The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary


Author: N. S. Doniach,A. Kahane,Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198643227
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 1091
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The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a detailed guide to current usage in English and Hebrew. In addition to a full range of idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, the dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of technical, scientific, legal, medical, and academic terminology. Care has also been taken to record British, American, and Australian variants. Both the presentation and content of the dictionary are designed to guide the reader through the pitfalls of varying register and context; clearly labelled senses and numerous example phrases ensure maximum clarity and accessibility. The result is an essential reference tool for English and Hebrew users alike. The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary was compiled and edited at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies.

The Translator's Handbook


Author: Morry Sofer
Publisher: Schreiber Pub
ISBN: 0884003248
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 376
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Since 1997, this translator's guide has been the worldwide leader in its field and has elicited high praise from some of the world's best translators. It has been fully updated in the 2006 edition.

Judaica Reference Sources

A Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide
Author: Charles Cutter
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591581338
Category: Reference
Page: 365
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A recipient of the Outstanding Reference Award from the Association of Jewish Librarians in its earlier edition, this updated edition of "Judaica Reference Sources" maintains its editorial excellence while revising and expanding coverage for the new century. Virtually every aspect of Jewish life, knowledge, history, culture, religion, and contemporary issues is covered in this annotated, bibliographic guide. A critical collection development tool for college, university, public school, and synagogue libraries, "Judaica Reference Sources" provides entries for over 1,000 reference works, as well as a selective list of related Web sites, in English, French, German, Yiddish, and Hebrew. Works published since 1970 are emphasized. Unique in providing expert guidance to Judaica material for the librarian, the layperson, the student, and the researcher, this reference guide is a versatile tool that will fulfill your every need for Judaica material.

Oxford English-Hebrew, Hebrew-English dictionary


Author: Yaakov Levi
Publisher: Kernermann Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 910
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Up-to-date idioms and expressions makes this dictionary a sophisticated, bilingual tool. It has clear, bold type and includes notes on English grammar such as plural, adjectives, verbs, past and present, time of day and much more.

Translator Self-Training--Hebrew

A Practical Course in Technical Translation
Author: Morry Sofer
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 1589797248
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 174
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The translator-in-training is guided through various areas of technical translation, from business and finance to law, medicine and the media. This series offers the next and final step toward becoming a successful professional translator.

Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew


Author: G. Zuckermann
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1403938695
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 294
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Israeli Hebrew is a spoken language, 'reinvented' over the last century. It has responded to the new social and technological demands of globalization with a vigorously developing multisourced lexicon, enriched by foreign language contact. In this detailed and rigorous study, the author provides a principled classification of neologisms, their semantic fields and the roles of source languages, along with a sociolinguistic study of the attitudes of 'purists' and ordinary native speakers in the tension between linguistic creativity and the preservation of a distinct language identity.

A Hebrew, Latin, and English, Dictionary

Containing All the Hebrew and Chaldee Words Used in the Old Testament, Including the Proper Names ... : the Derivatives Referred to Their Respective Roots, and the Signification, in Latin and English ... : with Copious Vocabularies, Latin and Hebrew, and English and Hebrew
Author: Joseph Samuel Christian Frederick Frey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Hebrew language
Page: N.A
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First Thousand Words in Spanish


Author: Heather Amery,Stephen Cartwright
Publisher: E.D.C. Publishing
ISBN: 9780794501945
Category: Spanish language
Page: 64
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Designed to help children learn their first Spanish words by matching words on the pages with those on the picture stickers. Includes word list with pronunciation guide and English translation.

Report of the Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies


Author: Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Jews
Page: N.A
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The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang


Author: John Ayto,John Simpson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192800077
Category: Medical
Page: 299
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Covers British, American, and Australian slang and includes a date the word first appeared in print, its origin, and an illustrative quotation

Public Library Catalog


Author: Juliette Yaakov
Publisher: Hw Wilson Co
ISBN: 9780824210397
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 1434
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Highly recommended reference works in all subject areas and non-fiction books for adults, plus information on electronic editions when available. More than 8,000 books in the main volume. More than 2,400 new titles in annual paperbound supplements. More than 2,000 analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

The American Heritage Pocket Spanish Dictionary

Spanish/English - English/Spanish
Author: American Heritage Dictionary
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618132164
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 309
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Packed with more than 40,000 translations, this handy and affordable bilingual reference tool features U.S. English and Latin American Spanish and hundreds of useful idioms and phrases, and is one of the only pocket-size dictionaries to feature tables of irregular verbs in both English and Spanish.

Oxford Essential Spanish Dictionary


Author: Oxford Dictionaries,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199576440
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 496
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The Oxford Essential Spanish Dictionary is a new compact Spanish-English and English-Spanish dictionary that offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. This dictionary is easy to use and ideal for travel, work, or study. The latest words in each language have been added, reflecting all aspects of life today, from computing and technology to lifestyle and business. Additional features include guides to Spanish and English pronunciation, as well as help with both Spanish and English verbs. Covers both European and Latin American Spanish. The Oxford Essential Spanish Dictionary is ideal for anyone in need of a handy quick reference. An essential book for the study of Spanish.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries


Author: Jack O'Gorman
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
ISBN: 9780838909430
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 329
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An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for small and medium-sized libraries and includes updates information on such resources as CD-ROMs, electronic databases, the Internet, and Web 2.0.

Reference Books Bulletin


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Reference books
Page: N.A
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Guinness World Records 2020


Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Planeta Publishing
ISBN: 9788408216285
Category: Reference
Page: 256
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Descubre los récords más espectaculares sobre tecnología, coches, el espacio, realidad virtual, robótica, deportes, ingeniería épica, hazañas peligrosas, talentos raros y mucho más. Con entrevistas a los creadores de las mayores construcciones caseras.

A Language in Space

The Story of Israeli Sign Language
Author: Irit Meir,Wendy Sandler
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 080586265X
Category: Education
Page: 332
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This English version of A Language in Space: The Story of Israeli Sign Language, which received the Bahat Award for most outstanding book for a general audience in its Hebrew edition, is an introduction to sign language using Israeli Sign Language (ISL) as a model. Authors Irit Meir and Wendy Sandler offer a glimpse into a number of fascinating descriptions of the ISL community to which linguists and other researchers may not have access. An underlying premise of the book is that language is a mental system with universal properties, and that language lives through people. A clear and engaging read, A Language in Space addresses relevant aspects of sign language, including the most abstract questions and matters related to society and community. Divided into three parts, the book covers: the linguistic structure of Israeli Sign Langua≥ the language and its community; and a broad depiction of ISL and the contribution of sign language research to linguistic theory. This book is intended for linguists (with or without a background in sign language), psychologists, sociologists, educators, students, and anyone with an interest in the human capacity for language.

The Best Books for Academic Libraries: Language and literature


Author: N.A
Publisher: Best Books
ISBN: 9780722200131
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 1107
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Books recommended for undergraduate and college libraries listed by Library of Congress Classification Numbers.

William Tyndale

A Biography
Author: David Daniell
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300183887
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 458
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William Tyndale (1494-1536) was the first person to translate the Bible into English from its original Greek and Hebrew and the first to print the Bible in English, which he did in exile. Giving the laity access to the word of God outraged the clerical establishment in England: he was condemned, hunted, and eventually murdered. However, his masterly translation formed the basis of all English bibles--including the "King James Bible," many of whose finest passages were taken unchanged, though unacknowledged, from Tyndale's work. This important book, published in the quincentenary year of his birth, is the first major biography of Tyndale in sixty years. It sets the story of his life in the intellectual and literary contexts of his immense achievement and explores his influence on the theology, literature, and humanism of Renaissance and Reformation Europe. David Daniell, editor of Tyndale's New Testament and Tyndale's Old Testament, eloquently describes the dramatic turns in Tyndale's life. Born in England and educated at Oxford, Tyndale was ordained as a priest. When he decided to translate the Bible into English, he realized that it was impossible to do that work in England and moved to Germany, living in exile there and in the Low Countries while he translated and printed first the New Testament and then half of the Old Testament. These were widely circulated—and denounced—in England. Yet Tyndale continued to write from abroad, publishing polemics in defense of the principles of the English reformation. He was seized in Antwerp, imprisoned in Vilvoorde Castle near Brussels, and burnt at the stake for heresy in 1536. Daniell discusses Tyndale's achievement as biblical translator and expositor, analyzes his writing, examines his stylistic influence on writers from Shakespeare to those of the twentieth century, and explores the reasons why he has not been more highly regarded. His book brings to life one of the great geniuses of the age.

The Greek and Hebrew Bible

Collected Essays on the Septuagint
Author: Emanuel Tov
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004113091
Category: Religion
Page: 570
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This volume contains thirty-eight studies devoted to the Septuagint written by an internationally recognised expert on that version. All the studies, originally published between 1971 and 1997, have been revised, expanded, or shortened, in some cases considerably, and they integrate studies which appeared subsequent to the original monographs.