Lexicology/Vocabulary Products

  • New Essays on the Nature of Propositions

    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan

    These are exciting times for philosophical theorizing about propositions, with the last 15 years seeing the development of new approaches and the emergence of new theorists. Propositions have been invoked to explain thought and cognition, the nature and attribution of mental states, language and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of the Underworld (Routledge Revivals)

    British and American

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • Slang

    To-Day and Yesterday

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages. As well as looking at commonly used slang, there are sections that give the reader insight into more unusual areas such as Cockney…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • A Dictionary of Abbreviations

    With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.M. forces to make their way amid the jungle of wartime abbreviations. The preface notes that newspaper readers, sailors, soldiers and airmen had to thrust themselves, like explorers, into these abbreviations in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • A New Testament Word Book (Routledge Revivals)

    A Glossary

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1940, this book provides a literary dictionary to the New Testament. The treatment of selected words and phrases is not theological, but lexicographical and etymological. Each entry is introduced by illustrative quotations from the New Testament, and the book provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

  • Routledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916)

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1816 and revised in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms contains the entirety of his most enduring work. The revised edition is supplemented by a large number of words, the applications of which had grown into the language in the preceding years or had taken on…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: An Outline of Anglo-Saxon Grammar (1936)

    Published as an Appendix to "An Anglo-Saxon Reader"

    By James W. Bright

    First published in 1936, this book is intended to provide an outline of Anglo-Saxon grammar for beginners, focusing on well-selected, succinctly stated rules rather than giving a detailed survey. It focuses on the West-Saxon dialect as this is best suited to beginners due to its uniformity in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • A Frequency Dictionary of Korean

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By Sun-Hee Lee, Seok Bae Jang, Sang Kyu Seo

    A Frequency Dictionary of Korean is an invaluable tool for all learners of Korean, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language. Based on the Sejong National Corpora, the largest written and spoken corpora in Korean comprised of 10 million words collected from different…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Frequency Dictionaries

  • A Frequency Dictionary of Korean

    Core Vocabulary for Learners

    By Sun-Hee Lee, Seok Bae Jang, Sang Kyu Seo

    A Frequency Dictionary of Korean is an invaluable tool for all learners of Korean, providing a list of the 5000 most frequently used words in the language.   Based on the Sejong National Corpora, the largest written and spoken corpora in Korean comprised of 10 million words collected from…

    CD-ROM – 2016-08-05
    Routledge

  • Vocabulary

    Edited by Stuart Webb

    Although there is a long history of research on vocabulary, the vast majority of studies have appeared over the last 30 years. This new reference work will provide a comprehensive source of the most influential findings that will be both a useful starting point for developing knowledge of the field…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Towards a Contextual Grammar of English

    The Clause and its Place in the Definition of Sentence

    By Eugene Winter

    This study, first published in 1982, attempts to show that the foundations of a contextual grammar of English must be firmly based on an adequate definition of the sentence. This book will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

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