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A Practical Guide to Lexicography.

Author: Piet van Sterkenburg
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a state-of-the-art Guide to the fascinating world of the lexicon and its description in various types of dictionaries. A team of experts brings together a solid Introduction to Lexicography and leads you through decision-making processes step-by-st.
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Piet van Sterkenburg
ISBN: 9027296510 9789027296511 1282255371 9781282255371
OCLC Number: 732804889
Description: 1 online resource (472)
Contents: Cover --
Editorial page --
Title page --
LCC page --
Table of contents --
Preface --
Part 1 --
The forms, contents and uses of dictionaries --
Chapter 1. Foundations --
1.1 'The' dictionary: Definition and history --
1.2 Source materials for dictionaries --
1.3 Uses and users of dictionaries --
1.4 Types of articles, their structure and different types of lemmata --
1.5 Dictionary typologies: A pragmatic approach --
Chapter 2. Descriptive lexicography --
2.1 Phonological, morphological and syntactic specifications in monolingual dictionaries --
2.2 Meaning and definition --
2.3 Dictionaries of proverbs --
2.4 Pragmatic specifications: Usage indications, labels, examples; dictionaries of style, dictionaries of collocations --
2.5 Morphology in dictionaries --
2.6 Onomasiological specifications and a concise height8pt depth3pt width0pt history of onomasiological dictionaries --
Chapter 3. Special types of dictionaries --
3.1 Types of bilingual dictionaries --
3.2 Specialized lexicography and specialized dictionaries --
Part 2 --
Linguistic corpora (databases) and the compilation of dictionaries --
Chapter 4. Corpora for dictionaries --
4.1 Corpora for lexicography --
4.2 Corpus processing --
4.3 Multifunctional linguistic databases: Their multiple use --
4.4 Lexicographic workbench: A case history --
Chapter 5. Design of dictionaries --
5.1 Developments in electronic dictionary design --
5.2 Linguistic corpora (databases) and the compilation of dictionaries --
5.3 The design of online lexicons --
Chapter 6. Realisation of dictionaries --
6.1 The codification of phonological, morphological, and syntactic information --
6.2 The production and use of occurrence examples --
6.3 The codification of semantic information --
6.4 The codification of usage by labels --
6.5 The codification of etymological information --
Chapter 7. Examples of design and production criteria for major dictionaries --
7.1 Examples of design and production criteria for bilingual dictionaries --
7.2 Design and production of terminological dictionaries --
7.3 Design and production of monolingual dictionaries --
7.4 Towards an 'ideal' Dictionary of English Collocations --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
General index.

Abstract:

This is a state-of-the-art Guide to the fascinating world of the lexicon and its description in various types of dictionaries. A team of experts brings together a solid Introduction to Lexicography and leads you through decision-making processes step-by-st.

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