The Complete Costume Dictionary - download pdf or read online

By Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

While there are dress and type dictionaries tied to precise nations or classes, none were entire. In The whole dress Dictionary, Elizabeth Lewandowski has accumulated from quite a few sources—including gown background texts, magazine articles, historic courses, autobiographies, biographies, overseas language dictionaries, and modern publications—to create a source that spans the globe, from the earliest list of style to the twenty first century.

Including greater than 20,000 type and gown phrases, this quantity additionally gains greater than three hundred illustrations. the 1st component to the e-book is an alphabetical directory of those phrases with their definitions, interval, and kingdom of starting place. This quantity additionally comprises appendixes that checklist the phrases by means of nation of beginning, interval, and kind of garments. The ebook isn't really constrained to the Western international and comprises either archaic and present terms.

Significantly better in scope than something at present available—online or in print—this special e-book is a useful source for dress and type historians, cloth preservationists, interval re-enactors, and background and theatre students, in addition to theatre professionals.

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Read e-book online The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography (Oxford PDF

By B. T. Sue Atkins,Michael Rundell

it is a down-to-earth, 'how to do it' textbook at the making of dictionaries. Written by means of specialist lexicographers with over seventy years' adventure among them, the e-book provides a step by step direction for the educational of lexicographers in all settings, together with publishing homes, schools, and universities world-wide, and for the educating of lexicography as a tutorial self-discipline. It takes readers in the course of the strategies of designing, accumulating, and annotating a corpus of texts; exhibits easy methods to examine the knowledge with the intention to extract the suitable details; and demonstrates how those findings are drawn jointly within the semantic, grammatical, and pedagogic elements that make up an access. The authors clarify the relevance and alertness of contemporary linguistic theories, comparable to prototype idea and body semantics, and describe the function of software program within the manipulation of information and the compilation of entries. they supply useful routines at each degree.

The Oxford consultant to functional Lexicography attracts on fabrics built by means of the authors over greater than 20 years of educating classes for publishing homes and universities within the US, Japan, Hong Kong and China, South Africa, Australia, the united kingdom, and Europe. it will likely be welcomed in every single place by means of lexicographers, lecturers of lexicography, and their scholars. it's also interesting studying for all these attracted to learning how dictionaries are made.

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Get A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume II: PDF

By Julie Coleman

the second one quantity of Julie Coleman's unique and revealing historical past of the recording and makes use of of slang and legal cant takes the tale from 1785 to 1858, and explores their manifestations within the united states and Australia.

During this era glossaries of cant have been thrown into the colour by way of dictionaries of slang, which now coated a huge spectrum of non-standard English, together with the language of thieves. Julie Coleman exhibits how Francis Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue revolutionized the lexicography of the underworld. She explores the compilation and content material of the earliest Australian and American slang glossaries, whose authors integrated the thrice-transported James Hardy Vaux and the mythical George Matsell, ny City's first leader of police, whose The mystery Language of Crime: The Rogue's Lexicon knowledgeable the script of Martin Scorcese's movie Gangs of latest York.

Cant represented a tangible probability to existence and estate, yet slang threatened to undermine strong behaviour and social morality. Julie Coleman indicates how and why they have been straight away repellent and seductive. Her interesting account casts clean gentle on language and existence in the various darker areas of serious Britain and the English-speaking world.

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Download e-book for iPad: Thematische woordenschat Nederlands-Brits-Engels - 9000 by Andrey Taranov

By Andrey Taranov

T&P Books woordenlijsten zijn bedoeld om u te helpen vreemde woorden te leren, te onthouden, en te bestuderen. De woordenschat bevat meer dan 9000 veel gebruikte woorden die thematisch geordend zijn.

Dit woordenboek bevat 256 onderwerpen zoals: basisconcepten, getallen, kleuren, maanden, seizoenen, meeteenheden, kleding en accessoires, eten & voeding, eating place, familieleden, verwanten, karakter, gevoelens, emoties, ziekten, stad, dorp, bezienswaardigheden, winkelen, geld, huis, thuis, kantoor, werken op kantoor, import & export, advertising and marketing, werk zoeken, activity, onderwijs, machine, web, gereedschap, natuur, landen, nationaliteiten en meer ...

Bijzondere kenmerken van de woordenschat: de woorden zijn gerangschikt naar hun betekenis, niet volgens alfabet, de woorden worden weergegeven in drie kolommen om bestudering en zelftesten te vergemakkelijken, woorden in groepen worden verdeeld in kleine blokken om het leerproces te vergemakkelijken, de woordenschat biedt een handige en eenvoudige beschrijving van elk buitenlands woord

Deze T&P Books Woordenschat: Is aanbevolen als aanvulling bij iedere taalcursus; geschiktvoor de beginnende en gevorderde scholar; is handig voor dagelijks gebruik, bestudering en zelftesten.

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Download PDF by Max Cryer: The Godzone Dictionary: Of favourite New Zealand words and

By Max Cryer

viewers to New Zealand are usually stunned – and questioned – via phrases and words in our language that we take without any consideration. not just will we have our personal accessory, yet we even have a wealthy vocabulary that's unique and individual.
‘The Godzone Dictionary’ is a concise A – Z of the phrases and words that make our New Zealand language and speech styles so diverse. Language professional Max Cryer examines a variety of phrases and words, laying off mild on their origins and delivering important definitions. Slang phrases and expressions function seriously, whereas one of many particular beneficial properties of this publication is the massive variety of Maori phrases that experience develop into a part of our universal language in recent times. The directory additionally comprises the preferred names of our activities groups (so frequently confused!) and an appendix of universal New Zealand acronyms completes the book.
From Rotovegas to the Naki, either Kiwis (or may still that be Pig Islanders?) and viewers to our shorelines will locate the lingo of Godzone defined easily and adequately. by no means stuffy or educational, Max Cryer brings his professional wisdom and dry wit to a booklet that's absolute to be a reference for a few years to return. ‘Sweet as!’

Max Cryer is a well known author, broadcaster and entertainer. In a protracted profession, he has been a schoolteacher, a compere and tv host, in addition to a performer at the opera degree in London and in cabaret in Las Vegas and Hollywood. Now a full-time author he has written many books, together with ‘Who acknowledged That First?’, ‘Love Me Tender’, ‘Preposterous Proverbs’ and ‘Curious English phrases and Phrases’.

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New PDF release: Romanized English-Korean Dictionary 9000 Compact Version:

By Taebum Kim

This booklet lists nearly 9,000 middle Korean phrases that may be searched with English equivalents. It’s perfect for inexperienced persons of Korean as a moment language who are looking to speak extra successfully and in addition for rookies of English who recognize Korean.
Korean is written with various scripts: Hangul and Hanjja (Chinese character). whereas Hangul is usually used, chinese language characters may be utilized in order to explain which means because virtually eighty% of Korean language derives from chinese language characters.

English major entries are in alphabetical order and under pressure syllables of them are in boldface kind for transparent conversation in English. (The distinction among under pressure and unstressed syllables is essential since it is helping to create the rhythm of English.) every one major access is via elements of speech label and the entry’s Korean equivalents. All Korean similar for major entries are written in either Roman letters and Korean writing (Hangul).

[example: region [n.] ji yeok 지역, myeon jeok 면적]

Since many Korean like to use overseas phrases in day-by-day dialog, Korean pronunciation of overseas phrases are romanized during this e-book for greater conversation with Korean.

[example: picnic [n.] pi keu nik 피크닉, so pung 소풍]

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Wörterbuch deutscher Partikeln (German Edition) by René / Faucher, Eugène Métrich PDF

By René / Faucher, Eugène Métrich

even supposing examine into German debris has been continuing for many years, there's nonetheless no significant dictionary? both monolingual or bilingual? during which the debris and particle-like phrases of German are defined intimately, comprehensively and at the foundation of real examples. This German-French dictionary units itself the duty of filling this gap.

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Read e-book online Historical Dictionary of the Baptists (Historical PDF

By William H. Brackney

With a hundred and ten million contributors world wide, Baptists are exceeded purely by means of Roman Catholic and Orthodox teams because the biggest phase of Christians. The time period 'Baptist' has its origins with the Anabaptists, the denomination traditionally associated with the English Separatist circulation of the sixteenth century. even though Baptist church buildings can be found through the international, the most important staff of Baptists lives within the Southern usa, and the Baptist religion has traditionally exerted a strong impression in that zone of the rustic. the second one variation of the old Dictionary of the Baptists expands upon the 1st variation with an up to date chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and 1000's of cross-referenced dictionary entries on vital occasions, doctrines, and the church founders, leaders, and different well known figures who've made striking contributions. This quantity commemorates the four-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Baptist flow in 1609.

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Download e-book for kindle: Historical Dictionary of Algeria (Historical Dictionaries of by Phillip C. Naylor

By Phillip C. Naylor

Algeria’s strategic nearby and worldwide value maintains to develop. Its hydrocarbon wealth, specifically normal gasoline and oil, is notable and its receipts are an important to the nationwide economic climate. the ecu Union is a very valued hydrocarbon importer and total advertisement accomplice. The bilateral courting with France is still not easy and paradoxical. Algeria has demanded an apology for the imposition of colonialism; however it additionally acknowledges the significance of France economically, politically, and militarily, e.g., the unrest within the Sahel (notably Mali). additionally, Algeria maintains to get over its contemporary, tragic civil strife characterised by means of terrorism and extremism. Its doubtful destiny, given its getting old management, rentier financial system, and annoyed adolescence, is a serious concern.

This fourth version of Historical Dictionary of Algeria covers its heritage via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over seven hundred cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, economic system, overseas kin, faith, and tradition. This e-book is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and an individual eager to recognize extra approximately Algeria.

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Download e-book for kindle: Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction (Historical by Alan Burton

By Alan Burton

The Historical Dictionary of British secret agent Fiction is a close evaluate of the wealthy heritage and achievements of the British espionage tale in literature, cinema and tv. It offers exact but obtainable details on various person authors, novels, movies, filmmakers, tv dramas and demanding subject matters in the broader box of the British undercover agent tale. It features a wealth of evidence, insights and views, and represents the easiest unmarried resource for the examine and appreciation of British undercover agent fiction. British undercover agent fiction is greatly considered as the main major and comprehensive on the planet and this ebook is the 1st try to collect an educated survey of the achievements within the British secret agent tale in literature, cinema and television.

The Historical Dictionary of British secret agent Fiction encompasses a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over 2 hundred cross-referenced entries on person authors, tales, motion pictures, filmmakers, tv exhibits and many of the sub-genres of the British undercover agent tale. This e-book is a wonderful entry aspect for college students, researchers, and an individual desirous to understand extra approximately British secret agent fiction.

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