"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
To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.
This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.
The "Kluge" is the famous standard dictionary of German etymology. It comprehensively informs about the historical development and forming of 13,000 German and foreign words. For this edition, the editor has carefully examined, revised and updated the entire text. For the first time the Kluge is published with a CD-ROM that allows detailed and quick inquiries. The layout and cover have been redisigned to give the dictionary a more up-to-date appearance.
The language of publication is German.
ZUR EINRICHTUNG DES WÖRTERBUCHS Welche Wörter sind aufgenommen worden? Der Aufbau der einzelnen Artikel
EINFÜHRUNG IN DIE TERMINILOGIE Abgrenzung Allgemeines, Urschöpfung Syntaktische Fügungen Semantische Begriffsbildung Kurzwörter Entlehnungen Wortgebrauch Grammatik Lautstand Zeitliche Verhältnisse Register