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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Systematic Lexicography
Written By: Juri Derenick Apresjan
Translated By: Kevin Windle
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SYSTEMATIC LEXICOGRAPHY
Juri Apresjan, Institute for Information Transmission Problems,
Russian Academy of Sciences
Translated by Kevin Windle, Australian National University

Juri Apresjan unites theoretical linguistics and lexicography to produce a series of dazzling insights into lexical analysis. It will be of interest to lexicologists, lexicographers, students of lingustic pragmatics, and teachers of semantics at all university levels.

October 2000 320 pp.
0-19-823780-4 $99.00
Oxford University Press

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
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