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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (Oxford Quick Reference)

 
 
 
 
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (Oxford Quick Reference)
Author: P. H. Matthews
ISBN 13: 9780199202720
ISBN 10: 199202729
Edition: 2
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2007-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 443
List Price: $18.99
 
 

Here is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of linguistics available, fully revised for the second edition. Written by distinguished authority Peter Matthews, this handy reference includes over 3,150 entries providing worldwide coverage of languages and language families, grammatical terms in English as well as grammatical categories in other languages. Matthews also offers extensive coverage of the theory of language, language history, and important ideas and figures in linguistics. A directory of symbols is included for quick and easy reference. The new edition boasts greatly enhanced coverage of sociolinguistics, making it an ideal reference for those studying linguistics. It also includes entries on notable recent theorists in the field, such as Del Hymes and Peter Trudgill. With entries ranging from "epiglottal" and "morpheme" to "Austronesian" and "Navajo," The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics, Second Edition remains an ideal reference for students and teachers in language-related courses, and a great introduction to linguistics for the general reader with an interest in language and its study.