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By Patrick J. Cummings,Hans-Georg Wolf

ISBN-10: 9888083309

ISBN-13: 9789888083305

This publication is the 1st dictionary of Hong Kong English and one of many few non-native sort dictionaries of English. It comprises merely phrases and notice senses which are specific to this kind or have a particular connection with Hong Kong, and therefore contributes to legitimizing Hong Kong English as a spread in its personal correct. whereas the main target is on modern language use, from all domain names of Hong Kong lifestyles, historic phrases and references are coated in addition. Entries are designed in accordance the cutting-edge in lexicography and exhibit pronunciation, resource language, frequency, actual utilization, and cultural conceptualizations. As extra positive aspects, the dictionary presents a quick background of Hong Kong English, a listing of acronyms and abbreviations, ancient position names and their present equivalents, phrases of Hong Kong foundation now in overseas use, in addition to additional reference material.

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