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LINGUIST List 18.111

Fri Jan 12 2007

Books: Lexicography/Computational Linguistics: Stein

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Ulrich Lueders, A Dictionary of English Affixes: Stein


Message 1: A Dictionary of English Affixes: Stein
Date: 06-Jan-2007
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: A Dictionary of English Affixes: Stein


Title: A Dictionary of English Affixes
Subtitle: Their function and meaning
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in English Linguistics 12
Published: 2007
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Author: Gabriele Stein
Hardback: ISBN: 9783895863875 Pages: 190 Price: Europe EURO 88.00
Abstract:

A student's dictionary of English confronts the learner with more than
50,000 words- an intimidating prospect. The present book shows that a few
hundred word elements occur over and over again (affixes for instance like
-ation, bio-, de-, -ize, -less, un-). Learning these- their individual
meaning and how they combine- is a gigantic step towards understanding the
many thousands of complex words of which they form a part. So a lexical
item like 'bidirectionally' will easily be analysed and processed as a
combination of bi-direct-ion-al-ly, 'in two directions'. The inclusion and
clear differentiation of affix synonyms and antonyms completes this new and
systematic lexical treatment. A Dictionary of English Affixes thus
constitutes a unique linguistic tool for vocabulary expansion as well as
text comprehension and analysis.

But in addition, the book will have a quite distinct and separate
application in automated language processing.

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
                            Lexicography

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=23222


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