skip to content
Lexicographic description of English Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Lexicographic description of English

Author: Morton Benson; Evelyn Benson; Robert Ilson
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1986.
Series: Studies in language companion series, v. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Designed to help lexicographers compile better dictionaries of English, this book provides information about the language that is not available in any other single source. It is the first serious attempt to describe in detail the lexical and grammatical differences between American and British English and offers a trailblazing solution to the vexing problem of how to treat General American and British RP  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benson, Morton.
Lexicographic description of English.
[Philadelphia] : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1986
(OCoLC)562697951
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morton Benson; Evelyn Benson; Robert Ilson
ISBN: 9027230145 9789027230140
OCLC Number: 13860572
Notes: "Companion volume to the BBI combinatory dictionary of English"--Preface.
Description: xiii, 288 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Preface; 2. Abbreviations; 3. Chapter One - Historical Introduction; 4. General; 5. A Brief History of Dictionaries in Great Britain; 6. A Brief History of Dictionaries in the United States; 7. Recent Developments; 8. Notes; 9. Chapter Two - Modern Varieties of English: British and American; 10. General; 11. Spelling Differences; 12. Punctuation; 13. Syntax and Grammar; 14. Morphology; 15. Lexicon; 16. Notes; 17. Lists 2A-2E; 18. Number Table; 19. Chapter Three - The Phonemic Transcription of English; 20. General; 21. The British Transcription of Vowels; IPA Transcription; RP; 22. The American Transcription of Vowels; 23. The Transcription of Vowels in Dictionaries; 24. Differences between RP and GA Vowels; 25. The British Transcription of Consonants; 26. The Simplified Transcription of Consonants; 27. Differences between the RP and GA Distribution of Consonants; 28. Stress; 29. Notes; 30. Comparative Table of Simplified Transcription (ST) and IPA Transcription; 31. Lists 3A-3D; 32. Chapter Four - Basic Principles of Lexicographic Definition; 33. General; 34. Types of Lexicographic Definition; 35. Twelve Basic Principles of Lexicographic Definition; 36. Notes; 37. Chapter Five - Grammar in the Dictionary; 38. Historical Background; 39. The Contribution of the Learner's Dictionary; 40. The Contribution of Modern Linguistics; 41. Topics Requiring Special Attention in the Dictionary; 42. Notes; 43. Lists 5A-5E; 44. Chapter Six - Lexical Combinability; 45. General; 46. The ECD; 47. Obligatory Collocations; 48. Conclusion; 49. Notes; 50. Bibliography; 51. Index
Series Title: Studies in language companion series, v. 14.
Responsibility: Morton Benson, Evelyn Benson, and Robert Ilson.

Abstract:

Designed to help lexicographers compile better dictionaries of English, this book describes the lexical and grammatical differences between American and British English and offers a solution to the  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13860572> # Lexicographic description of English
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "13860572" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/pau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Place/philadelphia> ; # Philadelphia
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/423.028/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Topic/english_language_lexicography> ; # English language--Lexicography
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Topic/anglais_langue_lexicographie> ; # Anglais (langue)--Lexicographie
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911326> ; # English language--Lexicography
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/7414441> ; # Robert Ilson
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/35260> ; # Evelyn Benson
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/27089888> ; # Morton Benson
    schema:datePublished "1986" ;
    schema:description "Designed to help lexicographers compile better dictionaries of English, this book provides information about the language that is not available in any other single source. It is the first serious attempt to describe in detail the lexical and grammatical differences between American and British English and offers a trailblazing solution to the vexing problem of how to treat General American and British RP pronunciation in the same dictionary with the help of a Simplified Transcription for which any typewriter keyboard can be adapted and a pioneering description of the principles concerning the treatment of fixed grammatical and lexical collocations in future general-purpose dictionaries of English."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/7020365> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://worldcat.org/issn/0165-7763> ; # Studies in language companion series (SLCS),
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Series/studies_in_language_companion_series> ; # Studies in language companion series ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/562697951> ;
    schema:name "Lexicographic description of English"@en ;
    schema:productID "13860572" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/13860572#PublicationEvent/philadelphia_j_benjamins_pub_co_1986> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Agent/j_benjamins_pub_co> ; # J. Benjamins Pub. Co.
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789027230140> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/13860572> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Agent/j_benjamins_pub_co> # J. Benjamins Pub. Co.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "J. Benjamins Pub. Co." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Series/studies_in_language_companion_series> # Studies in language companion series ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13860572> ; # Lexicographic description of English
    schema:name "Studies in language companion series ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Topic/anglais_langue_lexicographie> # Anglais (langue)--Lexicographie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Anglais (langue)--Lexicographie"@en ;
    schema:name "Anglais (Langue)--Lexicographie"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7020365#Topic/english_language_lexicography> # English language--Lexicography
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--Lexicography"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/911326> # English language--Lexicography
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--Lexicography"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27089888> # Morton Benson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Benson" ;
    schema:givenName "Morton" ;
    schema:name "Morton Benson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/35260> # Evelyn Benson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Benson" ;
    schema:givenName "Evelyn" ;
    schema:name "Evelyn Benson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7414441> # Robert Ilson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Ilson" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert" ;
    schema:name "Robert Ilson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789027230140>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9027230145" ;
    schema:isbn "9789027230140" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/issn/0165-7763> # Studies in language companion series (SLCS),
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13860572> ; # Lexicographic description of English
    schema:issn "0165-7763" ;
    schema:name "Studies in language companion series (SLCS)," ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/562697951>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Lexicographic description of English." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13860572> ; # Lexicographic description of English
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.