Download PDF by Patrick J. Cummings,Hans-Georg Wolf : A Dictionary of Hong Kong English

By Patrick J. Cummings,Hans-Georg Wolf

This publication is the 1st dictionary of Hong Kong English and one of many few non-native type dictionaries of English. It comprises basically phrases and observe senses which are specific to this style or have a particular connection with Hong Kong, and therefore contributes to legitimizing Hong Kong English as a range in its personal correct. whereas the main target is on modern language use, from all domain names of Hong Kong lifestyles, old phrases and references are lined besides. Entries are designed in accordance the cutting-edge in lexicography and convey pronunciation, resource language, frequency, genuine utilization, and cultural conceptualizations. As extra positive factors, the dictionary presents a quick background of Hong Kong English, a listing of acronyms and abbreviations, old position names and their present equivalents, phrases of Hong Kong starting place now in foreign use, in addition to additional reference material.

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