[Humanist] 27.373 pubs: additions to Lexicons of Early Modern English

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 373.
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        Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 18:07:56 +0000
        From: UTP Journals <thawkic551 at rogers.com>
        Subject: Recent additions to Lexicons of Early Modern English

Recently added to Lexicons of Early Modern English - http://leme.library.utoronto.ca/

§  Robert Cawdrey, A Table Alphabetical, Containing and Teaching the Understanding of Hard Usual English Words (1617)

§  Jean de La Quintinie, The Complete Gardener (1693)

§  Anonymous, The Great Herbal (1526)

§  Claude Hollyband, A Dictionarie French and English (1593)

§  Richard Benese, The Manner of Measuring (1537)

§  Edward Hatton, The Merchant's Magazine Dictionary of Merchandise and Trade (1699)

Coming soon to LEME

§  John Thorie, The Theatre of the Earth (1601)

§  Richard Head, The English Rogue (1665)

§  John Rider, Bibliotheca Scholastica(1589)

§  Latin-English dictionary

§  Guy Miege, A New Dictionary, French and English (1677)

§  Sir Thomas Blount,  Nomo-Lexikon(1670)

§  Henry Hexham,  A Copious English and Netherdutch Dictionary(1641-42)

§  Joshua Poole, English Parnassus(1657)

Lexicons of Early Modern English is a growing historical database offering scholars unprecedented access to early books and manuscripts documenting the growth and development of the English language. With more than 600,000 word-entries from 184 monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot dictionaries, glossaries, and linguistic treatises, encyclopedic and other lexical works from the beginning of printing in England to 1702, as well as tools updated annually, LEME sets the standard for modern linguistic research on the English language.

Use Modern Techniques to Research Early Modern English!
184 searchable lexicons
139 fully analyzed lexicons
618,477 total word entries
398,128 fully analyzed word entries
60,891 total English modern headwords

LEME provides exciting opportunities for research for historians of the English language. More than a half-million word-entries devised by contemporary speakers of early modern English describe the meaning of words, and their equivalents in languages such as French, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and other tongues encountered then in Europe, America, and Asia.

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