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17 - 30 April 2012
About the Spanish Gypsy lexicography

Historia crítica de la lexicografía gitano-espanola

Ivo Buzek

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The book is dedicated to the critical history of Spanish Gypsy lexicography. In first place, it pays attention to the theoretical lexicography and it applies its rules, mainly from the area of lexicographical criticism, to the corpus of Spanish Gypsy dictionaries. The main part of the book presents a critical study of repertoires of lexical units of this mixed dialect, starting from the 16th and 18th centuries manuscripts, 19th century amateur lexicographers’ dictionaries and ending up with 20th century ones. Final chapters look closely to Spanish Gypsy vocabularies and lists of lexical units present in publications about flamenco and Spanish Gypsies in general.

Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts
295 p., 170 x 240 mm, paperback. ISBN 978-80-210-5788-3
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