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Approaches to Meaning and Their Uses in Lexicography

Approaches to Meaning and Their Uses in Lexicography REVIEW ARTICLE Sidney I. Landau Meaning and Lexicography (Amsterdam and Philadelphia, 1990) consists of a collection of invited papers presented at an international ace instead of a Foreword, which name is given to an editor's note describing the conference). Burchfield's comment is followed by a Jerzy Tomaszczyk and Barbara Lewandowska-Tomasczcyk's conference at the University of Lodz, 19-21 June, 1985. Robert Burch- field has written the opening remarks (unaccountably called a Pref- detailed introduction by the editors in which each paper is usefully summarized (very usefully--more about this in a moment). The nineeral Foundations and a Historical Perspective; 2. Word Formation teen papers in the volume are grouped under four headings: 1. Gen- and Syntax; 3. Semantics and Pragmatics (by far the longest); and 4. Diachrony. I will reserve my general comments for the end of this review, but it must be noted at the outset that this is not an easy book to read. A number of the papers employ diction that is alien to English and a vocabulary that only cognitive linguists know, and sprinkle the whole with copious, unnecessary, parenthetical references every few any of the contributors, nor is one given a clue as to who http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America Dictionary Society of North America

Approaches to Meaning and Their Uses in Lexicography

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REVIEW ARTICLE Sidney I. Landau Meaning and Lexicography (Amsterdam and Philadelphia, 1990) consists of a collection of invited papers presented at an international ace instead of a Foreword, which name is given to an editor's note describing the conference). Burchfield's comment is followed by a Jerzy Tomaszczyk and Barbara Lewandowska-Tomasczcyk's conference at the University of Lodz, 19-21 June, 1985. Robert Burch- field has written the opening remarks (unaccountably called a Pref- detailed introduction by the editors in which each paper is usefully summarized (very usefully--more about this in a moment). The nineeral Foundations and a Historical Perspective; 2. Word Formation teen papers in the volume are grouped under four headings: 1. Gen- and Syntax; 3. Semantics and Pragmatics (by far the longest); and 4. Diachrony. I will reserve my general comments for the end of this review, but it must be noted at the outset that this is not an easy book to read. A number of the papers employ diction that is alien to English and a vocabulary that only cognitive linguists know, and sprinkle the whole with copious, unnecessary, parenthetical references every few any of the contributors, nor is one given a clue as to who

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Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North AmericaDictionary Society of North America

Published: Apr 4, 1991

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