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Author Hickey, Raymond
Title A Dictionary of Varieties of English
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2014
©2014
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (457 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Intro -- A Dictionary of Varieties of English -- Copyright -- Content -- Preface -- Maps -- Introduction: Research Trends in Variety Studies -- How to Use This Book -- A -- /æ/ before voiceless fricatives -- /æ/ tensing -- /æ/ tensing, pre-liquid -- A Proposal for Correcting, Improving, and Ascertaining the English Tongue -- /ɒ/ before voiceless fricatives -- AAVE -- ablaut -- Aboriginal Australian English -- Aboriginal English -- absolute construction -- academy -- Acadia -- accent -- accent bar -- acceptability judgement -- acceptable -- accidence -- accommodation -- acculturation model -- accusative -- acoustic phonetics -- acquired -- acquisition -- acquisition, manner of -- acrolect -- acronym -- active -- Acts of Union -- actuation -- adaptation -- address system -- adjective -- adjectives, comparative and superlative forms of -- adjectives, comparison of -- adjunct -- adolescent speech -- adopters, early and late -- advanced pronunciation -- adverb -- adverbs, inchoative and counterfactual -- adverbs, intensifying -- adverbs, order of -- adverbs, unmarked -- affix -- affricate -- Africa, East -- Africa, English in -- Africa, South -- Africa, Southern -- Africa, The Scramble for -- Africa, West -- African American English -- African American English, diaspora varieties of -- African American English, sources of -- African American English, terms for -- African American English, theories of origin -- African languages -- Afrikaans -- Afrikaans English -- Afrogenesis -- Afro-Seminole -- after perfective -- Age of Discovery, The -- age-grading -- agglutinative -- /ai/ and /au/, realization of -- ain't -- Aitken, A. J. (1921-1998) -- Aitken's Law -- Aku -- Alford, Henry (1810-1871) -- alliteration -- allomorph -- allophone -- allophones -- alphabet -- alphabet, pronunciation of -- alphabetism -- Alternative Histories of English
alternatives, lexical -- alveolar -- alveolar realization of velar nasals -- alveolo-palatal -- ambiguous -- amelioration -- American Colonization Society -- American Dialect Society -- American English -- American English, influence on English in England -- American English, Southern -- American English, spelling -- American Heritage Dictionary -- American Language, The -- American Revolution -- American Samoa -- American Sign Language -- American Speech -- analogical change -- analytic -- analytical comparison -- anaphora -- Anglo- -- Anglo-Celtic -- anglocentric -- Anglo-Indians -- Anglo-Irish -- anglophone -- Angloromani -- Anglo-Saxon -- Anglo-Saxonism -- angloversal -- Anguilla -- animate -- anthropology, cultural -- anthropology, linguistic -- anti-deletion -- Antigua and Barbuda -- Antilles -- antiquarianism -- antonym -- anymore, positive -- Aotearoa -- apex -- aphasia -- apocope -- Appalachian English -- apparent time -- applied linguistics -- approximant -- a -prefixing -- archaism -- Archaizers -- areal linguistics -- argot -- article -- article, reduction of definite -- article, use of -- articulation -- articulatory phonetics -- articulatory setting -- as / at -- Asian Englishes -- Asian languages -- ASK-metathesis -- aspect -- aspect, historical spread of -- aspirated -- assimilation -- Atlantic creoles -- Atlas of North American English -- Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures -- attributive -- auditory phonetics -- AU-fronting -- augmentatives -- Austin, John Langshaw -- Australian Aboriginal Kriol -- Australian English -- Australian languages -- Australian National Corpus -- Australian National Dictionary -- Austronesian languages -- Authorized Version of the Bible -- auxiliary, done as -- auxiliary contraction -- auxiliary verb -- Avalon Peninsula -- B -- Babu English -- baby talk theory -- back formation -- back slang
back vowel -- back-channelling -- background language(s) -- 'bad data' -- Bahamas, The -- Bailey, Nathaniel (?-1742) -- Bajan -- Bangladesh -- Bank of English -- Bantu languages -- Barbados -- Barnes, William (1801-1886) -- Basic English -- basilect -- basilect, mesolect, acrolect -- BATH lexical set -- Bay Islands Creole -- Bazaar Malay -- BBC English -- Belfast English -- Belize -- Berliner Lautarchiv -- Bermuda -- Bhojpuri -- Bhutan -- bias factor -- Bible translations -- Bickerton, Derek (1926-) -- bidialectism -- bilabial -- BILE-BOIL distinction -- bilingualism -- binary feature -- binomials -- biogram program hypothesis -- Bioko -- Bislama -- Black English (Vernacular) -- Black Irish -- Black Nova Scotians -- Black South African English -- blade -- Blarney -- blend -- blog -- Bonin Islands -- Boontling -- Borders, Scottish -- borrow -- Boston Brahmin accent -- Boston English -- Botswana -- bound -- Bowdler, Thomas (1754-1825) -- bracket -- breaking -- breathy voice -- Bristol -- Britain -- British Black English -- British Empire -- British English -- British Isles -- British National Corpus -- British Sign Language -- broad transcription -- brogue -- broken English -- Brown Corpus -- Brummie -- Buchanan, James -- Bungi -- Burgher -- burr -- busy -- but in the sense of only -- Butler English -- C -- Cabot, John / Giovanni Cabote (c .1450-1499) -- cafeteria principle -- Cajun English -- California Vowel Shift -- calques -- Cameroon -- Canada -- Canadian Raising -- Canadian Shift -- cant -- Cape Breton -- Cape Flats English -- capitalization -- cardinal vowels -- caretaker speech -- Caribbean -- Caribbean, division into East and West -- Caribbean creoles -- Cartier, Jacques (1491-1557) -- cascade model -- catastrophic theory -- CATCH -raising -- categorical rule -- category -- Caucasian -- Cawdrey, Robert -- Cayman Islands
ceceo, seseo, distinción -- Celtic regions, the -- Central Belt -- central vowel -- centralized -- centring diphthong -- chain shift -- CHAIR-CHEER merger -- Chancery Standard -- change -- change, incipient -- change, language -- change, present-day grammatical -- change, present-day lexical -- change, present-day phonetic -- change from above, below -- Channel Islands -- Charleston -- chat -- chat, online -- Chicano [ tʃ ɪˈka: noʊ ] English -- China -- China, English in -- Chinese Pidgin English -- Chinook Jargon -- CHOICE lexical set -- circles, three -- clause -- clause polarity -- clear l -- cleft sentence -- click sounds -- clipping -- cliticization -- closed class -- closed syllable -- CLOTH lexical set -- cluster -- cluster emigration -- cluster reduction -- coarticulation -- Cobbett, William (1763-1835) -- Cockney -- Cockneyfication -- coda -- code -- code, elaborated versus restricted -- code-mixing -- code-switching -- codification -- cognate -- collective noun -- colloquial -- colonial English(es) -- colonial lag -- colonial period (lowercase spelling) -- Colonial Period (uppercase spelling) -- colonialism, European -- Coloured -- Columbus, Christopher (1451-1506) -- come + V- ing -- COMM A lexical set -- common core theory -- communicative competence -- community of practice -- comparative method -- comparative philology -- comparative what -- comparatives, double -- compensatory lengthening -- competence and performance -- complaint tradition -- complement -- complementary distribution -- concord with tags, lack of reverse -- concordance -- conditioned -- conjugation -- conjunct -- connectors, temporal -- connotation -- consonant -- consonant cluster reduction -- constraint hierarchy -- contact -- contact with English -- contact-induced change -- context -- context sensitive -- continuant -- continuum -- contraction -- contrast
contrastive stress -- controlled -- convergence -- conversational implicature -- conversational maxims -- conversion -- Cook, James (1728-1779) -- Cook Islands -- cooperative principle -- coordinate -- copula -- copula deletion -- Cornwall -- coronal -- corpus -- corpus linguistics -- Corpus of American Soap Operas -- Corpus of Contemporary American English ( COCA) -- Corpus of Early English Correspondence -- Corpus of English, International ( ICE) -- Corpus of English Texts, Helsinki -- Corpus of Global Web-Based English -- Corpus of Historical American English, The -- Corpus of Irish English, A -- Corpus of Learner English, International -- Corpus of London Teenage Language, The Bergen -- Corpus of Old African American Letters ( COAAL) -- Corpus of Spoken American English, The Santa Barbara -- Corpus of Written British Creole -- correctness -- correspondence, sound -- Costa Rica -- COT-CAUGHT merger -- countable -- counterhierarchical diffusion -- counterurbanization -- Craigie, Sir William (1867-1957) -- creaky voice -- creole -- creole continuum -- creole verb, forms and functions -- creoles, English lexifier -- creolization -- creolization, abrupt -- critical period -- Crown Dependencies -- Cumbria -- CURE lexical set -- curvilinear principle -- D -- da Gama, Vasco ( c .1469-1524) -- Da Kine Talk -- DANCE -retraction -- dark l -- data-driven analysis -- dative -- dative of (dis)advantage -- declarative -- declension -- decolonization -- decreolization -- default -- deficit theory -- definite -- definite article -- definite article reduction ( DAR) -- Defoe, Daniel (1659/1661-1731) -- degree -- deictic pronouns -- Delaware Jargon -- deletion -- deletion, copula -- demonstrative pronoun -- demonstratives, personal pronouns as -- dental -- dental suffix -- dental-alveolar distinction -- deontic modals -- deportation -- Derry English -- descriptive
deterioration
A Dictionary of Varieties of English presents a comprehensive listing of the distinctive dialects and forms of English spoken throughout the contemporary world. Provides an invaluable introduction and guide to current research trends in the field Includes definitions both for the varieties of English and regions they feature, and for terms and concepts derived from a linguistic analysis of these varieties Explores important research issues including the transportation of dialects of English, the rise of 'New Englishes', sociolinguistic investigations of various English-speaking locales, and the study of language contact and change. Reflects our increased awareness of global forms of English, and the advances made in the study of varieties of the language in recent decades Creates an invaluable, informative resource for students and scholars alike, spanning the rich and diverse linguistic varieties of the most widely accepted language of international communication
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hickey, Raymond A Dictionary of Varieties of English Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2014 9780470656419
Subject English language -- Variation -- Dictionaries.;English language -- Dialects -- Dictionaries.;English language -- Spoken English -- Dictionaries
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