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Pei, Mario 1901-1978

Overview
Works: 270 works in 1,460 publications in 6 languages and 34,179 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Controlled vocabularies  Terminology  Terms and phrases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Narrator, Honoree, Other, Creator, zxx, Author of introduction, Annotator
Classifications: P121, 400
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Most widely held works about Mario Pei
 
Most widely held works by Mario Pei
The story of language by Mario Pei( Book )

132 editions published between 1949 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 3,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the many aspects of world languages, such as the history of language, the constituent elements, the social function of language, all about today's modern languages, and the possibility of an international language
The story of the English language by Mario Pei( Book )

60 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of linguistics by Mario Pei( Book )

67 editions published between 1954 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to learn languages and what languages to learn by Mario Pei( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invitation to linguistics : a basic introduction to the science of language by Mario Pei( Book )

31 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glossary of linguistic terminology by Mario Pei( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Latin and the Romance languages by Mario Pei( Book )

15 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The families of words by Mario Pei( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 1974 in English and Spanish and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words in sheep's clothing by Mario Pei( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double-speak in America by Mario Pei( Book )

13 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an illuminating account of words and phrases coined in recent years that reflect the state of American society, politics, and business
Studies in Romance philology and literature by Mario Pei( )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of English by Mario Pei( Book )

40 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talking your way around the world by Mario Pei( Book )

26 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparative guide to the principal languages of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Presents a general description of each language, basic vocabulary and phrases for the tourist, and notes the character of the nation as reflected through its speech
Language today; a survey of current linguistic thought by Mario Pei( Book )

14 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about language by Mario Pei( Book )

25 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How languages developed, and how they are related
Weasel words : the art of saying what you don't mean by Mario Pei( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys intentionally misleading words and how they are used in radio, TV, advertising, the press and politics, and how they affect the process of language change
Our names, where they came from and what they mean by Eloise Lambert( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into three parts: First names, Family names, and Thing names, this book discusses sources and meanings of names, the role of mythology, religion, race, appearance, location and occupation in establishing names, and the spelling of names. It includes animal, seasonal, national group, and abbreviated names
The many hues of English by Mario Pei( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One language for the world by Mario Pei( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of man : the meaning and function of language by Mario Pei( Book )

26 editions published between 1946 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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One language for the world
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Alternative Names
Mario Pei American linguist

Mario Pei Italiaans taalkundige (1901-1978)

Mario Pei lingüista estadounidense

Mario Pei linguista statunitense

Mario Pei US-amerikanischer Romanist, Linguist und Autor italienischer Herkunft

Pei, Mario

Pei, Mario 1901-

Pei Mario 1901-1978

Pei Mario A.

Pei, Mario A. 1901-1978

Pei, Mario A. (Andrew), 1901-1978

Pei, Mario A. (Mario Andrew), 1901-1978

Pei Mario Andrew

Pei, Mario Andrew 1901-

Pei, Mario Andrew 1901-1978

Марио Пэй

ماريو باي، 1901-1978

ماریو پی

ペイ, マリオ

ペイ, マリオ・A

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