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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: Lexicology
Subtitle: A short introduction
Written By: MichaelA. K.Halliday
URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com
Description:

This readable introductory textbook presents a concise survey of
lexicology. The first section of the book is a survey of the study of
words, providing students with an overview of basic issues in defining and
understanding the word as a unit of language. This section also examines
the history of lexicology, the evolution of dictionaries and recent
developments in the field. The second section extends this study of
lexicology into the relationship between words and meaning, etymology,
prescription, language as social phenomenon and translation. 'Lexicology: A
Short Introduction' will be of interest to undergraduate students of
linguistics.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Lexicography
History of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780826494788
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: U.K.£ 60.00

 
 
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ISBN: 9780826494795
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: U.K.£ 12.99