A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics

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Wiley, Feb 10, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 508 pages
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Completely revised and updated in its fifth edition, A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics is the standard single-volume reference for its field.

  • Incorporates new words or senses that have developed in linguistics during the past 5 years, based on recommendations from a team of experts.
  • Includes increased coverage of terms arising from recent theoretical formalizations.
  • Contains a separate table of abbreviations and table of symbols at the end of the book.
  • Remains the standard single-volume reference for the field of linguistics and phonetics.
  • Fifth edition now includes more than 5,000 terms.

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i have always been a fan to David Crystal`s books and i have just noticed that this one is one of the best i have read so far.

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A great and useful book

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David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor. He is the author of several benchmark reference volumes, including The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language (1995) and An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Language and Languages (Blackwell, 1992).

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