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A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics

by David Crystal

PUBLISHED: 30th June 2008
ISBN: 9781405152976
ANNOTATION:
David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field.
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PUBLISHED: 30th June 2008
ISBN: 9781405152976
ANNOTATION:
David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field.

Annotation

David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field.

Publisher Description

David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field. Includes in excess of 5,100 terms, grouped into over 3,000 entries Coverage reflects recommendations by a team of experts in phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics, making it exceptionally comprehensive Incorporates new ideas stemming from the minimalist program Contains a separate table of abbreviations and table of symbols, along with an updated International Phonetic Alphabet Updates entries to reflect the way established terms are now perceived in light of changes in the field, providing a unique insight into the historical development of linguistics Remains the standard single-volume reference for the field of linguistics and phonetics.

Author Biography

David Crystal is Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Bangor, Wales. He is the author of several benchmark reference volumes, including The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (2009) and The Stories of English(2004).

Table of Contents

Preface to the Sixth Edition. Acknowledgements.

List of Abbreviations.

List of Symbols.

The International Phonetic Alphabet.

Alphabetical Entries

Review

"This is the standard, modestly priced, single-volume reference work for its esoteric fields. Essential stock in all libraries, at all levels; an invaluable text book for teacher and student; and another huge achievement for its distinguished progenitor!" (Reference Review, November 2009)

Product Details

Author
David Crystal
Short Title
DICT OF LINGUISTICS & PHONE-6E
Pages
529
Publisher
Blackwell Publishers
Series
Language Library
Language
English
Edition
6th
ISBN-10
1405152974
ISBN-13
9781405152976
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2008
Publication Date
2008-06-30
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Residence
Holyhead, WLK
Audience
Professional and Scholarly