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Encyclopedia of Linguistics

Edited by Philipp Strazny

Routledge – 2005 – 1,304 pages

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    978-1-57958-391-0
    December 27th 2004

Description

Utilizing a historical and international approach, this valuable two-volume resource makes even the more complex linguistic issues understandable for the non-specialized reader. Containing over 500 alphabetically arranged entries and an expansive glossary by a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Linguistics explores the varied perspectives, figures, and methodologies that make up the field.

Reviews

"Comprehensive in scope… Recommended for larger public libraries and exhaustive collections." -- Library Journal

Contents

Selected entries include:

Identity and Language

India

Indo-European 4: Romance

Indo-Pakistani Sign Language

Interpreting

Jakobson, Roman

Japanese

Juba/Nubi Arabic

Khmer & Mon-Khmer Languages

Knowledge Representation

Krio

Lakoff, George

Language Death

Latin

Levi-Strauss, Claude

Linguistic Anthropology

Louisiana French Creole

Machine Translation

Maori and Polynesian Languages

McCawley, James D.

Metaphor

Middle English

Modern Linguistics

Mongolian

Morphology

Naming

New Guinea

Noun Incorporation

Number Marking

Old Church Slavic

Old Irish

Old Norse

Onomatopoeia

Oto-Manguean Languages

Panini

Parsing

Peirce, Charles

Personality and Language

Philosophy of Language

Phonetics

Pidgins and Creoles

Pike, Kenneth

Plurality

Possessives

Proficiency Testing

Psycholinguistics

Questions

Quine, W.V. (Willard Van Orman)

Reading Impairment

Reference

Rhetoric

Rules vs. Constraints

Russell, Bertrand

Sanskrit

Scandinavia

Searle, John

Second Language Learning

Semantics

Signal Systems

Sindhi

Sociolinguistics

South Africa

South America: Peru

Soviet Union: Successor States

Spectral Analysis

Speech Processing

Speech Synthesis

Standard Language

Structuralism

Sumerian

Sweet, Henry

Syllable: Structure

Syntax

Taboo

Teaching Methods

Tense: Syntax

Text Summarization

Thai and Tai Languages

Tibetan

Tocharian

Translation

Traug ott, Elizabeth

Turing, A.M.

Turkish and Turkic Languages

Typology

United States

Universal Grammar

Variation Theory

Visual Word Recognition

Vowel Harmony

Wackernagel, Jacob

Western Caribbean Creole

Wittgenstein, Ludwig

Word Order

Working Memory (Neurobiology)

Writing Systems

Yiddish

Zulu and Southern Bantu Languages

Zwicky, Arnold

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