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By Patrick J. Cummings,Hans-Georg Wolf

This ebook is the 1st dictionary of Hong Kong English and one of many few non-native type dictionaries of English. It comprises purely phrases and be aware 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 existence, historic phrases and references are coated to boot. Entries are designed in accordance the cutting-edge in lexicography and exhibit pronunciation, resource language, frequency, actual utilization, and cultural conceptualizations. As extra good points, the dictionary presents a short historical past of Hong Kong English, a listing of acronyms and abbreviations, historic 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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