A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, Sixth Edition

A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, Sixth Edition

Author(s): David Crystal

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405152969

Online ISBN: 9781444302776

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302776

Series Editor(s): David Crystal

About this Book

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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