By Elizabeth J. Lewandowski
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.
By B. T. Sue Atkins,Michael Rundell
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.
By Julie Coleman
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.
By Andrey Taranov
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.
By Max Cryer
‘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’.
By Taebum Kim
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]
By René / Faucher, Eugène Métrich
By William H. Brackney
By Phillip C. Naylor
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.
By Alan Burton
TheHistorical 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.