By Daniel B. Baker
By Daniel B. Baker
By Merrill F. Unger, Visit Amazon's R. K. Harrison Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, R. K. Harrison,
Unger’s Bible Dictionary has been one of many bestselling Bible dictionaries out there given that its advent in 1957. Now this common vintage is extra precious than ever.
Updated and accelerated by means of revered Bible gurus together with R.K. Harrison, Howard F. Vos, and Cyril J. Barber, The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary is choked with the most up-tp-date scholarship. More than 67,000 entries are supplemented with distinct essays, colourful images and maps, and dozens of charts and illustrations to reinforce your knowing of God’s Word.
Although this quantity relies at the New American Standard, vast cross-referencing makes it worthy with all significant Bible translations, together with the recent overseas, King James, and New King James versions.
By Volker Schweizer
Although English is the language of technology this day, many earth scientist and specialists in similar fields have to learn and comprehend German texts or to speak in German. For these earth scientists, who've a simple wisdom of the German language yet aren't conversant in medical phrases, this dictionary can be a hugely favored reduction.
By John Willinsky
What's the that means of a notice? such a lot readers flip to the dictionary for authoritative meanings and proper utilization. yet what's the resource of authority in dictionaries? a few dictionaries hire panels of specialists to mend which means and prescribe utilization, others depend on derivation via etymology. yet maybe no different dictionary has performed extra to standardize the English language than the ambitious twenty- quantity Oxford English Dictionary in its 1989 moment variation. but this such a lot Victorian of contemporary dictionaries derives its which means via bringing up the earliest recognized utilization of phrases and by way of demonstrating colours of which means via an amazing database of over 5 million examples of utilization in context. during this attention-grabbing learn, John Willinsky demanding situations the authority of this imperial dictionary, revealing lots of its inherent prejudices and wondering the assumptions of its ongoing revision. "Clearly, the OED is not any uncomplicated checklist of the language `as she is spoke,'" Willinsky writes. "It is a selective illustration reflecting definite elusive principles in regards to the nature of the English language and other people. Empire of phrases unearths, by way of statistic and desk, incident and anecdote, how serendipitous, judgmental, and telling a job enhancing a dictionary corresponding to the OED can be." Willinsky analyzes the popular quotation files from the 3 editorial classes of the OED's compilation: the Victorian, imperial first variation; the fashionable complement; and the modern moment variation composed on an digital database. He unearths shifts in linguistic authority: the unique variation depended on English literature and, strangely, on translations, reference works, and journalism; the trendy versions have shifted emphasis to American assets and periodicals whereas carrying on with to forget ladies, employees, and different English-speaking nations. Willinsky's dissection of dictionary entries exposes contradictions and ambiguities within the circulate from quotation to definition. He issues out that Shakespeare, the main usually stated authority within the OED, frequently confounds the dictionary's uncomplicated feel of that means along with his wit and artfulness. He indicates us how the main well-known four-letter phrases within the language came upon their manner via a belabored editorial approach, sweating and grunting, into the complement to the OED. Willinsky sheds substantial mild on how the OED maintains to form the English language throughout the occasionally idiosyncratic, frequently biased collection of citations via employed readers and impassioned pals of the language. an individual who's fascinated by phrases and language will locate Willinsky's travel throughout the OED a pleasant and stimulating event.
By Trevor A. Hart
Significant reference paintings on key figures within the historical past of the church and their theology.
By Frank J. Wilstach
Initially released in 1916. This quantity from the Cornell college Library's print collections was once scanned on an APT BookScan and switched over to JPG 2000 structure by means of Kirtas applied sciences. All titles scanned hide to hide and pages may well contain marks notations and different marginalia found in the unique quantity.
By Ana Teresa Perez-Leroux, Yves Roberge (Eds.)
This quantity includes a choice of refereed and revised papers, initially offered on the thirty second Linguistics Symposium on Romance Languages, facing linguistic thought as utilized to the Romance languages, and on empirical reviews at the acquisition of Romance, with reviews on Romanian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Romansch and Latin. The theoretical part comprises contributions targeting particular houses of Romance on the syntax/semantics interface, on morphosyntactic matters, on topic licensing and case, and on phonology. the purchase part comprises contributions on first, bilingual and moment language acquisition of useful constitution, note constitution, quantification and rigidity.
By W. Davis Folsom
Within the Nineteen Nineties, the yankee place of work is present process right-sizing, restructuring, downsizing, empowerment, and paradigm shifts! In different phrases, fewer individuals are trying to do extra projects. enterprise buzzwords support show principles, matters, or responses. enterprise jargon is verbal exchange shorthand, yet humans have to competently interpret this shorthand, which calls for a typical knowing. American company humans too usually suppose new members of their association and their specialist opposite numbers around the globe comprehend company jargon. This ebook is a pragmatic reference for college students, managers, and foreign enterprise humans attempting to understand the fast paced buzzword-laden language utilized by enterprise humans within the usa.
By Charles Coulston Gillispie (ed.)
Dictionary of clinical Biography. Vol. V. Emil Fischer - Gottlieb Haberlandt