Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Show Summary Details

Wörterbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (WSK) Online

[Dictionaries of Linguistics and Communication Science (WSK) Online ]

Founded by Schierholz, Stefan J. / Wiegand, Herbert Ernst

Editor-in-Chief: Schierholz, Stefan J.

Ed. by Demmerling, Christoph / Fellbaum, Christiane / Gansel, Christina / Girnth, Heiko / Grzybek, Peter / Habermann, Mechthild / Helmbrecht, Johannes / Juchem-Grundmann, Constanze / Jung, Dagmar / Kilian, Jörg / Köhler, Reinhard / Kortmann, Bernd / Müller, Peter O. / Naumann, Sven / Neef, Martin / Niemeier, Susanne / Olsen, Susan / Pompino-Marschall, Bernd / Rosenberg, Peter / Rymarczyk, Jutta / Sahel, Said / Schierholz, Stefan J. / Schmidt-Brücken, Daniel / Schoenefeld, Doris / Spieß, Constanze / Stekeler-Weithofer, Pirmin / Uzonyi, Pal / Warnke, Ingo H. / Weingarten, Rüdiger / Wischer, Ilse / Casemir, Kirstin / Meineke, Eckhard

One-time purchase of all content / One-time purchase of base content, subsequently annual update fee for new content up to 2018.

    More options …
    Search publication


    • A modern lexicographic Online Reference with more than 11,900 articles
    • Annual updates with 3,000 articles
    • Written by respected, international scholars
    • Bilingual user interface with numerous search criteria
    • Non-restrictive DRM – allows for an unlimited number of simultaneous users campus / institution-wide

    Aims and Scope

    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:

    • Precise definitions
    • Thorough explanations
    • 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:

      • Grammar

        • Morphology: Stefan J. Schierholz / Pál Uzonyi

        • Syntax: Stefan J. Schierholz / Pál Uzonyi
      • Word Formation
        Peter O. Müller / Susan Olsen
      • Historical Linguistics
        Mechthild Habermann / Ilse Wischer

      • Phonetics and Phonology
        Bernd Pompino-Marschall / Tracy Allan Hall
      • Grapholinguistics
        Martin Neef / Rüdiger Weingarten / Said Sahel
      • Dialectology
        Heiko Girnth / Peter Rosenberg
      • Text Linguistics, Stylistics and Discourse Analysis
        Christina Gansel / Constanze Spieß
      • Quantitative and Formal Linguistics
        Reinhard Köhler / Peter Grzybek / Sven Naumann
      • Theories and Methods in Linguistics
        Bernd Kortmann
      • Lexicology and Phraseology
        Christiane Fellbaum / Ingo Warnke / Daniel Schmidt-Brücken
      • Linguistic Typology
        Johannes Helmbrecht / Dagmar Jung
      • Cognitive Grammar
        Constanze Juchem-Grundmann
        Susanne Niemeier and Doris Schönefeld
      • Philosophy of Language
        Christoph Demmerling / Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer
      • Language Learning: First Language, Second Language,
        Foreign Language
        Jörg Kilian / Jutta Rymarczyk

    More than 11,900 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.

    For help and more information on our Online Reference Products, please click here.

    Supplementary Information


    Comments (0)

    Please log in or register to comment.
    Log in