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Title: A Student's Dictionary of Language and Linguistics

The terminology used in linguistics can be confusing for those encountering the subject for the first time. This dictionary provides accessible and authoritative explanations of the terms and concepts currently in use in all the major areas of language and linguistics, (pronunciation, word structure, sentence structure, meaning) as well as in the study of the social, anthropological, psychological and neurological aspects of language.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Hodder Education
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0340652667
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256pp
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0340652675
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256pp
Prices: $60.00