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By B. T. Sue Atkins,Michael Rundell

ISBN-10: 0199277702

ISBN-13: 9780199277704

ISBN-10: 0199277710

ISBN-13: 9780199277711

this can be a down-to-earth, 'how to do it' textbook at the making of dictionaries. Written by way of specialist lexicographers with over seventy years' event among them, the booklet provides a step by step path for the educational of lexicographers in all settings, together with publishing homes, faculties, and universities world-wide, and for the educating of lexicography as a tutorial self-discipline. It takes readers throughout the approaches of designing, accumulating, and annotating a corpus of texts; exhibits tips on how to examine the knowledge with the intention to extract the suitable info; and demonstrates how those findings are drawn jointly within the semantic, grammatical, and pedagogic parts that make up an access. The authors clarify the relevance and alertness of modern linguistic theories, corresponding to prototype thought and body semantics, and describe the function of software program within the manipulation of knowledge and the compilation of entries. they supply useful workouts at each level.

The Oxford advisor to functional Lexicography attracts on fabrics built through the authors over greater than 20 years of educating classes for publishing homes and universities within the US, Japan, Hong Kong and China, South Africa, Australia, the united kingdom, and Europe. will probably be welcomed all over by means of lexicographers, lecturers of lexicography, and their scholars. it's also interesting examining for all these attracted to gaining knowledge of how dictionaries are made.

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