A Practical Guide to Lexicography
P. G. J. van Sterkenburg
John Benjamins Publishing, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 459 pages
This is a state-of-the-art Guide to the fascinating world of the lexicon and its description in various types of dictionaries.A team of experts brings together a solid Introduction to Lexicography and leads you through decision-making processes step-by-step to compile and design dictionaries for general and specific purposes. The domains of lexicography are outlined and its specific terminology is explained in the Glossary. Each chapter provides ample suggestions for further reading. Naturally, electronic dictionaries, corpus analysis, and database management are central themes throughout the book.The book also "introduces" questions about the many types of definition, meaning, sense relations, and stylistics. And that is not all: those afraid to embark on a dictionary adventure will find out all about the pitfalls in the chapters on Design."A Practical Guide to Lexicography" introduces and seduces you to learn about the achievements, unexpected possibilities, and challenges of modern-day lexicography.
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adjectives alphabetical ordering annotation antonyms bilingual dictionaries COBUILD collocations combinations common compounds concept contains context corpora corpus corpus linguistics database defined definition derived dictio dictionary article dictionary users distinction domain Dutch edition electronic dictionary etymology example expressions extensional definition format frequency function given grammatical headword hyponyms idioms illustrate indicating instance language user learner's dictionary learners lemma lemmata lexeme lexical item lexical unit lexicographer linguistic macrostructure meaning monolingual dictionaries morphological multilingual nary noun occurs online lexicons onomasiological Oxford particular phrasal verbs phrase plural polysemous pragmatic production pronunciation proverbs reference relationship relevant restricted selection semagram semantic semasiological sense SGML speakers specialized dictionaries specific speech structure style subject field synonyms syntactic target language terminological text corpus tion translation typical typology usage label various verb vocabulary word