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The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases

The Godzone Dictionary: Of Favourite New Zealand Words and Phrases
 

"The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer examines a wide range of words and phrases, shedding light on their origin and offering helpful definitions. Slang wo... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775594000
Barcode 9781775594000
Published 1 August 2019 by Exisle Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Cryer, Max
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ISBN-13 9781775594000
ISBN-10 1775594009
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Exisle Publishing
Imprint Exisle Publishing
Publication Date 1 August 2019
International Publication Date 13 August 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Cryer, Max
Category Dialectology
Slang & Jargon
Reference Works
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 248
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 210mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress English language, New Zealand, Dictionaries., New Zealand, Dialects, English language, New Zealand, Slang, Dictionaries., English language, New Zealand, Terms and phrases.
NBS Text Encyclopedias & General Reference
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 427.99303;427.99303
Catalogue Code 994666

Description of this Book

"The Godzone Dictionary is a concise A - Z of the words and phrases that make our New Zealand language and speech patterns so different. Language expert Max Cryer examines a wide range of words and phrases, shedding light on their origin and offering helpful definitions. Slang words and expressions feature heavily, while one of the unique features of this book is the large number of Mori words that have become part of our common language in recent years. The listing also includes the popular names of our sports teams, and an appendix of common New Zealand acronyms completes the book."--Publisher information.

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Author's Bio

Max Cryer has been answering New Zealand radio listeners' questions on English language for 22 years (Radio LIVE, Saturday nights). He holds an Honours degree in English Literature and Etymology, and his published books have three times been No. 1 on New Zealand's non-fiction bestsellers list.

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