By Hadumod Bussmann

ISBN-10: 0203980050

ISBN-13: 9780203980057

ISBN-10: 0415022258

ISBN-13: 9780415022255

ISBN-10: 0415203198

ISBN-13: 9780415203197

In over 2,500 entries, this dictionary presents an exhaustive survey of the main terminology and languages of greater than 30 subdisciplines of linguistics. transparent and concise definitions of key terminology, recommendations and topics are complemented through vast cross-references to synonyms and comparable phrases, salient English-language examples and exact bibliographies. For ease of use, the booklet additionally comprises maps indicating the distribution of languages and a cumulative bibliography containing enormous quantities of references.

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