Comparative and Dialectical Lexicon of Variations in Modern Spanish Vocabulary: Tracking Linguistic Differences Across Cultural, National, and Dialectical Boundaries

Author: Florián, Lorenzo R.
Year:2010
Pages:388
ISBN:0-7734-1437-1
978-0-7734-1437-2
Price:249.95
This is the first linguistic resource of its kind. The innovation of this study is its comparison of the lexicons of all Spanish-speaking countries. It includes English translations and spanish
definitions.

Reviews

“…[the author’s] enthusiasm for this project, his love of language and nuance, and the colorful diversity of detail creates a fascinating journey that will serve as context for future publications.” -Professor Cherie Meacham, North Park University

“…a most interesting addition to the field of Spanish dialectology and a good example of the richness of lexical differences within the world-wide Spanish speaking community.”- Dr. Anne-Marie Andreasson-Hogg, North Park University

"...a significant contribution to the field of Spanish lexicology, it [provides] samples from every Spanish-speaking country.” - Dr Dennis Bricault, North Park University

Table of Contents

FOREWORD by Cherie Meacham
PROLOGUE
INTRODUCTION
EL LEXICO
Animals, Sea Creatures, Birds
Animales, Mariscos, Pajaros
Clothing, Accessories
Ropa, Accesorios
Community: Professions, Games, Toys Weather, Places
Comunidad: Profesiones, Juegos, Juguestes, Tiempo, Lugares
Food Items
Comestibles
General Phrases
Frases Generales
Home, School, Work, Life
Hogar, Escuela, Trabajo, Vida
Insects, Plants, Fruits, Reptiles
Insectos, Plantas, Frutas, Reptiles
Personal Life:
Atributes, Family, Finance, Health, Relationships
Vida Personal:
Caracteristicas, Familia, Finanzas, Salud, Relaciones
Transportation
Transporte
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX