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Variant spellings in modern American dictionaries

by Donald W. Emery

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Published by National Council of Teachers of English in [Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • English language -- United States -- Orthography and spelling

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      Statement[by] Donald W. Emery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE2817 .E4 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 130 p.
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5435670M
      ISBN 100814151703
      LC Control Number73083843

      New Oxford American Dictionary (NOAD) is part of the great work done by the OED group and does pull the same weight as the rest of their publications. The major difference is that the NOAD presents the American variant spellings first and contains words and usage that are not used in other English dialects. Spelling book definition is - a book with exercises for teaching how to spell.

      Dictionary definition, a book, optical disc, mobile device, or online lexical resource (such as ) containing a selection of the words of a language, giving information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, derived forms, etc., expressed in either the same or another language; lexicon; glossary. Print dictionaries of various sizes, ranging . Dictionaries do not provide variant spellings of words. T/F. false. Dictionary of American English 2: Dictionary of Modern English Usage 3: Oxford English Dictionary Huckleberry Finn is a book with universal meaning. T/F. true. James's real concern was the art of writing fiction. T/F. true.

        Name: Taylor Myatt Title: Merriam-Webster children's dictionary. (). Springfield, Mass:DK Publishing, Inc.. Type of Reference: Dictionary Call Number: PEW Brief Description: This is a childrens dictionary that has o entries and is illustrated with vividly breathtaking book is a must have for all young students/5. Searching for Variant Spellings. The Variant Spellings feature lets you use modern search terms and retrieve variant spellings of the word you entered. It is a result of an ongoing research project called Virtual Orthographic Standardization by Professor .


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Grey became the established British spelling in the 20th century, but it is a minor variant in American English, according to dictionaries. Canadians tend to prefer grey. The two spellings are of equal antiquity, and the Oxford English Dictionary states that "each of the current spellings has some analogical support".

Variant Spellings in Modern American Dictionaries. Emery, Donald W. A record of how present-day desk dictionaries are recognizing the existence of variant or secondary spellings for many common English words, this reference list can be used by teachers of Cited by: 6.

variant - WordReference English dictionary, questions, discussion and forums. All Free. Variant spelling definition: a way of writing a word which is used by some people as an alternative to the standard or | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Last month a lecturer from a new university suggested that students be allowed to use 'variant spellings'. Times, Sunday Times () Yet there are many variant spellings where pedants mistakenly insist that only one form of a word is correct.

Variant Spellings in American English Dictionaries Amer Heri 3rd = American Heritage, 3rd Edition () Merr-Webs 10th = Merriam-Webster's Collegiate, 10th Edition () Rand Coll 2nd = Random House College, 2nd Edition () Rand Unab 2nd = Random House Unabridged, 2nd Edition () Webs 3rd Intl = Webster's 3rd New International ().

Spelling is a set of conventions that regulate the way of using graphemes to represent a language in its written form. In other words, spelling is the rendering of speech sound (phoneme) into writing (grapheme). Spelling is one of the elements of orthography, and highly standardized spelling is a prescriptive element.

Spellings originated as transcriptions of the sounds of spoken language. Define variant. variant synonyms, variant pronunciation, variant translation, English dictionary definition of variant. adj. Differing from others of the same kind or from a standard: a variant form of the disease; a book in variant editions.

A dictionary is defined as a printed book or electronic document that lists the words of a language (English, French, Spanish, etc) and include information about each word.

Due to this, most dictionaries include the word itself and variant spellings, the type of word a word is (noun, verb, etc) and its definition. The Farlex Grammar Book > English Spelling and Pronunciation > Spelling Conventions > American English vs. British English Spelling American English vs.

British English Spelling While English is fairly uniform in terms of structure and spelling across the various regions in which it is the native language, there are a few prominent differences that have. variant definition: 1. something that is slightly different from other similar things: 2.

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Variant Spellings in Modern American Dictionaries. By Donald W. Emery. Urbana, Ill.: National Council of Teachers of English, revised edition, Pp.

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (Boston: American Heritage and Houghton Mifflin, ); The Random House Dictionary of the American Language (sic), college.

VARIANT SPELLINGS IN MODERN AMERICAN DICTIONARIES by Donald W. Emery This pamphlet lists and discusses variant spellings accepted in five popular desk dictionaries. In addition to the introductory and ex-planatory material, there are over words listed in dictionary form illustrating the most common variant spellings.

For example, if. Author of English fundamentals, form B, English fundamentals, form A, Variant spellings in modern American dictionaries, English Fundamentals, English Fundamentals, English Fundamentals, Form A (with MyWritingLab) (14th Edition).

First published inthe Concise Scots Dictionary offers a comprehensive single-volume reference. This new edition is the result of thirty years' research and has been revised and updated throughout to reflect modern Scots usage, alongside coverage of older Scots/5(7).

: Webster's American English Dictionary, Newest Edition (): Merriam-Webster, Merriam-Webster: Books4/4(). Spelling-book definition, a person who spells words. See more.[quote='dillseed' pid='' dateline=''] Problem is, Urban Dictionary is written by a bunch of illiterates. [/quote] Perhaps.

But it's a good place to start when looking for how modern slang is commonly written. You can also Google the term to see how often certain spellings come up.Dictionaries A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), with usage of information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciations, translation, and other information; or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another.