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The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language

Reprinted with corrections, 1999.
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This edition was published in by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], . New York.

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489 pages

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Cover of: The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language
The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language
2003, Cambridge University Press
in English - 2nd ed.
Cover of: The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language
The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language
1999, Cambridge University Press
in English - Reprinted with corrections, 1999.
Cover of: The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language
The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language
1995, Cambridge University Press
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The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language

Reprinted with corrections, 1999.

This edition was published in by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], . New York.


Table of Contents

Modelling English
The origins of English
Old English
Middle English
Early modern English
Modern English
World English
The nature of the lexicon
The sources of the lexicon
Etymology
The structure of the lexicon
Lexical dimensions
Grammatical mythology
The structure of words
Word classes
The structure of sentences
The sound system
The writing system
Varieties of discourse
Regional variation
Social variation
Personal variation
Learning English as a mother tongue
New ways of studying English.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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Handbooks, manuals, etc.

The Physical Object

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vii, 489 p. :
Number of pages
489

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Open Library
OL21745975M
ISBN 10
0521401798, 0521596556
OCLC/WorldCat
45771838
Library Thing
27364
Goodreads
1836897
971345

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