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Kernerman Dictionary News • Number 6 • July 1998

LEXICOGRAPHY IN ASIA

Featuring a selection of papers from the ASIALEX inauguration conference – Dictionaries in Asia, Hong Kong, 1997 – and other papers.

Edited by Tom McArthur and Ilan Kernerman.

Contents:

  • Introduction – Asian Lexicography: Past, Present and Potential • Tom McArthur • UK
  • Traditionality and Creativity in Lexicography • Lu Gusun • China
  • Corpus Linguistics and Dictionary Making in Korea • Lee Sangsup • Korea
  • The Societal Contexts of Sanskrit, English and Hindi Thesauruses, and the Multilingual Possibilities of the Computer Age • Arvind Kumar • India
  • Dictionaries and Their Users at Chinese Universities: with Special Reference to ESP Learners • Li Lan • China / UK
  • A Corpus-Based Subject-Specific Glossary for Computer Science Related Texts
    • Jacqueline Lam Kam-mei • China
  • Interacting with the Users: Research Findings in EFL Dictionary User Studies
    • Yukio Tono • Japan / UK
  • Towards an Active Dictionary for Writing Academic Essays • Noor Ida Ramli • Malaysia
  • Indonesian Dictionaries and How Students Use Them • Soekemi • Indonesia
  • Lexicography and Lexicomputing in the Persian Language • Ahmad Taherian • Iran
  • English Lexicography in Japan: its History, Innovations and Impact • Shigeru Yamada and Yuri Komuro • Japan
  • New Dictionary Needs of Young Learners of English in Asia • Ilan Kernerman • Israel
  • A Radical Change of Direction: English Lexicography in the Fifteenth Century • Reiko Takeda • Japan / UK
  • Postscript • Reinhard R.K. Hartmann • UK
  • Publication Date: 1 October 1998
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