This collection presents a balanced yet vivid picture of many of the domains of activity of lexicography. Ten contributors from eight countries discuss monolingual dictionaries (for learners and native speakers), bilingual dictionaries, an original approach to computer-aided lexicography, and the use of lexical material in language teaching. The collection of data; the inclusion, exclusion and ordering of material; definition and translation; and the provision of adequate information about grammatical valency, these are among the special topics treated, with many examples of the problems encountered and suggestions as to how they may be solved. A general introduction highlights the shared concerns that characterize the international discipline of contemporary dictionary-making.
1. Introduction (by Ilson, Robert F.); 2. Types of Semantic Information in Dictionaries (by Geeraerts, Dirk); 3. Methodology in a non-Spanish dictionary of the Spanish Language: The Diccionario del espanol de Mexico (by Lara, Luis Fernando); 4. A Proposal for a Valency Dictionary of English (by Herbst, Thomas); 5. How to Define a Defining Vocabulary (by Neubauer, F.); 6. Towards a Taxonomy of Dictionary Definitions (by Ilson, Robert F.); 7. Controle de l'equivalence dans les dictionnaires bilingues (by Choul, J-C.); 8. Deux types de dictionnaires bilingues de poche (by Schorr, G.); 9. Scientific and Practical Problems of a Hindi-German Dictionary (by Baganz, L.); 10. De l'interference au transfert, ou "peur-on enseigner le SAE?" (by Callebaut, Bruno); 11. A Practical Semi-Automated Strategy for Homograph Discrimination (by Devons, Nina)
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