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Title: Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics
Written By: Bhadumod Bussmann

A team of over 30 linguists come together for the Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics, forming 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. Clear and concise definitions of key terminology, concepts and themes are complemented by extensive cross-references to synonyms and related terms, salient English-language examples and detailed bibliographies. For ease of use, the book also contains maps indicating the distribution of languages and a cumulative bibliography containing hundreds of references.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415022258
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 560
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