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Manser, Martin H.

Overview
Works: 306 works in 983 publications in 4 languages and 20,575 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Quotations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Introductions  Biography  Juvenile works  Sources  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Publishing director, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PL1455, 495.1321
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Most widely held works by Martin H Manser
The Facts On File dictionary of foreign words and phrases by Martin H Manser( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson described the English language as "the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven." With more than 4,000 entries, this dictionary explains the meanings and origins of terms that have entered the English lexicon from foreign tongues. Drawn from the fields of language and literature, religion, law, politics and economics, music, entertainment, and cuisine, entries include a definition of the word or phrase in English; language of origin; meaning in the original language; part of speech; pronunciation; and examples or quotations to illustrate usage. The dictionary features entries adopted from countless languages, including French (mise-en-scène), German (Sturm und Drang), Latin (quo vadis), Arabic (mujahideen), Russian (glasnost), Chinese (tao), Greek (hoi polloi), Turkish (kismet), Italian (lingua franca), and many others. Entertaining and authoritative, The Facts On File Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases is a valuable resource for students, writers, and language lovers alike
The Facts on File dictionary of proverbs by Martin H Manser( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries which explain the meanings and origins of over 1,500 English language proverbs, each with examples of usage, variants or alternative forms, and a keyword index
Concise English-Chinese, Chinese-English dictionary by Anthony Paul Cowie( Book )

50 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben ci dian bu dan zai jiu ban de ji chu shang kuo da le shou ci liang, zeng jia le san qian ge xin ci (bao gua ci zu), er qie zeng bu le jiu ban mei you de mei yu pin fa, fa yin he yong fa, ci wai, hai biao chu le dong ci, ming ci, xing rong ci tong jie ci de da pei deng
Pocket Oxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-English by Yuan Zhu( Book )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compact, intermediate-level English-Chinese and Chinese-English dictionary covering over 90,000 words and phrases, and over 130,000 translations, including new words in each language
The Facts on File dictionary of classical and biblical allusions( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that explain the meaning and origins of approximately two thousand allusions found in the Bible, as well as in Greek, Roman, Norse, and other mythologies, and includes examples of usage and cross-references
Oxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-English = [Ying Han, Han Ying]( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers authoritative, up-to-the-minute coverage, with over 88,000 words and phrases, and 130,000 translations in a practical format. The Dictionary's clear layout makes it accessible and straightforward to use, and a detailed index system of radicals helps you find the entry you need quickly and easily. Chinese simplified characters, orthodox characters, and pinyin forms are given for each Putonghua tones is included. The Dictionary has also been updated to include the very latest vocabulary, including bioterrorism, e-shopping, WAP phone, domain name, and SARS. The CD-ROM offers an essential and quick reference tool, eliminating the multi-stage look-up process in the print dictionary. The CD-ROM contains character recognition and audio pronunciations for 22,000 single-characters
Good word guide : the fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usage by Martin H Manser( Book )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English language continues to change, and new usage can be problematic. With this edition of the 'Good Word Guide', editor Martin Manser provides practical guidance and accessible information
The Facts on File guide to good writing by Martin H Manser( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines the basics of writing for anyone looking to improve writing skills or knowledge of the English language
The Westminster collection of Christian quotations( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over six thousand quotations on Christian faith, teaching, and life, spoken by famous and lesser-known Christians from throughout history. Arranged alphabetically by topic
Chambers dictionary of synonyms and antonyms by Martin H Manser( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical companion to the Bible : a literary reference by Martin H Manser( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Bible as a work of literature, focusing on its language and verbal structures and on the imaginative quality of its thought
The Chambers thesaurus by Martin H Manser( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an alphabetically-arranged list of synonyms and antonyms, with panels explaining synonym nuances, and including new, technical, rare, literary, and old-fashioned terms
1001 words you need to know and use : an A-Z of effective vocabulary by Martin H Manser( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1001 words you need to know to make your writing and speaking effective, convincing, and expressive. Communicate clearly: expert guidance on choosing the word that expresses exactly what you are trying to say. Achieve greater success in written and spoken tasks - including job applications, presentations, CVs, proposals, essays, and reports. Learn common pitfalls to avoid and find hints on commonly confused words. See how it's done with hundreds of real example sentences."--Publisher
The compact guide to the Bible by Debra Reid( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Facts on File guide to style by Martin H Manser( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on writing style, including word choice, sentence construction, and the use of figurative language, along with lessons on writing techniques for letters, resumes, essays, and reports
The Facts on File dictionary of allusions by Martin H Manser( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to allusions in the English language
Chambers dictionary of eponyms by Martin H Manser( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the stories of nearly one thousand men and women whose names have become part of the English language. Also revealing the little-known figures behind such everyday words 'tawdry' and 'hooligan'. The book is clearly set out and provides full and detailed explanations of each word
Who's who of the Bible by Martin H Manser( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bible contains over three thousand names - all of which are included in this exhaustive Who's Who of the Bible. Every single individual whose name is listed in the Bible is listed here in order of their appearance in the Bible with their dates, a concise description of their lives and significance, and references to where they occur in the text. With sections on the Pentateuch, the History books, Poetry and Wisdom books, the Prophets, the Gospels and Acts, and the Letters and Revelation, this book also includes a user's guide, family trees of key individuals, a timeline, an alphabetical list of names, and an Appendix on the Apocrypha. Putting all the information on the Bible's rich cast of characters at your finger tips, this is an essential guide for any preacher, teacher, biblical scholar, student, or Bible reader
The Macmillan dictionary of the Bible by Martin J Selman( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entries consist of the main people, places, customs, religious and cultural aspects, events, and institutions of the Bible. -- xreferplus description
Book of Bible quotations( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotations from the Bible are among the best known of all in the English language. This book has been compiled for reference, for practical helpfulness and for the sheer enjoyment of browsing through the Bible's riches
 
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The Facts On File dictionary of foreign words and phrases
Alternative Names
Manser, Martin.

Manser, Martin 1952-

Manser, Martin H.

Manser Martin H. 1952-....

Mīnsir, Mārtīn 1952-

맨서, 마틴 H

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The Facts on File dictionary of proverbsConcise English-Chinese, Chinese-English dictionaryPocket Oxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-EnglishThe Facts on File dictionary of classical and biblical allusionsOxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-English = [Ying Han, Han Ying]Good word guide : the fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usageThe Facts on File guide to good writingThe Westminster collection of Christian quotations