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A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 6th Edition

David Crystal

ISBN: 978-1-405-15297-6 June 2008 Wiley-Blackwell 560 Pages

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David Crystal's A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics has long been the standard single-volume reference for its field. Now available in its sixth edition, it has been revised and updated to reflect the latest terms in the field.
  • Includes in excess of 5,100 terms, grouped into over 3,000 entries
  • Coverage reflects recommendations by a team of experts in phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics, making it exceptionally comprehensive
  • Incorporates new ideas stemming from the minimalist program
  • Contains a separate table of abbreviations and table of symbols, along with an updated International Phonetic Alphabet
  • Updates entries to reflect the way established terms are now perceived in light of changes in the field, providing a unique insight into the historical development of linguistics
  • Remains the standard single-volume reference for the field of linguistics and phonetics.

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Preface to the Sixth Edition.

Acknowledgements.

List of Abbreviations.

List of Symbols.

The International Phonetic Alphabet.

Alphabetical Entries

"This is the standard, modestly priced, single-volume reference work for its esoteric fields. Essential stock in all libraries, at all levels; an invaluable text book for teacher and student; and another huge achievement for its distinguished progenitor!" (Reference Review, November 2009)

  • Includes in excess of 5,100 terms, grouped into over 3,000 entries

  • Coverage reflects recommendations by a team of experts in phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics, making it exceptionally comprehensive

  • Incorporates new ideas stemming from the minimalist program

  • Contains a separate table of abbreviations and table of symbols, along with an updated International Phonetic Alphabet

  • Updates entries to reflect the way established terms are now perceived in light of changes in the field, providing a unique insight into the historical development of linguistics

  • Remains the standard single-volume reference for the field of linguistics and phonetics.