Lexicology/Vocabulary Products

  • Francisco Varo's Glossary of the Mandarin Language

    Vol. 1: An English and Chinese Annotation of the Vocabulario de la Lengua Mandarina Vol. 2: Pinyin and English Index of the Vocabulario de la Lengua Mandarina, 1st Edition

    By W South Coblin

    Western missionaries contributed largely to Chinese lexicography. Their involvement was basically a practical rather than a theoretical one. In order to preach and convert, it was necessary to speak Chinese. A missionary on post needed to learn at least two languages, the national Guanhua, the "…

    Hardback – 2006-06-30
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Lexical Priming

    A New Theory of Words and Language, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hoey

    Lexical Priming proposes a radical new theory of the lexicon, which amounts to a completely new theory of language based on how words are used in the real world. Here they are not confined to the definitions given to them in dictionaries but instead interact with other words in common patterns of…

    Paperback – 2005-04-29

  • Teaching and Researching Lexicography

    1st Edition

    By Reinhard R.K. Hartmann

    Who compiles dictionaries and other reference works? Which are used by whom? How do they achieve their purpose?Lexicography is a very important subject and the product of lexicography, the Dictionary, is a valuable resource in language learning.Teaching and Researching Lexicography explains the…

    Paperback – 2001-01-10
    Applied Linguistics in Action

  • A Sinologists Handlist of Sino-Tibetan Lexical Comparisons

    1st Edition

    By Weldon South Coblin

    The objective of the work of W. South Coblin has been to collect various materials on Chinese and Tibeto-Burman languages into a single list and to arrange this list in a clear and convenient form, with indexes which make the information easily accessible.The author presents the view that Chinese…

    Paperback – 1986-06-30
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

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