A Dictionary of Hong Kong English: Words from the Fragrant by Patrick Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf

By Patrick Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf

The Dictionary of Hong Kong English is exclusive. It contains phrases and usages particular to English in Hong Kong and reflective of the city's heritage and tradition. Acronyms and abbreviations universal in Hong Kong, position identify alterations, Hong Kong phrases now across the world identified, and cultural conceptualizations are extra good points.

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Konzeption und Stand des Einsatzes von Data Dictionaries by Thomas Myrach

By Thomas Myrach

In dieser Arbeit werden wichtige Determinanten für den Einsatz von information Dictionaries dargestellt. Dazu gehören die einem Dictionary unterliegenden Informationsmodelle sowie die von Dictionary-Systemen zu unterstützenden Datenstrukturen und Funktionen. Um mögliche Ausprägungen derartiger Werkzeuge zu beschreiben, folgt eine Behandlung des ANSI-IRDS criteria sowie der praxisrelevanten Systeme DB/2, ADW und ROCHADE. Weitere behandelte Bereiche sind die Namensstandardisierung, die Integration von Entwurfsobjekten und die Konsolidierung von information Dictionaries. Den Abschluß bildet eine empirische Untersuchung zur Verbreitung und Nutzung von facts Dictionaries in der Praxis.

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Indian English (Dialects of English) by Sailaja Pingali

By Sailaja Pingali

Indian English is a moment language to so much of its audio system, but in the course of its 400-year heritage, it has received its personal personality whereas nonetheless seeking to local forms of English for its norms. Pinjali Sailaja discusses the advanced nature of Indian English, which isn't quite a monolithic entity. He distinguishes among common and non-standard kinds and offers an summary in their salient gains.

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How not to say what you mean: a dictionary of euphemisms by R. W. Holder

By R. W. Holder

We regularly use euphemisms while facing taboo or delicate matters. We converse of ""full-figured"" girls. We ""fudge"" on our source of revenue tax. We get ""cold feet"" earlier than our marriage ceremony. In How to not Say What You suggest, R.W. Holder deals an interesting quantity that celebrates this human tendency to exploit gentle, imprecise, or roundabout expressions instead of these that are blunt, particular, and real. prepared in alphabetical order, this dictionary includes millions of pleasing and informative entries starting from such circumlocutions as a ""fruit salad"" (mixture of unlawful narcotics), ""arm candy"" (a handsome lady companion), a ""barrel-house"" (a brothel), ""birthday suit"" (nakedness), and a ""blue hair"" (an previous women). thoroughly up-to-date, the dictionary presents definitions, examples, in addition to ancient causes the place applicable. enjoyable, interesting, full of life, and from time to time surprising, this re-creation of ways to not Say What You suggest is a browser's pride and may entice all language and observe play fans, and somebody searching for an excellent snigger.

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