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Complex Spellings

Rebecca Treiman and Brett Kessler

in How Children Learn to Write Words

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199907977
eISBN:
9780190228422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199907977.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses how children deal with the complexities in alphabetic writing systems. Many such systems include conditioned rules: One spelling of a phoneme is likely to occur in certain ... More


Compilation, Word Selection, and Presentation

Gabriele Stein

in Sir Thomas Elyot as Lexicographer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683192
eISBN:
9780191763205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683192.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

The chapter provides an overview of Elyot’s compilation based upon his own comments, and then concentrates on the lexicographical principles that characterize his particular approach. His word ... More


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