Dictionary Of The English/creole Of Trinidad & Tobago: On Historical Principles
Using the historical principles of the Oxford English Dictionary, Lise Winer presents the first scholarly dictionary of this unique language. The dictionary comprises over 12,200 entries, including over 4500 for flora and fauna alone, with numerous cross-references. Entries include definitions, alternative spellings, pronunciations, etymologies, grammatical information, and illustrative citations ...
Hardcover: 1072 pages
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press; Bilingual edition (January 16, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 2 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 3483174
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“A very encyclopedic work. It provides a very exhaustive, inclusive list of Trinbagonian expressions with meanings and contexts that clarify the colloquial language.Indeed a chef d'oeuvre...an imperative for everyone interested in understanding how t...”
f usage. Winer draws from a wide range of sources - newspapers, literature, scientific reports, sound recordings of songs and interviews, spoken language - to provide a wealth and depth of language, clearly situated within a historical, cultural, and social context.