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Words, meaning and vocabulary : an introduction to modern English lexicology

Author: Howard Jackson; Etienne Zé Amvela
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Lexicology is the branch of linguistics that studies all aspects of the vocabulary of a particular language. Serving as an introduction to the lexicology of modern English, this book provides an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jackson, Howard, 1945-
Words, meaning and vocabulary.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007
(OCoLC)607525983
Online version:
Jackson, Howard, 1945-
Words, meaning and vocabulary.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007
(OCoLC)607858308
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Jackson; Etienne Zé Amvela
ISBN: 9780826490179 0826490174 9780826490186 0826490182 9781847146250 1847146252
OCLC Number: 76363110
Notes: Previous edition: 2000.
Description: xii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of figures; List of exercises; Preface to the Second Edition; 1. What is Lexicology?; 2. Where do English Words Come From?; 3. The Word; 4. Word Formation; 5. Meaning Relations; 6. Words in Use; 7. Investigating Vocabulary; 8. Words in Dictionaries; Key to Exercises; Glossary.
Responsibility: Howard Jackson, Etienne Zé Amvela.
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