Tekijä: Flexner Stuart Berg
Tuoteryhmä: Kielet, sanakirjat ja murteet
Kustantaja: Random House, NY
Sidonta: Sidottu kansipaperein
(K5=uusi, K4=erinomainen, K3=hyvä, K2=tyydyttävä, K1=kehno)
Kaikkien aikojen englannnin kielen sanakirja. Järkälemäinen paketti, alkuperäisessä pahvikotelossa, muoviin käärittynä. Pakkauksen paksuus 9 cm.
The important features that make The Random House Dictionary of the English Language: Second Edition-Unabridged so useful, fascinating, and easy to use include: Over 315.000 entries in 2.500 pages Over 50.000 new words and 75.000 new meanings Major entries dated to show when words first entered the language Americanisms indicated in etymologies One alphabetical listing for all entries Clear, understandable definitions, with current or most common meaning given first Simple, accurate pronunciation system-plus new Pronunciation Notes Scholarly, up-to-date etymologies-plus information that dispels the myths about some of our most problematic word histories Thousands of biographical and geographical entries Names and abbreviations of academic, governmental, social, and fraternal organizations Biblical names and places and figures from mythology, legend, and folklore Titles of major works from literature, art, and music Names and places of historical events Popular given names, many with their meanings and simplified word derivations (continued on back flap) Wide coverage of American dialect words, all labeled according to region-plus new Regional Variation Notes Coverage of major British, Canadian, and Australian terms Pinyin spelling included for appropriate Chinese placenames and biographical entries Metric equivalents included in definitions and captions giving weights and measures Endangered species identified 2.400 spot maps and illustrations with detailed captions including accurate size information for animals, etc. Over 75.000 example phrases and sentences to show how entry words are used in context Hundreds of idioms fully explained, with many example sentences or phrases Over 10.500 Synonym Lists and over 900 Synonym Studies, all keyed to appropriate definitions 240 comprehensive Usage Notes-plus thousands of usage labels indicating which meanings are informal, slang, nonstandard, archaic, etc. 45 boxed features-including lists of books of the Bible, state flowers, wedding anniversaries, Chief Justices of the U. S. Supreme Court-at appropriate entries Valuable supplements include: Up-to-date concise French, German, Italian, and Spanish dictionaries, each with more than 30.000 entries Revised, updated, and expanded Basic Manual of Style Authoritative current guide to Signs and Symbols, including international road signs New up-to-date Directory of Colleges and Universities in the U. S. and Canada List of Words Commonly Confused List of Words Commonly Misspelled Full-Color Atlas of the World Front Matter features include: How to Use the Random House Dictionary Historical Sketch of the English Language Essays on Usage; Dialects; and The Pronunciation of American English Table of Sound-Spelling Correspondences in English.
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