reflecting the history of the field. A…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • A Grammar of the Margi Language

    By Carl Hoffmann

    Originally published in 1963, this was, and still is, the only Grammar to be published of the Margi language which is spoken by the people of the Adamawa and Bornu areas of Nigeria. Definitions and explanations ahve been given in as explicitya form as possible, especially where the average student…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • The Eastern Sudanic Languages

    By A. N. Tucker

    Originally published in 1940 this book focusses on the three main groups of Eastern Sudanic languages, namely Moru-Madi, Bong-Baka-Bagirmi and Ndogo-Sere. The term 'Eastern Sudanic Languages' is used here primarily in a geographical sense: the dialects in the Souther Sudan form the eastern boundary…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • A Study of the Àcoólî Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    This volume re-issues the second, revised edition of 1955. This grammar and vocabulary of the Àcoólî language (here spoken by the central group Patíko-AlƐƐro-Payïïra) contains numerous examples partly to illustrate rules, partly to supply phrases relevant for daily life. The vocabulary also…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Language in Zambia

    Edited by Sirarpi Ohannessian, Mubanga E. Kashoki

    Originally published in 1978, this volume is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 presents an overview of the linguistic situation in Zambia: who speaks which languages, where they are spoken, what these languages are like. Special emphasis is given to the extensive survey of the languages of the Kafue…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland

    Volume One

    By Malcolm Guthrie, A. N. Tucker

    The northern limit of the Bantu languages is one of the important linguistic boundaries of Africa and this and the subsequent 3 volumes provide an invaluable resource which delimits the frontier. Since a number of the languages investigated had not hitherto been recorded, while with others the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

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