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The English Dialect Dictionary Being the complete vocabulary of all dialect words still in use, or known to have been in use during the last two hundred years. 6 volumes by John Wright

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dialectology,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • English,
  • Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages5016
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9882486M
ISBN 10019580497X
ISBN 109780195804973

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The dictionary collects together more than 4, Yorkshire terms and is the life-long work of historian Dr George Redmonds, who died aged 82 in August The Yorkshire dialect dictionary is a fascinating insight into not only the changing vocabulary but also the culture, history and people of the region. Dialects were the subject of a recent post by David Crystal, in which he discussed his new book, The Disappearing Dictionary, and referred to two major dialect dictionaries: the six-volume English Dialect Dictionary (EDD), Joseph Wright’s 19th century survey of dialect terms in the UK, and its American equivalent, the Dictionary of American. The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a multi-volume reference work that documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary from one place to another place across the United States. A Dictionary of the English Language was somewhat large and very expensive. Its pages were 18 inches (46 cm) tall and nearly 20 inches (51 cm) wide. The paper was of the finest quality available, the cost of which ran to nearly £1,; more than Johnson had been paid to write the : Samuel Johnson.