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by Joan Hughes




This is a concise edition of the Australian National Dictionary (OUP 1989) which was hailed as a major asset for readers studying Australian literature that made all earlier dictionaries of Australian English obsolete. The volume contains nearly as many headwords as the original edition, yet provides fewer collations, and indicates the first recorded, and most recent, use of a word. It retains the parent volume's comprehensive coverage of uniquely Australian words and phrases; words for indigenous flora, fauna, and pastimes; and Aboriginal terms.
Download Australian Words and Their Origins epub
ISBN: 019553087X
ISBN13: 978-0195530872
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Dictionaries & Thesauruses
Author: Joan Hughes
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press (May 24, 1990)
Pages: 680 pages
ePUB size: 1882 kb
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