Conference item icon

Conference item

The Englishing of Latin headwords in Elyot's Dictionary (1538)

Alternative title:
Presented at Historical Dictionaries 2 session
Abstract:

Elyot's dictionary is the first Latin-English dictionary in which all the Latin headwords are glossed (translated and/or explained) in English. It was published at a time when the English vocabulary had to be expanded and differentiated so that the vernacular might express the new learning couched in Latin and spreading all over Europe. The paper investigates the various approaches used by Elyot to make his readers understand the meaning of Latin words, to render different senses of words, to...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Not published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)

Actions


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Heidelberg, Germany
Role:
Author
Language:
English
Subjects:
UUID:
uuid:a9736700-9382-4b46-bc10-1956b7d0b7a2
Local pid:
ora:5023
Deposit date:
2011-02-18

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP