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A handbook of lexicography : the theory and practice of dictionary-making / Bo Svensen.

By: Svensén, Bo, 1941-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvi, 535 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780521708241 (pbk.); 0521708249 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Handbok i lexikografi. English Subject(s): Lexicography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | | Humanities, English November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 413.028 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Lexicography -- Types of dictionaries -- Data collection and data selection -- The dictionary as text -- The lemma -- Spelling and word division -- Pronunciation -- Morphology -- Part-of-speech membership -- Constructions -- Collocations -- Idioms and other fixed word combinations -- Meaning description in monolingual dictionaries -- Equivalents in bilingual dictionaries -- Examples -- Encyclopedic information -- Illustrations -- Marking -- Etymology -- Microstructure -- Macrostructure -- Megastructure -- Cross-reference structure -- Dictionary projects -- Legal and ethical aspects -- The electronic dictionary -- Dictionary use -- Dictionary criticism.
Summary: This is an important and practical guide to contemporary lexicography, designed for lexicographers, language students and teachers, translators and academics. It surveys types of dictionary, how different kinds of information are dealt with when compiling dictionaries, how this information is presented to users, and how dictionaries are actually used.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [488]-520) and index.

Lexicography --
Types of dictionaries --
Data collection and data selection --
The dictionary as text --
The lemma --
Spelling and word division --
Pronunciation --
Morphology --
Part-of-speech membership --
Constructions --
Collocations --
Idioms and other fixed word combinations --
Meaning description in monolingual dictionaries --
Equivalents in bilingual dictionaries --
Examples --
Encyclopedic information --
Illustrations --
Marking --
Etymology --
Microstructure --
Macrostructure --
Megastructure --
Cross-reference structure --
Dictionary projects --
Legal and ethical aspects --
The electronic dictionary --
Dictionary use --
Dictionary criticism.

This is an important and practical guide to contemporary lexicography, designed for lexicographers, language students and teachers, translators and academics. It surveys types of dictionary, how different kinds of information are dealt with when compiling dictionaries, how this information is presented to users, and how dictionaries are actually used.

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