Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics

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Wiley, Jan 22, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 560 pages
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David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field.
  • Includes in excess of 5,100 terms, grouped into over 3,000 entries
  • Coverage reflects recommendations by a team of experts in phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics, making it exceptionally comprehensive
  • Incorporates new ideas stemming from the minimalist program
  • Contains a separate table of abbreviations and table of symbols, along with an updated International Phonetic Alphabet
  • Updates entries to reflect the way established terms are now perceived in light of changes in the field, providing a unique insight into the historical development of linguistics
  • Remains the standard single-volume reference for the field of linguistics and phonetics.

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About the author (2009)

David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University/st1:placetype/st1:placetype of Bangor/st1:placename/st1:placename, Wales. He is the author of several benchmark reference volumes, including The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (2009) and The Stories of English(2004).

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