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Proper words in proper places studies in lexicology and lexicography in honour of William Jervis Jones

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Published by Heinz in Stuttgart .
Written in English


  • Lexicology.,
  • Lexicography.,
  • Word (Linguistics)

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Máire C. Davies, John L. Flood and David N. Yeandle.
SeriesStuttgarter Arbeiten zur Germanistik -- Nr. 400
ContributionsJones, William Jervis, 1941-, Flood, John L., Yeandle, David N., Davies, Máire C.
LC ClassificationsP326 .P767 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 420 p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21493824M
ISBN 103880994056

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