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Abridgment of Johnson"s Dictionary

[Samuel] 1709-1784 Johnson

Abridgment of Johnson"s Dictionary

by [Samuel] 1709-1784 Johnson

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Published by Printed for the compiler, by J. Thomas in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMendies, John
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK1687 .M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25498694M
    LC Control Number06024327

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a book, play, or piece of writing that has been made shorter by removing some details or less. Learn more. Johnson's Dictionary would define the language for the next years, until the arrival of the Oxford English Dictionary. Johnson's was the dictionary used by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, Wordsworth and Coleridge, the Brontës and the Brownings, Thomas Hardy and Oscar Wilde.

Modern dictionaries owe much to Johnson's work/5(14). Abridgment - Johnson's Dictionary Online - Abri'dgment. n.s. [abregement, French.] The contraction of a larger work into a small compass. Surely this commandment containeth the law and the prophets; and, in this one word, is the abridgment of all volumes of scripture.

Hooker, b. § 5. Myself have play'dThe int'rim, by remembering you 'tis past;Then brook [ ]. abridgment significado, definição abridgment: 1. a book, play, or piece of writing that has been made shorter by removing some details or less. Buy Abridgment of Johnson's Dictionary: English and Bengali () from Walmart Canada.

Shop for more available online at The text comes from my abridgment, Samuel Johnson's Dictionary: Selections from the Work That Defined the English Language (Delray Beach: Levenger, ; New York: Walker & Co., ).

The policies, therefore, are the same as those spelled out in the editor's introduction to that volume. All the selections are from the first edition of Johnson's Dictionary,and entries are presented. Home - Johnson's Dictionary Online - A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: IN WHICH The WORDS are deduced from their ORIGINALS, AND ILLUSTRATED in their DIFFERENT SIGNIFICATIONS BY EXAMPLES from the best WRITERS.

TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED, A HISTORY of the LANGUAGE, AND An ENGLISH GRAMMAR, By SAMUEL JOHNSON, A. In TWO VOLUMES. In Dr Johnson accepted the contract to produce a dictionary. Having rented a garret, he took on a number of 4 who stood at a long central desk. Answer: clerks / copying clerks Locate.

Johnson did not have a 5 Answer: library Locate available to him, but eventually produced definitions of in excess of 40, words written down in 80 large notebooks. Abridgment definition is - the action of abridging something: the state of being abridged. How to use abridgment in a sentence. Abridgment of Johnson's Dictionary, English and Bengali: Peculiarly Calculated for the Use of European and Native Students - Ebook written by John Mendies.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Abridgment of Johnson's Dictionary, English and Bengali: Peculiarly /5(5).

Samuel Johnson's 'Dictionary of the English Language' is one of the most famous dictionaries in history. First published inthe dictionary took just over eight years to compile, required six helpers, and lis words.

Each word was defined in detail, the definitions illustrated with quotations covering every branch of learning. An abridgement (or abridgment) is a condensing or reduction of a book or other creative work into a shorter form while maintaining the unity of the source.

The abridgement can be true to the original work in terms of mood and tone, capturing the parts the abridging author perceives to be most important; it could be a complete parody of the original or it could fall anywhere in between.

Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature: To Which Are (Classic Reprint) [Hamilton, Samuel Johnson Joseph] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature: To Which Are (Classic Reprint).

Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features3/5(8). Joseph Emerson Worcester (Aug – Octo ) was an American lexicographer who was the chief competitor to Noah Webster of Webster's Dictionary in the mid-nineteenth-century.

Their rivalry became known as the "dictionary wars". Worcester's dictionaries focused on traditional pronunciation and spelling, unlike Noah Webster's attempts to Americanize words. Author Samuel Johnson.

GE_Item_ID. Publisher Literary Licensing, LLC. Johnson has become more well known since his death. Johnson had been planning to write a dictionary for several years. Johnson set up an academy to help with the writing of his Dictionary. Johnson only received payment for his Dictionary on its completion.

Not all of the assistants survived to see the publication of the Dictionary. A Dictionary of the English Language: in which the Words are deduced from their Originals, Explained in their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in whose Works they are found.

Abridged from the Folio Edition, By the Author. To which is prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by JOHNSON, Samuel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.

Johnsons dictionary, a modern selection by E.L. McAdam Jr. And George Milne. Pantheon books, a subsidiary of Random House. version. It's in heavily used condition. Paper cover is torn. See Rating: % positive. Johnson's Dictionary is famous for being the first dictionary of English, which is perfectly true, except for the dictionaries published in England in the two and a half centuries before Johnson.

It does, however, have a claim to being the first "standard" dictionary of English, at least if we take the time to define what we mean by that (as I try to do in this conference paper from Ainsworth, Robert, An abridgment of Ainsworth's dictionary, English and Latin, designed for the use of schools.

(Philadelphia, U. Hunt, ), also by John Carey and Thomas Morell (page images at HathiTrust) Ainsworth, Robert, An abridgment of Ainsworth's dictionary, English and Latin, designed for the use of schools.