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By Patrick J. Cummings,Hans-Georg Wolf

ISBN-10: 9888083309

ISBN-13: 9789888083305

This e-book is the 1st dictionary of Hong Kong English and one of many few non-native kind dictionaries of English. It comprises basically phrases and notice senses which are specific to this style or have a selected 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, ancient phrases and references are lined besides. Entries are designed in accordance the cutting-edge in lexicography and express pronunciation, resource language, frequency, real utilization, and cultural conceptualizations. As extra gains, the dictionary offers a quick heritage 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 overseas use, in addition to extra reference material.

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