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Oxford English Dictionary Gets ‘Update K’ and Adds 20 New Words

The Oxford English Dictionary has become the latest piece of Western culture to be affected by the “Korean wave”. The definitive English language document announced that in response to the growing popularity of some South Korean cultural exports, more than 20 new words of Korean origin have been added to its pages. “K-pop, K-drama, K-beauty, […]

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Anglo-Lotha Dictionary: ‘First Naga Dictionary with International Phonetic Alphabet’ published | Morung Express

IT Advisor, S&T and N&RE, Mmhonlumo Kikon publishes the “Anglo-Lotha Dictionary” at the Wokha District Planning and Development Council meeting held on September 15th. (Photo DIPR) Councilor Kikon congratulates the Department of Art and Culture, Lotha Academy and Professors Yanbeni Yanthan and Dr Imlienla Imchen Wokha, September 15 (MExN): An Anglo-Lotha dictionary was published on […]

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I think we now need a new dictionary

When I grew up in South London in the 1950s and 1960s my school insisted that because I was studying English language and literature for my “O” levels, I would need a dictionary. The book which then became a part of my daily life and, subsequently, my education was “The Oxford English Dictionary”. However, looking […]

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Humor by Rehana Munir: D is for dictionary

One of the sweetest pleasures in life is finding an old love. I’m currently enjoying the rebirth of one of those romances, with a well-dressed Oxford charmer whose linguistic brilliance reduces me to a cheerful idiot. I now know what a Mr. Tharoor feels like. The attractions of a pocket dictionary, the kind you wear […]

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Kenya: Hello to the Kenyan dictionary …

For the uninitiated, “Hey, long …” is a daily social media greeting for souls who lost touch several moons ago. But a group of Kenyan lexicographers are asking you not to take this greeting at face value as it may cost you “something”. According to aspiring word-makers who have studied diction in our online conversations, […]

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Aviation Dictionary by ASA

Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This aviation dictionary app is based on the popular Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms book by Dale Crane and helps users understand all words, abbreviations, acronyms, and phrases across different aviation disciplines. The most comprehensive collection of aviation terminology available from a trusted resource in […]

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Uganda Translation to Luganda, Local Languages, Translator, Conversions English Dictionary Uganda

Are you worried about the diversity of languages ​​in Uganda? Worry no more because most Ugandans can speak, understand and write English. People are very keen to teach while learning from their visitors.When planning a trip to Uganda, never be disturbed by the languages ​​of the country. Being a former British colony, English has turned […]

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Merriam-Webster includes “Irregardless” in the dictionary, but why?

By Jonny Lupsha, News Editor “. NPR reported. The linguistic experts of Merriam webster have defended its place in their lexicon because of its popular use. Panels of linguists decide which words go into the dictionaries. “Irregardless” made its way into the dictionary after lexicographers accepted its inclusion due to the word’s popular use in […]

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‘Climate strike’ named word of the year 2019 by Collins dictionary | Books

In a year where global protests against the climate crisis were staged from Afghanistan to Vietnam, Extinction Rebellion protests halted traffic in major cities and Greta Thunberg called on young people to skip school to combat political inaction, the “climate strike” was named Collins Dictionary’s 2019 word of the year. Each year, the dictionary lexicographers […]

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How are words added to the dictionary?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Last month, Merriam-Webster announced that 530 New words have been added to the dictionary. Among them are new meanings of existing words, such as “they” as a non-binary pronoun, “free solo” (as a climber, this is especially exciting […]

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Book Review: Star Wars The Complete Visual Dictionary New Edition

This comprehensive visual dictionary is the perfect Star Wars book for exploring the galaxy from afar. Packed with over 1,500 stunning images, it showcases major and minor characters (such as Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker), creatures, vehicles, weapons, accessories, and tech items in unparalleled detail. Beautiful photographs and captivating texts written by Star Wars experts […]

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The boy wants this new word added to the dictionary – but he needs you to use it!

A brilliant boy from Victoria, Canada recently discovered that something was missing from the English language – a word to describe words that spell something different when spelled backwards. And little Levi Budd even has a solution! We apologize, this video has expired. According to a now-viral video his family shared on YouTube, it all […]

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Chinese woman memorizes EVERY word in English-Chinese dictionary

Traveling dictionary: Li Yanzhi memorized the meaning of each word in the English-Chinese dictionary A Chinese mother has become a traveling dictionary by memorizing the English-Chinese dictionary from cover to cover, reported the People’s Daily. Li Yanzhi, 51, of Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, is able to explain the meaning of every word in the 2,458-page book, […]

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Student known for yearbook photo with cat, lasers kill herself

Schenectady, NY (Times Union) – Draven Rodriguez, a quick-witted senior at Schenectady High School who made national news last fall when a yearbook portrait of him with his cat against the backdrop of laser beams went viral online, is died Thursday at home. He was 17 years old. The cause was suicide, his parents said. […]

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the production of the next Oxford English Dictionary

Compiling a dictionary of almost every word in the English language was a typical Victorian-era endeavor, with white-bearded gentlemen, complete confidence, and an endearing pace. After a quarter of a century, the first opus saw the light of day in 1884. Its content? “A to Ant.” In our impatient age, the Oxford English Dictionary is […]