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Soviet Yiddish word-formation

Gennady Estraikh

in Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses some significant features and types of Soviet Yiddish word-formation. Under the influence of Russian, Soviet Yiddish widely utilized univerbalization, that is, compressing a ... More


Glossary to ARCH (GARCH * )

Bollerslev Tim

in Volatility and Time Series Econometrics: Essays in Honor of Robert Engle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199549498
eISBN:
9780191720567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549498.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides an alternative and easy-to-use encyclopedic-type reference guide to the long list of ARCH acronyms. Comparing the length of this list to the list of general Acronyms in Time ... More


New Words and Changing Uses

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The English lexicon changes constantly as users coin new words and press existing words into new uses. Novel English words are formed by a variety of methods, including compounding existing words, ... More


Copyleft

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0017
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Developing an open-source alternative to the UNIX operating system in the early 1980s, the master hacker Richard Stallman faced a dilemma: if he put his new GNU software in the public domain, ... More


Quid

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0034
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Of the many challenges facing tourism in space, one of the least obvious is the problem of intergalactic monetary exchange. Far more pressing to the nascent industry are issues such as ... More


Leaving Home for War: May 1968

David Millie

in Team 19 in Vietnam: An Australian Soldier at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143262
eISBN:
9780813144283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143262.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

As the Australian Army had posted the author to the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam to be an advisor, the chapter covers some of the professional and family preparations undertaken prior to ... More


Taking Care with Statistical Terms

Deborah Nolan and Sara Stoudt

in Communicating with Data: The Art of Writing for Data Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198862741
eISBN:
9780191895357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862741.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Applied Mathematics

This chapter addresses writing challenges specific to summarizing a data analysis. The aim is to provide guidance on how to craft clear sentences, choose appropriate words, and convey findings in a ... More


Derivation

Geert Booij

in The Morphology of Dutch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198838852
eISBN:
9780191874833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838852.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Dutch complex words are formed by means of suffixation, prefixation, and conversion (change of category without morphological marking). The productivity of a word formation process is subject to ... More


Phonological form and abridgments

D. Gary Miller

in English Lexicogenesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689880
eISBN:
9780191770371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689880.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter outlines the essential phonological structure of words that will be of crucial importance in subsequent chapters, and begins a discussion of word abridgements. The prosodic hierarchy is ... More


The cloud

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

“It’s really just complete gibberish,” seethed Larry Ellison when asked about the cloud at a financial analysts’ conference in September 2008. “When is this idiocy going to stop?” By March 2009 the ... More


Tweet

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0024
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The big news in the Twitterverse on October 19, 2009, was the sighting of the pentagigatweet. Sent by an out-of-work dotcom executive named Robin Sloan, the six-character text message, a bit of ... More


Labeling and Abbreviation

Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

in Language and Communication: Essential Concepts for User Interface and Documentation Design

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195108385
eISBN:
9780197561041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195108385.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

So many user interfaces have the appearance of a collection of labels, stuck onto invisible boxes whose contents remain a mystery to users until they have made the effort of opening up each box in ... More


Introduction

John A. Tossell and David J. Vaughan

in Theoretical Geochemistry: Applications of Quantum Mechanics in the Earth and Mineral Sciences

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195044034
eISBN:
9780197560013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195044034.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

The early descriptions of chemical bonding in minerals and geological materials utilized purely ionic models. Crystals were regarded as being made up of charged atoms or ions that could be ... More


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