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Australian National Dictionary

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780195550269
Author(s): Bruce Moore
Format: Hardcover
Year: 2016
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Dimensions: 278 x 0 x 231 (w x l x h)
Pages: 1600

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The Australian National Dictionary (AND) is a dictionary of Australianisms. It includes words and meanings that have originated in Australia, that have a greater currency here than elsewhere, or that have a special significance in Australian history. Major features:It differs from general dictionaries in being based on historical principles, like the comprehensive Oxford English Dictionary. This means it describes the full history of a word, starting with its earliest appearance, establishing its origin, and documenting its use over time.All entries from the first edition, which was published in 1988, have been thoroughly revised and updated. 6000 new entries have been added.There are more than 16,000 Australian terms.They include:historical terms from the convict era, the gold rushes, farming, and the experience of warcolloquial terms, including rhyming slang and numerous lively and colourful idiomsregional terms from different states and territoriesterms from Aboriginal English, a major dialect of Australian English.New entries cover all aspects of Australian life, history, culture, and values, as indicated by this brief list:ambo, barbecue stopper, bogan, budgie smugglers, bunny rug, captain's pick, chiko roll, chook lit, chroming, copha, corkie, couldn't run a chook raffle, do a Bradbury, drop bear, fairy bread, firie, goon bag, grommet, hip-pocket nerve, hornbag, humidicrib, karak, land of the f Please click here to ask a question
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