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Title: Lexicology
Subtitle: A short introduction
Written By: Michael A. K. Halliday
Colin Yallop
URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com
Description:

This readable introductory textbook presents a concise survey of
lexicology. The first section of the book is a survey of the study of
words, providing students with an overview of basic issues in defining and
understanding the word as a unit of language. This section also examines
the history of lexicology, the evolution of dictionaries and recent
developments in the field. The second section extends this study of
lexicology into the relationship between words and meaning, etymology,
prescription, language as social phenomenon and translation. 'Lexicology: A
Short Introduction' will be of interest to undergraduate students of
linguistics.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Lexicography
History of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780826494788
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00

 
 
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ISBN: 9780826494795
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: U.K. £ 12.99