A Thesaurus of Old English: Introduction and thesaurus

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Rodopi, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 1555 pages
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A Thesaurus of Old English is conceptually arranged, and presents the vocabulary of Anglo-Saxon England within ordered categories. This allows the user to approach the materials of the Thesaurus by subject rather than through an alphabetic index as is the case for many thesauri. The provision of brief indications of meaning at all levels of this scheme allows word-senses to follow on from ideas explained, so that this thesaurus incorporates information about word meaning and could be described as an inside-out dictionary, with meanings first and then words. In addition to providing hitherto unavailable information for linguists, historians of language, authors, students of English, and textual scholars, A Thesaurus of Old English is a rich resource for investigating social and cultural history, showing the development of concepts through the words that refer to them. The Thesaurus can be consulted online at the University of Glasgow website.
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
23
Section 3
135
Section 4
186
Section 5
250
Section 6
359
Section 7
406
Section 8
461
Section 10
502
Section 11
541
Section 12
598
Section 13
616
Section 14
639
Section 15
651
Section 16
699
Section 17
714

Section 9
490

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