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The Resource Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis, Florian Coulmas

Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis, Florian Coulmas

Label
Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis
Title
Writing systems
Title remainder
an introduction to their linguistic analysis
Statement of responsibility
Florian Coulmas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This richly illustrated textbook introduces the major writing systems of the world - from cuneiform to English spelling - explaining their structural makeup and how they work. It also includes a review of the history of writing and a discussion of the literate mind and the literate society
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coulmas, Florian
Dewey number
411
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P211
LC item number
.C669 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge textbooks in linguistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Writing
  • Written communication
  • Écriture
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Writing
  • Written communication
  • Schriftzeichen
  • Schrift
  • Graphemik
  • Schrift
  • Schrift
  • Schrift
  • Schriftzeichen
  • Writing systems
  • Analyse linguistique
  • Écriture (Système graphique)
  • Schriftzeichen
  • Schrift
  • Graphemik
Label
Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis, Florian Coulmas
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-258) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What is writing? -- 2. The basic options: meaning and sound -- 3. Signs of words -- 4. Signs of syllables -- 5. Signs of segments -- 6. Consonants and vowels -- 7. Vowel incorporation -- 8. Analysis and interpretation -- 9. Mixed systems -- 10. History of writing -- 11. Psycholinguistics of writing -- 12. Sociolinguistics of writing -- App. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 1
Control code
57419694
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139164597
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780511077777
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57419694
Label
Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis, Florian Coulmas
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-258) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. What is writing? -- 2. The basic options: meaning and sound -- 3. Signs of words -- 4. Signs of syllables -- 5. Signs of segments -- 6. Consonants and vowels -- 7. Vowel incorporation -- 8. Analysis and interpretation -- 9. Mixed systems -- 10. History of writing -- 11. Psycholinguistics of writing -- 12. Sociolinguistics of writing -- App. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 1
Control code
57419694
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139164597
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780511077777
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57419694

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