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Pei, Mario 1901-1978

Overview
Works: 181 works in 1,209 publications in 7 languages and 34,395 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Terminology  Terms and phrases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Narrator, Honoree, zxx, Author of introduction, Other, Annotator
Classifications: P121, 400
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Most widely held works about Mario Pei
 
Most widely held works by Mario Pei
The story of language by Mario Pei( Book )

200 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in 6 languages and held by 5,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the many aspects of world languages, such as the history of language, the constituent elements, the social function of language, all about today's modern languages, and the possibility of an international language
A dictionary of linguistics by Mario Pei( Book )

85 editions published between 1858 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glossary of linguistic terminology by Mario Pei( Book )

30 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to learn languages and what languages to learn by Mario Pei( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invitation to linguistics : a basic introduction to the science of language by Mario Pei( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Latin and the Romance languages by Mario Pei( Book )

17 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The families of words by Mario Pei( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1974 in English and Spanish and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words in sheep's clothing by Mario Pei( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of English by Mario Pei( Book )

43 editions published between 1952 and 1968 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double-speak in America by Mario Pei( Book )

12 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an illuminating account of words and phrases coined in recent years that reflect the state of American society, politics, and business
Talking your way around the world by Mario Pei( Book )

22 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparative guide to the principal languages of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Presents a general description of each language, basic vocabulary and phrases for the tourist, and notes the character of the nation as reflected through its speech
Language today; a survey of current linguistic thought by Mario Pei( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weasel words : the art of saying what you don't mean by Mario Pei( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys intentionally misleading words and how they are used in radio, TV, advertising, the press and politics, and how they affect the process of language change
All about language by Mario Pei( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 1979 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How languages developed, and how they are related
Our names, where they came from and what they mean by Eloise Lambert( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into three parts: First names, Family names, and Thing names, this book discusses sources and meanings of names, the role of mythology, religion, race, appearance, location and occupation in establishing names, and the spelling of names. It includes animal, seasonal, national group, and abbreviated names
The many hues of English by Mario Pei( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of man : the meaning and function of language by Mario Pei( Book )

27 editions published between 1946 and 1972 in English and Spanish and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One language for the world by Mario Pei( Book )

29 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language for everybody; what it is and how to master it by Mario Pei( Book )

22 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's in a word? Language: yesterday, today, and tomorrow by Mario Pei( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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One language for the world
Alternative Names
Mario Pei American linguist

Mario Pei Itala usona lingvisto, (1901 - 1978)

Mario Pei Italiaans taalkundige (1901-1978)

Mario Pei linguista statunitense

Mario Pei US-amerikanischer Romanist, Linguist und Autor italienischer Herkunft

Pei, Mario

Pei, Mario 1901-

Pei Mario 1901-1978

Pei, Mario A.

Pei, Mario A. 1901-1978

Pei, Mario A. (Andrew), 1901-1978

Pei, Mario A. (Mario Andrew), 1901-1978

Pei, Mario Andrew

Pei, Mario Andrew 1901-

Pei, Mario Andrew 1901-1978

ماريو باى، 1901 م-

ماريو باي، 1901-1978

ماریو پی

ペイ, マリオ

ペイ, マリオ・A

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