The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a landmark in the description of modern Hebrew. Using principles developed in English lexicography but never before applied to Hebrew, it is an essential reference for serious English and Hebrew users alike, whether students, scholars, or translators. The dictionary reflects the development of Hebrew in the twentieth century, and with over 75,000 entries offers extensive coverage of current idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, technical and scientific terminology, academic discourse, legal and medical terminology, American and Australian terms, a labelling system allowing easy identification of senses, contexts, and registers.
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The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a detailed guide to current usage in English and Hebrew. In addition to a full range of idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, the dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of technical, scientific, legal, medical, and academic terminology. Care has also been taken to record British, American, and Australian variants. Both the presentation and content of the dictionary are designed to guide the reader through the pitfalls of varying register and context; clearly labelled senses and numerous example phrases ensure maximum clarity and accessibility. The result is an essential reference tool for English and Hebrew users alike. The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary was compiled and edited at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies.About the Author:
A. Kahane is at Northwestern University.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0198643225