Story: Linguistics

Lexicographers: Harry Orsman (3rd of 3)

Harry Orsman edited the Dictionary of New Zealand English (1997), which recorded exclusively New Zealand words. This award-winning work was a product of over 40 years of research into New Zealand English. Listen to Orsman talk to radio journalist Brian Edwards about the New Zealand use of the word 'bach'.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 12 July 1997, p. G2
Photograph by Martin Hunter

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Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Top o' the morning with Brian Edwards. 13/09/97/Reference ID36972)

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Janet Holmes, 'Linguistics - Vocabulary studies and applied linguistics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/43849/lexicographers-harry-orsman (accessed 26 May 2017)

Story by Janet Holmes, published 22 Oct 2014