A Dictionary of the German and English Languages ...

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D. Appleton, 1884 - English language - 1374 pages
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Page 6 - In the preparation of the first or German-English part, the volume published at London, under the name of Fliigel, but really compiled by Heimann, Feiling and Oxenford, was chosen as our basis, being at present the most complete and in our opinion the most judiciously prepared manual of the kind in England. This has been carefully revised, in many parts entirely re-arranged or re-written, and augmented by at least thirty thousand new words...
Page 5 - Lexicography, so that his work might thus become not only a reliable guide for the practical acquisition of that language, but one which would not forsake him in the higher walks of his pursuits, to which its literary treasures would naturally invite him.
Page 6 - ... and not unfrequently in a new form, from Hilpert, who was the first that offered to the English student a selection from the rich store of Eberhard, Maas, and Gruber. Nearly...
Page 6 - The accentuation of the German words, first introduced by Hernsius, and not a little improved by Hilpert and his coadjutors, has also been adopted, and will be regarded as a most desirable and invaluable aid to the student. Another, and it is hoped not the least; valuable addition to the volume, are the...
Page 7 - Germanized, and which often differ in pronunciation and inflection from such as are purely native, have been designated by particular marks. The vocabulary of foreign words, which now act so important a part, not only in scientific works, but...
Page 6 - English student a selection from the rich store of Eberhard, Maas, and Gruber. Nearly all the Dictionaries published in Germany having been prepared with special reference to the German student of the English, and being on that account incomplete in the German-English part, it was evidently our vocation to reverse the order for this side of the Atlantic, and to give the utmost possible completeness and perfection to the Ger man part.
Page 5 - German by such among us as covet a higher intellectual culture, as well its those who are ambitious to be abreast with the times in all that concerns the interests of Learning, Science, Art, and Philosophy. In comparing the different German-English Dictionaries, It was found that all of them were deficient in their vocabulary of foreign words, which now act so important a part...
Page 5 - The conviction that such a work was a desideratum, and oue which claimed immediate attention, was first occasioned by the steadily increasing interest manifested in the study of the German by such among us as covet a higher intellectual culture, as well as those who are ambitious to be abreast with the times in all that...
Page 6 - ... abridged and not unfrequently in a new form, from Hilpert, who was the first that offered to the English student a selection from the rich stores of Eberhard, Maas, and Gruber.
Page 5 - In preparing this volume, our principal aim was to offer to the American studenl of the German a work which would embody all the valuable results of the most recent Investigations in German Lexicography, and which might thus become not only a reliable guide for the practical acquisition o"f that language, but one which would not forsake him in the higher walks of his pursuit...

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