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Title: Practical Lexicography
Subtitle: A Reader
Edited By: Thierry Fontenelle
URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199292349
Description:

This book collects and introduces some of the best and most useful work in
practical lexicography. It has been designed as a resource for students and
scholars of lexicography and lexicology and to be an essential reference
for professional lexicographers. It focusses on central issues in the field
and covers topics hotly debated in lexicography circles. After a full
contextual introduction Thierry Fontenelle divides the book into twelve
parts - theoretical perspectives, corpus design, lexicographical evidence,
word senses and polysemy, collocations and idioms, definitions, examples,
grammar and usage, bilingual lexicography, tools and methods, semantic
networks, and how dictionaries are used. The book is fully referenced and
indexed.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199292337
ISBN-13: 9780199292332
Pages: 416
Prices: U.K. £ 70.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199292345
ISBN-13: 9780199292349
Pages: 416
Prices: U.K. £ 27.50