Lexicography: An Introduction

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Index

a
accessibility 75-6 , 78-82 , 171 , 177
acronym 13-14
affix 8 , 12 , 87
Anglo-Saxon 10 , 118 , 119 , 127
antonymy 17 , 97-8 , 132 , 146-7
authority 40 , 66

b
Bailey, Nathaniel 37-9 , 45 , 166
binomial 5 , 86 , 99
borrowing 11 , 13 , 20

c
Cawdrey, Robert 33 , 75
CD-ROM dictionaries 58 , 69-72 , 141-4 , 159 , 171-2
citations 29 , 40 , 44 , 48 , 59 , 65 , 88 , 166 ;
see also quotations
collegiate dictionary 67
collocation 18 , 27 , 84 , 91 , 99 , 132 , 138 , 169
combining form 9 , 12 , 121
completeness 36-9 , 52 , 59 , 65 , 75 , 76 , 82 , 162-3 , 178-9
compound 5 , 8 , 9 , 12 , 25 , 53 , 86 , 121
computer corpus vii, 29 , 131 , 132 , 140 , 167
concordance 29 , 88 , 131 , 167-9
connotation 16 , 96
conversion 13
coverage see completeness

d
defining vocabulary 130 , 133
definition 15 , 26 , 43 , 55 , 62-3 , 65 , 93-6 , 131-2 , 133-5 , 170 , 179
denotation 16 , 96
derivative 8 , 12-13 , 25 , 53 , 56 , 145
dialect 110-11
dictionary 21 ff, 52 , 67-8 , 74-6
dictionary criticism 30 , 173 ff

e
electronic dictionaries 57-8 , 59 , 69-72 , 77 , 83 , 159
encyclopedia 21-2
etymology 27 , 36 , 43 , 55 , 87 , 117 ff, 181
examples 26 , 84 , 130 , 132 , 136-7 , 181

f
fixing 39-40 , 44-5
formality 111-12
French 11 , 20 , 33 , 39 , 118 , 120 , 121
frequency 140 , 144
front matter 25 , 76 , 175

g
glossary 31-2 , 147
grammar 19 , 22 , 91 , 95 , 107 , 108-9 , 130 , 132 , 135 , 180
Greek 11 , 33 , 118

h
hard words 33-6 , 75 , 127
headword 25 , 27-8 , 86-8 , 163 , 178
homograph 2 , 87-8 , 179
homonym 2 , 26 , 87
homophone 3
hyponymy 17 , 98

i
idiom 6 , 99-100
inflection 3 , 8 , 19 , 26 , 43 , 87 , 105-7

j
Johnson, Samuel 39 , 42-6 , 62 , 75 , 161 , 165 , 166

l
Latin 11 , 20 , 31 , 32 , 39 , 118 , 119 , 120-2
learners’ dictionaries 24 , 69 , 83-5 , 129 ff, 153-8 , 177
lexeme 2 , 3-5 , 18 , 25
lexical field 143 , 146 , 153
loanword 11 , 14-15 , 54 , 106 , 120-3

m
macrostructure 25 , 78 , 163
meaning 15 , 19 , 55 , 76 , 86 ff

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Dictionaries Cited ix
  • 1 - Words 1
  • 2 - Facts about Words 10
  • 3 - The Dictionary 21
  • 4 - The Beginnings 31
  • 5 - The New English Dictionary 47
  • 6 - Up to the Present 61
  • 7 - Users and Uses 74
  • 8 - Meaning in Dictionaries 86
  • 9 - Beyond Definition 101
  • 10 - Etymology 117
  • 11 - Dictionaries for Learners 129
  • 12 - Abandoning the Alphabet 145
  • 13 - Compiling Dictionaries 161
  • 14 - Criticising Dictionaries 173
  • References 184
  • Index 189
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