The Resource The power of words : essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics : in honour of Christian J. Kay, edited by Graham D. Caie, Carole Hough and Irené Wotherspoon, (electronic resource)

The power of words : essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics : in honour of Christian J. Kay, edited by Graham D. Caie, Carole Hough and Irené Wotherspoon, (electronic resource)

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The power of words : essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics : in honour of Christian J. Kay
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The power of words
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essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics : in honour of Christian J. Kay
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edited by Graham D. Caie, Carole Hough and Irené Wotherspoon
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This volume comprises essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics by leading international experts in these fields. The contributions cover Old, Middle and Present-Day English and Scots, and specific subjects include medical vocabulary, colour lexemes, and semantic and pragmatic meaning in terms for politeness, money and humour. In the area of Old English studies there are articles on kinship terminology and colour lexemes, and in Middle English a semantic and syntactic study of the overlapping of the verbs dreden and douten . Many of the essays make use of the Historical Thesaurus of Eng
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MiAaPQ
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400
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portraits
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no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE1611
LC item number
.P694 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Kay, Christian
  • Caie, Graham D
  • Hough, Carole
  • Wotherspoon, Irené
Series statement
Costerus,
Series volume
new ser. 163
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  • English language
  • Lexicography
  • Lexicology
  • Semantics
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The power of words : essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics : in honour of Christian J. Kay, edited by Graham D. Caie, Carole Hough and Irené Wotherspoon, (electronic resource)
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Festschrift
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online resource
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cr
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text
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txt
Contents
  • List of Contents; Introduction; Old English colour lexemes used of textiles in Anglo-Saxon England; Slang terms for money: a historical thesaurus; 'Huv a wee seat, hen': evaluative terms in Scots; Lexical splits and mergers: some difficult cases for the OED; Of fæderan and eamas: avuncularity in Old English; ho:fian{*}/vK2: a LAEME-based lexical study; The rhyme potential of Scots; Of politeness and people; ME douten and dreden; What did Anglo-Saxon seals seal when?; Notes on the medical vocabulary of John Keats
  • 'Tell her to shut her moof': the role of the lexicon in TH-fronting in GlaswegianForces of change: are social and moral attitudes legible in this Historical Thesaurus classification?; Key word in context: semantic and pragmatic meaning of humour; Lexicographical Lyrics; Notes on the Contributors; Tabula Gratulatoria
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unknown
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1 online resource (244 p.)
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online
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9781429480932
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computer
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000475291
  • (EBL)556543
  • (OCoLC)166335235
  • (SSID)ssj0000225413
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12074253
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000225413
  • (PQKBWorkID)10230384
  • (PQKB)10603717
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC556543
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000475291
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The power of words : essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics : in honour of Christian J. Kay, edited by Graham D. Caie, Carole Hough and Irené Wotherspoon, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Festschrift
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • List of Contents; Introduction; Old English colour lexemes used of textiles in Anglo-Saxon England; Slang terms for money: a historical thesaurus; 'Huv a wee seat, hen': evaluative terms in Scots; Lexical splits and mergers: some difficult cases for the OED; Of fæderan and eamas: avuncularity in Old English; ho:fian{*}/vK2: a LAEME-based lexical study; The rhyme potential of Scots; Of politeness and people; ME douten and dreden; What did Anglo-Saxon seals seal when?; Notes on the medical vocabulary of John Keats
  • 'Tell her to shut her moof': the role of the lexicon in TH-fronting in GlaswegianForces of change: are social and moral attitudes legible in this Historical Thesaurus classification?; Key word in context: semantic and pragmatic meaning of humour; Lexicographical Lyrics; Notes on the Contributors; Tabula Gratulatoria
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429480932
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000475291
  • (EBL)556543
  • (OCoLC)166335235
  • (SSID)ssj0000225413
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12074253
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000225413
  • (PQKBWorkID)10230384
  • (PQKB)10603717
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC556543
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000475291

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