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Russian English Idiom Dictionary

Author : Alexander Vitek
ISBN : WISC:89042071266
Genre : English language
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Perspectives On Translation

Author : Anna Bączkowska
ISBN : 9781443894029
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This volume offers a selection of issues currently encountered by scholars working within the broadly understood discipline of Translation Studies. The contributions here discuss topical and recurrent issues, which have long been at the forefront of this discipline, such as phraseology, corpora, quality of interpreting, translator training, censorship, style, proper names, and receptor-oriented translation. In addition, they also deal with relatively recent developments, such as humour and multimodality in audiovisual translation, and those problems rarely conclusively addressed in the context of translation, namely impoliteness and paratexts. Bringing together authors from eight countries, namely the UK, Spain, Germany, Austria, Poland, Italy, the USA and New Zealand, the volume offers research into translation from a variety of methodological solutions and conducted across eight languages (English, Spanish, Catalan, Polish, German, Italian, Chinese and Greek). Despite the diversity of themes presented, the main research areas emerging from all the contributions fall into four thematic groups: (1) lexicological issues and corpora in translation studies; (2) quality and translator training; (3) audiovisual translation; and (4) literary translation.

Russian English Dictionary Of Proverbs And Sayings

Author : Alexander Margulis
ISBN : 9781476609577
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This dictionary contains 2,375 Russian sayings and proverbs and their English counterparts. Variants of each saying are included, and careful attention is given to the differences in British and American versions. For example, the Russian saying that is interpreted as “Children behave in a childish way, and they cannot be expected to act like grown-up people,” is first given in Russian (in the Cyrillic alphabet) and then in English, and is then followed by the nearest English-language equivalent sayings in Britain and the United States: “Young colts will canter” (British) and “Boys will be boys” (American). The proverbs and sayings are arranged alphabetically by the first Russian word (in the Cyrillic alphabet) and are cross-referenced so the reader can find analogous Russian versions of English sayings. There is a keyword index for each language (one in English, one in Russian in the Cyrillic alphabet), which allows the reader to find a proverb or a saying without knowing the first word. Proverbs and sayings are current and include those popular in both spoken Russian and literature. The prefatory matter is in both English and Russian, for readers who have a command of either language.

Symposium On Lexicography Vii

Author : Arne Zettersten
ISBN : 9783110937916
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The proceedings cover new perspectives in the field of lexicography, including both theoretical and practical topics, and new aspects of special and bilingual dictionaries. The volume also includes contributions dealing with morphology, word-formation, semantics, neologisms, the history of lexicography, and the techniques of computerized dictionary production.


Author : Wolfgang Mieder
ISBN : 0313326983
Genre : Social Science
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Defines and classifies proverbs, and explores their occurrence in oral tradition, literature, art, and popular culture.

Greek History From Themistocles To Alexander In A Ser Of Lives From Plutarch Revised And Arranged By A H Clough

Author : Plutarchus
ISBN : OXFORD:600089992
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An English And Telugu Dictionary Explaining The English Idioms Phrases In Telugu

Author : Charles Philip Brown
ISBN : UCAL:$B235362
Genre : English language
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From The Horse S Mouth

Author : John Ayto
ISBN : 9780199543793
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Did you know that 'flavour of the month' originated in a marketing campaign in American ice-cream parlours in the 1940s, when a particular flavour would be specially promoted for a month at a time? And did you know that 'off the cuff' refers to the rather messy practice of writing impromptu notes on one's shirt cuff before speaking in public? These and many more idioms are explained and put into context in this third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Idioms. The volume takes a fresh look at the idiomatic phrases and sayings that make English the rich and intriguing language that it is. This major new edition contains entries for over 6000 idioms, including 700 entirely new entries, based on Oxford's language monitoring and the ongoing third edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. These include a range of recently established idioms such as 'the elephant in the corner', 'go figure', 'like a rat up a drainpipe', 'sex on legs', 'step up to the plate', 'too posh to push', 'a walk in the park', 'win ugly'. This edition also features a greatly increased number of cross-references, making it ideal for quick reference. Many entries include additional features which give more detailed background on the idiom in question. For example, did you know that 'taken aback' was adopted from nautical terminology that described a ship unable to move forward because of a strong headwind pressing its sails back against the mast? Anyone interested in the colourful side of the Englishlanguage will get hours of fun browsing from this fascinating and informative volume.

A Dictionary Of English Phrases With Illustrative Sentences

Author : Ki Chiu Kwong
ISBN : UCAL:$B625962
Genre : Chronology, Chinese
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German English Dictionary Of Idioms

Author : Hans Schemann
ISBN : 9781136783029
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This unique dictionary covers all the major German idioms and is probably the richest source of contemporary German idioms available, with 33,000 headwords. Within each entry the user is provided with: English equivalents; variants; contexts and precise guidance on the degree of currency/rarity of an idiomatic expression. This dictionary is an essential reference for achieving fluency in the language. It will be invaluable for all serious learners and users of German. Not for sale in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The Role Of Dictionary Use In The Comprehension Of Idiom Variants

Author : Renata Szczepaniak
ISBN : 9783110891713
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The book takes up the subject of dictionary use from the perspective of advanced learners. The study aims to explore the effects of the use of a monolingual learner’s dictionary on students’ performance in a complex comprehension task, i.e. the task of interpreting fragments with modified idioms, which often disrupt the fluent reading process. The theoretical part summarises the results of lexicographic research in the field of receptive dictionary use and discusses its methodological aspects. Moreover, it introduces relevant elements of the reading theory and analyses the nature of idiomatic expressions, their transformations in particular, from a psycholinguistic point of view. Finally, problems connected with the presentation of idioms in monolingual learner’s dictionaries are highlighted. The major, empirical part reports on an experiment, whose aim was to find connections between the consultation process, the way of presenting lexicographic information on idioms, and comprehension scores. The results reveal a mildly positive influence of the monolingual learner’s dictionary on reading comprehension performance. Among the reasons for underachievement were misinterpretation of entries and insufficient processing of dictionary information in context.

Books For College Libraries Language And Literature

Author : Association of College and Research Libraries
ISBN : 0838933564
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This third edition lists 50,000 titles that form the foundation of an undergraduate library's collection. This volume covers language and literature.

Dr William Smith S Dictionary Of The Bible

Author : William Smith
ISBN : MINN:31951002110991J
Genre : Bible
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Library Of Congress Catalog

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Dr William Smith S Dictionary Of The Bible

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Accessions List

Author : University of London. Library
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Dictionaries Encyclopedias And Other Word Related Books English And Polyglot Books

Author : Annie M. Brewer
ISBN : 0810311291
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Colloquial Portuguese; Or The Words And Phrases Of Every Day Life

Author : Alexander James Donald D'Orsey
ISBN : NYPL:33433070242122
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