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A dictionary of varieties of English

Author: Raymond Hickey
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A Dictionary of Varieties of English presents a comprehensive listing of the distinctive dialects and forms of English spoken throughout the contemporary world. Provides an invaluable introduction and guide to current research trends in the field Includes definitions both for the varieties of English and regions they feature, and for terms and concepts derived from a linguistic analysis of these varieties Explores  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hickey, Raymond, 1954-
Dictionary of varieties of English.
Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
(DLC) 2013038491
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Hickey
ISBN: 9781118584040 111858404X 9781118584088 1118584082 9781118602607 1118602609
OCLC Number: 859168803
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface vii Maps ix Introduction: Research Trends in Variety Studies 1 How to Use This Book 8 A 9 B 43 C 55 D 86 E 104 F 119 G 130 H 141 I 151 J 165 K 168 L 172 M 186 N 201 O 221 P 228 Q 258 R 261 S 272 T 309 U 323 V 328 W 342 X 350 Y 351 Z 353 Appendix A: Lexical Sets 355 Appendix B: Guide to Phonetic Symbols 357 Appendix C: IPA and American Transcription 360 Reference Guide for Varieties of English 363
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