The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography

The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography

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The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography provides a comprehensive overview of the major approaches to lexicography and their applications within the field. This Handbook features key case studies and cutting-edge contributions from an international range of practitioners, teachers and researchers. Analysing the theory and practice of compiling dictionaries within the digital era, the 47 chapters address the core issues of: * The foundations of lexicography, and its interactions with other disciplines including Corpus Linguistics and Information Science; * Types of dictionaries, for purposes such as translation and teaching; * Innovative specialised dictionaries such as the Oenolex wine dictionary and the Online Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language; * Lexicography and world languages, including Arabic, Hindi, Russian, Chinese, and Indonesian; * The future of lexicography, including the use of the internet, user participation and dictionary portals. The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography is essential reading for researchers and students working in this more

Product details

  • Hardback | 728 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 85 black & white illustrations, 41 black & white tables, 52 black & white halftones, 33 black & white line drawings
  • 1138941603
  • 9781138941601

About Pedro A. Fuertes-olivera

Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera is Full Professor at the University of Valladolid, Spain; Extraordinary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa; and Tutor at UNED, more

Table of contents

Introduction Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera Part 1: Foundations of Lexicography * Lexicography as an independent science Sven Tarp * Dictionary management Henning Bergenholtz * Dictionaries and access Rufus H. Gouws * Explaining meaning in lexicographical information tools Heidi Agerbo * Dictionary criticism Sandro Nielsen Part 2: The Interdisciplinary Nature of Lexicography * Lexicography and interdisciplinarity Sandro Nielsen * Lexicography and Applied Linguistics Pam Peters and Trinidad Fernandez * Lexicography and Corpus Linguistics Gertrud Faass * Lexicography and Terminology Lynne Bowker * Dictionaries and language policy Dion Nkomo * Dictionaries and culture Przemyslaw Lozowski * Lexicography and Natural Language Processing Ales Horak and Adam Rambousek * Lexicography and Information Science Theo JD Bothma * Domain ontologies Catherine Roussey, Nathalie Hernandez and Haifa Zargayouna Part 3: Types of Dictionaries * The concept of dictionary Sven Tarp * Dictionaries for text reception Patrick Leroyer * Dictionaries for text production Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera and Henning Bergenholtz * Dictionaries for translation Laura Giacomini * Dictionaries to assist teaching and learning Reinhard Heuberger * Specialised dictionaries John Humbley * Terminological knowledge bases Anne Condamines Part 4: Innovative Dictionaries * Learner's dictionaries of English Julia Miller * Revising the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles: World Englishes and linguistic variation in real-time Stefan Dollinger * FrameNet Josef Ruppenhofer, Hans C. Boas and Collin F. Baker * The Online Dictionary of NZ Sign Language: A case study of contemporary sign language dictionaries Rachel McKee and David McKee * The Alicante dictionaries Jose Mateo * The Oenolex wine dictionary Patrick Leroyer * The Accounting Dictionaries Pedro A. Fuertes-Olivera and Marta Nino Amo * Wordnik Erin McKean Part 5: World Languages, Lexicography and the Internet * African lexicography in the Internet era Danie Prinsloo, Jacobus Prinsloo and Daniel Prinsloo * Arabic lexicography in the Internet era Karlheinz Morth * Chinese lexicography in the Internet era Heming Yong and Jing Peng * English lexicography in the Internet era Howard Jackson * French lexicography in the Internet era Paul Achille Mavoungou * German lexicography in the Internet era Petra Storjohann * Hindi lexicography in the Internet era Parman Singh and Arimardan Kumar Tripathi * Indonesian lexicography in the Internet era Deny Arnos Kwary * Portuguese lexicography in the Internet era Teresa Lino * Russian lexicography in the Internet era Olga M. Karpova * Spanish lexicography in the Internet era Ignacio Bosque and Auxiliadora Barrios Rodriguez Part 6: Looking into the Future: Lexicography in the Internet Era * Electronic dictionaries Anna Dziemianko * Using the web for lexicographic purposes Vincent Ooi * Information retrieval for lexicographic purposes Orin Hargraves * Dictionary usage research in the Internet era Carolin Muller-Spitzer, Alexander Koplenig and Sascha Wolfer * User participation in the Internet Era Christian M. Meyer and Andrea Abel * Dictionary portals Bob Boelhouwer, Hindrik Sijens and Anne Dykstra * Towards an International Directory of Lexicography Reinhard R.K. Hartmann Indexshow more