Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics
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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ACOUSTIC ACOUSTIC PHONETICS adj/n ADVERBS AIRSTREAM MECHANISM ANAPHORS applied approach ARTICULATION ARTICULATORY Chomsky CHOMSKYAN CLAUSE component consonant CONSTITUENT constraint constructions context contrast defined derived dialect discourse DISTINCTIVE FEATURE theory dominance elements English especially example expression formal FRICATIVES function GOVERNMENT-BINDING THEORY GRAMMAR to refer GRAMMATICAL analysis GRAMMATICAL description HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS INFLECTION involved language ACQUISITION LEXICAL ITEMS linguistic theory linguistic UNIT LINGUISTICS to refer MANNER OF ARTICULATION meaning models MORPHEME MORPHOLOGY nasal Noam Chomsky node notion NOUN PHRASE opposed OPTIMALITY THEORY particular PHRASE-STRUCTURE GRAMMAR PLACE OF ARTICULATION PLOSIVES position predicate principle PRONOUN proposition prosodic PSYCHOLINGUISTICS recognized relation RELATIONAL GRAMMAR relationship REPRESENTATION role rules segments SEMANTICS sense sentence sequence SOCIOLINGUISTICS speaker specific speech sounds structure syllable symbol SYNTACTIC SYNTAX TAGMEMIC tense term sometimes THEMATIC ROLE theory of PHONOLOGY tone TRANSFORMATIONAL GRAMMAR types usually UTTERANCE variations verb VOCAL VOCAL FOLDS voice vowel word