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Hobson-Jobson

Henry Yule

Hobson-Jobson

a glossary of colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases

by Henry Yule

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHenry Yule and A.C. Burnell.
ContributionsBurnell, A. C., Crooke, William, 1848-1923.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13842350M

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  DOI link for Hobson-Jobson. Hobson-Jobson book. Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words And Phrases. Hobson-Jobson. DOI link for Hobson-Jobson. Hobson-Jobson book. Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words And Phrases. By A. C. Burnell, Henry Yule. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: A. C. Burnell, Henry Yule.   'Hobson-Jobson' – a Dictionary That Represents the Multiplicity of India. Labelled as “the legendary dictionary of British India,” Hobson-Jobson reflects the .

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Hobson-Jobson is a unique work of maverick scholarship. Compiled in by two India enthusiasts, it documents the words and phrases that entered English from Arabic, Persian, Indian, and Chinese sources - and vice by: 6.

Hobson-Jobson (derived from the Islamic cry at the celebration of Muhurram 'Ya Hasan, ya Hosain' is shorthand for the assimilation of foreign words to the sound pattern of the adopting language.

This dictionary, compiled in the lateth century, is an invaluable source which has never Hobson-Jobson book superseded. It is an essential book for all who are Cited by: Hobson-Jobson The Definitive Glossary of British India Henry Yule and A. Hobson-Jobson book Burnell Edited by Kate Teltscher.

Hobson-Jobson is a unique lexicon of British India, part dictionary, part social history, a hugely entertaining compilation of words and phrases, here published for the first time with an introduction and notes that shed light on the book's origins, influence, and cultural.

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Hobson-Jobson by Henry Yule, Henry Yule, A. Burnell,J. Murray edition, Microform - New ed. / edited by William Crooke, by:   If the reader will turn to Hobson-Jobson in the Glossary itself, he will find that phrase, though now rare and moribund, to be a typical and delightful example of that class of Anglo-Indian argot which consists of Oriental words highly assimilated, perhaps by vulgar lips, to the English vernacular; whilst Hobson-Jobson book is the more fitted to our book.

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This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive.

Sir Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell. Murray, - English language - pages. 2 Reviews. Preview this book 3/5(2). Those who have studied the pages of Hobson-Jobson have agreed in classing it as unique among similar works of reference, a volume which combines interest and amusement with instruction, in a manner which few other dictionaries if any, have done.

Printed Pages: Size: 14 x 22 Cm. Seller Inventory # The book is densely packed with words and their meanings and how these Doubtless inspired by the success of his books and others of a similar ilk, 'Hobson Jobson' is the republication of a Victorian dictionary of words from India, Asia and the East/5.

Hobson-Jobson is the dictionary's short and mysterious title. The subtitle reveals more: "A glossary of colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of kindred terms etymological, historical.

Hobson-Jobson is a unique work of maverick scholarship. Compiled in by two India enthusiasts, it documents the words and phrases that entered English from Arabic, Persian, Indian, and Chinese sources - and vice versa.

Described by Salman Rushdie as 'the legendary dictionary of British India' it shows how words of Indian origin were absorbed into the English. Hobson-Jobson is a unique work of maverick scholarship.

Compiled in by two India enthusiasts, it documents the words and phrases that entered English from Arabic, Persian, Indian, and Chinese sources - and vice versa. Described by Brand: Oxford University Press.

Hobson-Jobson is a unique lexicon of British India. Part dictionary, part encyclopedia it shows how words of Indian origin entered the English language and offers insight into Victorian views of Asia and the way cultures transform one another.

Quirky and entertaining, this selected edition includes a fascinating introduction and notes. Hobson Jobson by Yule,Henry.; Burnell.A.C. Publication date Topics LANGUAGE. LINGUISTICS. LITERATURE, Literature, Literature Publisher John Murray. Collection universallibrary Contributor Osmania University Language English.

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The only sourrce I have is the book "The Meaning of Everything", about the making of Oxford English Dictionary, which mentions in a footnote that the term "Hobson-Jobson" is used in such a way. I've never heard the term used this way myself. The Magic of Hobson Jobson tells the tale of thirteen-year-old Floyd who is on a quest to find his missing twin brother, Farook.

Yet it is much more than this its a true heros journey. The language is beautifully descriptive, the fictional world richly imagined and it has a cleverly worked-out plot that presses on at a cracking pace/5. Hobson-Jobson definition is - assimilation of the sounds of a word or words foreign to a language into the sounds of a word or words coined or already existent in the language (as Spanish cucaracha has become English cockroach or as English riding coat has become French redingote).

How to use Hobson-Jobson in a sentence. Hobson-Jobson: A glossary of colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of kindred terms, etymological, historical, geographical and discursive. New ed. edited by William Crooke, B.A. London: J. Murray, A part of the Digital Dictionaries of South Asia.

Full text of Hobson-Jobson, 2nd edition, at Wikisource. Hobson-Jobson The Definitive Glossary of British India Henry Yule and A.

C. Burnell Edited by Kate Teltscher Oxford World's Classics. Hobson-Jobson is a unique lexicon of British India, part dictionary, part social history, a hugely entertaining compilation of words and phrases.

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