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English Dictionaries as Cultural Mines.

Author: Roberta Facchinetti
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dictionaries are mines whose word-gems encapsulate centuries of language history and cultural traditions; they are store-houses of meanings and uses, 'lamp genies' to be set free at the very moment readers set their eyes on their entries. This book is an attempt to free such lamp genies, by discussing the role of dictionaries in the identification and expression of cultural aspects in language, Other special  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Facchinetti
ISBN: 9781443843065 1443843067
OCLC Number: 823386236
Description: 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Roberta Facchinetti --
"Riches: money, or precious goods": the lexis of wealth in modern English / Elisabetta Lonati --
Phraseology in time: examples of culture-bound expressions from Baretti's Easy phraseology (1775) and from Duverger's Dictionary (1810?) / Stefania Nuccorini --
Giving voice to local cultures: reflections on the notion of "dialect" in the English Dialect Dictionary / Marta Degani and Alexander Onysko --
Culture-specific lexis and knowledge sharing in the global village / Susan Kermas --
Brand culture mirrored in dictionaries: generic trademarks in English and Italian / Cristiano Furiassi --
Culture-specific lexical items, concepts and word-level communicative strategies in English-Bulgarian/Bulgarian-English lexicography / Alexandra Bagasheva --
Translating the lexicon of the law: a cross-linguistics study of De Franchis's Law Dictionary / Elisa Mattiello --
Art for dictionaries' sake: comparing cultural outlooks through dictionaries and corpora / Geoffrey Clive Williams --
Towards a corpus-driven bilingual Italian-English dictionary of collocations / Barbara Berti and Laura Pinnavaia --
An innovative tool for an all-inclusive sports language database / Alessandro Fazio --
Intercultural and ideological issues in lexicography: a prototype of a bioethics dictionary / Alessandra Vicentini [and others].

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