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The English country research to new term

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Translate expert net 2005-05-19Gao Yongwei

The research of English new term can say be the compilatory synchronism with English dictionary. The introductive part that the United States studies to the expert John Algeo of new term teachs the one book of Fifty Years Among The New Words in his chief editor writes so: "Although be in in last few years in new term dictionary is very welcome, but of dictionary of English of in a sense compilatory only then Yu Xinci dictionary. "The appears the earliest a few dictionaries in English if 1604 Robert
The Table Alphabeticall of Cawdrey, the English Expositor of John Bullokar was mixed 1616 1623 the The English Dictionarie; Or of Henry Cockeram, an Interpreter Of Hard English all is to collect a few "hard Words" (cramped word) , and these words are word of new " of a few new words or " apparently to the people at that time, the dictionary in a sense that collects "hard Words" at first so all is new term dictionary. But because " of " new term still is had no in the English in those days (New Word) this one view, the new term dictionary that ought to say real significance to go up and the research to new term only then the 20 centuries after 200 years. The article will narrate English new term simply investigate 90 old (namely 1902 - 1997) the history, introduce the main work that publishs inside this one period of time.

"Why be new term? "It is a problem that investigator of every new term must clarify above all probably. The definition that different person leaves to " of " new term is different. Its are main the reason is the different setting that investigator is based on research. Generally speaking, economic sense (have the sense that does not learn at the dictionary) the " of " new term that go up has two meanings: The first, consult from time for angle, new term can be to appear in sometime paragraph inside or the lexical " that since sometime is nodded place appears first, the Longman Register Of New Words that is like John Ayto (1989) collected appear in 1986-88 year the new term between; The 2nd, consult from chief source for angle, what new term points to is the lexical " that " some dictionary, a few dictionaries or have not of all and existing dictionary collect, if the collects in supplementary edition vocabulary of a lot of dictionaries belongs to this category. Of course, compile in actual new term dictionary in the process, complier people for more reflect objective description, often combine time to consult with chief source.

The Word-Coinage that Leon Mead published 1902, being An Inquiry Into Recent Neologisms, also A Brief Study Of Literary Style, slang, and Provincialisms is 20 centuries the book that researchs new term the earliest originally. Although this book is not dictionary of a new term, but it collected a few articles that concern new term. In these articles, mead offerred the research to new term first, still listed at the same time a lot of by the new term that writer of a few United States creates at that time. In addition, the author still was recorded American man of letters is new to " at that time the manner of word " , the view that also included Henry James among them ("Henry James Is Afraid He Is Wholly Unable To Aid Me In Collecting Words Either Of His Own Invention Or Of Any One Else's. The view that also included Henry James among them ("Henry James Is Afraid He Is Wholly Unable To Aid Me In Collecting Words Either Of His Own Invention Or Of Any One Else's.. ) . Alphonso Smith, the United States installs the department head that naval institute English is Nabolisi, the name was published to be the composing of New Words Self-Defined 1920. This book receives a term 420, each entry all has or many illustrative sentence complements demonstrative acceptation and usage. To the appears the earliest illustrative sentence in each vocabulary entry, smith still made clear specific time inside bracket, be like Addict (1919/1909) with Camouflage (1917) .
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