Linguistics - Oxford Dictionary
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DescriptionPowered by Handmark, here is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of linguistics available, fully revised for the second edition. Written by distinguished authority Peter Matthews, this handy reference application includes over 3,150 entries providing worldwide coverage of languages and language families, grammatical terms in English as well as grammatical categories in other languages. The application also offers extensive coverage of the theory of language, language history, and important ideas and figures in linguistics. A directory of symbols is included for quick and easy reference.
The new edition boasts greatly enhanced coverage of sociolinguistics, making it an ideal reference for those studying linguistics. It also includes entries on notable recent theorists in the field, such as Del Hymes and Peter Trudgill. With entries ranging from "epiglottal" and "morpheme" to "Austronesian" and "Navajo," The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics, Second Edition remains an ideal reference for students and teachers in language-related courses, and a great introduction to linguistics for the general reader with an interest in language and its study.
+ Over 3,150 entries on this multidisciplinary field, covering everything from phonetics to sociolinguistics and to formal semantics
+ Grammatical terms in English and grammatical categories in other languages
+ Worldwide coverage of language families and major languages
+ Covers the theory of language and language history
+ Key figures and ideas in linguistics
+ No wireless connection required
What's New in Version 2.0.0+ Buy one application and use it on your iPhone or iPad, optimized for both devices!
+ Brand-new integrated design is accessible, clear, and easy to use.
+ Added Sounds-like (fuzzy search) to help find those difficult to spell words.
+ Share entries via email, Facebook and Twitter
+ Tag words with bookmarks or custom tags for easy retrieval.