Wörterbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (WSK) Online
Edited by:Kirstin Casemir, Christoph Demmerling, Christiane Fellbaum, Christina Gansel, Heiko Girnth, Peter Grzybek, Mechthild Habermann, Johannes Helmbrecht, Constanze Juchem-Grundmann, Dagmar Jung, Jörg Kilian, Reinhard Köhler, Bernd Kortmann, Eckhard Meineke, Peter O. Müller, Sven Naumann, Martin Neef, Susanne Niemeier, Susan Olsen, Bernd Pompino-Marschall, Peter Rosenberg, Jutta Rymarczyk, Said Sahel, Stefan J. Schierholz, Daniel Schmidt-Brücken, Doris Schoenefeld, Constanze Spieß, Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer, Pal Uzonyi, Ingo H. Warnke, Rüdiger Weingarten and Ilse Wischer
Founded by:Stefan J. Schierholz and Herbert Ernst Wiegand
A modern lexicographic Online Reference with more than 12,000 articles
Annual updates with 3,000 articles
Written by respected, international scholars
Bilingual user interface with numerous search criteria
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WSK Online is an Online Reference Work covering all the major areas of linguistics and communication science. The dictionaries steer a course between semantic definition and comprehensive knowledge, combining the best of both approaches.
This e-resource offers:
Synonyms and/or antonyms where applicable
Detailed bibliographic information
Hundreds of researchers from around the world have contributed to the WSK Online project, ensuring that the lexicographic output adheres to the most rigorous academic standards. All area editors are experts in their respective fields. The articles are in German (with English translations of the terms and definitions) or in English (with German translations of the terms and definitions).
This e-resource currently covers the following subfields:
Philosophy of Language Christoph Demmerling / Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer
Language Learning: First Language, Second Language, Foreign Language Jörg Kilian/ Jutta Rymarczyk
Onomastics Kirstin Casemir/ Eckhard Meineke
More than 12,000 articles are already available with another 3,000 to be added annually. Further subject areas are in preparation. When finished, this unique project will contain some 20,000 entries. WSK Online is scheduled for completion in 2020.
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