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By Patrick J. Cummings,Hans-Georg Wolf

This e-book is the 1st dictionary of Hong Kong English and one of many few non-native sort dictionaries of English. It comprises merely phrases and note 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 spread in its personal correct. whereas the focus is on modern language use, from all domain names of Hong Kong existence, old phrases and references are coated besides. Entries are designed in accordance the state-of-the-art in lexicography and exhibit pronunciation, resource language, frequency, real utilization, and cultural conceptualizations. As extra positive aspects, the dictionary offers a quick historical past of Hong Kong English, a listing of acronyms and abbreviations, historic position names and their present equivalents, phrases of Hong Kong beginning now in overseas use, in addition to extra reference material.

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