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The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

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Collects 6,500 distinctive New Zealand words and usages, and covers the full range of New Zealandisms, drawn from a wide variety of domains and areas of New Zealand life. Tony Deverson, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms
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A landmark contribution to New Zealand English, the Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms is the most up to date and comprehensive work of its kind. The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms collects six and a half thousand distinctive New Zealand words and usages, and encompass the full range of New Zealandisms, drawn from a wide variety of domains and areas of New Zealand life. The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms is the first to represent the entire spectrum of New Zealand English vocabulary since the publication of the late Harry Orsman's monumental Dictionary of New Zealand English in 1997.
Tony Deverson is the Senior Editor of the New Zealand Dictionary Centre, at Victoria University of Wellington and (retired) Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Canterbury, where he taught from 1966 to 2001.
A landmark contribution to New Zealand English, the Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms is the most up to date and comprehensive work of its kind. The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms collects six and a half thousand distinctive New Zealand words and usages, and encompass the full range of New Zealandisms, drawn from a wide variety of domains and areas of New Zealand life. The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms is the first to represent the entire
spectrum of New Zealand English vocabulary since the publication of the late Harry Orsman's monumental Dictionary of New Zealand English in 1997.
Contains over six and half thousand entries
Up to date content
Encompasses the full range of New Zealandisms
Drawn from the database of the New Zealand Dictionary Centre, Wellington
Author
Tony Deverson
Pages
264
Year
2010
ISBN-10
019558497X
ISBN-13
9780195584974
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2010-10-19
Publisher
Oxford University Press Australia
Imprint
OUP Australia and New Zealand
Place of Publication
Melbourne
Country of Publication
Australia
Short Title
OXFORD DICT OF NEW ZEALANDISMS
Language
English
Media
Book
DEWEY
427.993
Audience
General/Trade
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