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Mon Feb 20 2012

Books: Lexicography: Allen

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        1.     Tara Thomas , The Routledge Portuguese Bilingual Dictionary: Allen


Message 1: The Routledge Portuguese Bilingual Dictionary: Allen
Date: 16-Feb-2012
From: Tara Thomas <tara.thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: The Routledge Portuguese Bilingual Dictionary: Allen
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Title: The Routledge Portuguese Bilingual Dictionary
Subtitle: Portuguese-English and English-Portuguese
Published: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415434331/

Author: Maria Allen
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415434331 Pages: 760 Price: U.K. £ 130.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415434331 Pages: 760 Price: U.S. $ 200.00
Abstract:

This compact and up-to-date two-way dictionary provides a comprehensive
and modern vocabulary. It is the ideal reference for all users of Portuguese.

The dictionary includes an extensive coverage of practical terminology from a
diversity of fields including; business and economics, law, medicine and
information technology as well as common abbreviations, toponyms (place
names), nationalities, numerous idiomatic expressions and slang.

Key features:

-Completely up-to-date reflecting the recently-agreed orthographic changes
between Brazil and Portugal.
-Definitions and differences in both variants clearly signposted.
-Brazilian Portuguese vocabulary where it differs from European-African
Portuguese and some American English terms.
-Coverage of colloquial and slang registers.
-Useful notes on grammatical points and false friends, as well as boxes with
cultural knowledge relating to the U.K., U.S.A., Brazil, Portugal and the other
Portuguese-speaking countries.

"The Routledge Portuguese Bilingual Dictionary" provides the maximum
information in the minimum space, making it an invaluable reference source

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Portuguese (por)

Written In: English (eng)

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http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=59401



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