By Franz Dornseiff
Thomas Mann and Lion Feuchtwanger used it, as did Paul Celan and Hermann Kasack: Dornseiff. Peter Hacks wrote, "When authors bought jointly, they'd rooms, desks and copies of Dornseiff". whilst he first provided his nice dictionary in 1933, Franz Dornseiff (1888-1960) desired to rfile the "wealth of German expression". Poets usually used this treasure chest of the German language, as have many others.With its distinctive structural precept, Dornseiff is an indispensible reference paintings for any author who's drawn to searching for phrases with similar meanings (synonyms) on the way to formulate his or her textual content in a extra special and varied demeanour. as well as its use as a stylistic relief, Dornseiff is an invaluable instrument for linguists attracted to carrying out differentiated lexical analyses. Dornseiff offers the full German lexicon in response to topic components, that's, the entries are usually not ordered alphabetically. for this reason, every one access includes an abundance of phrases from all elements of speech belonging to 1 topic zone or idea. for this reason, every one access offers info, documentation and inspiration.The entire re-creation of this average paintings is uncommon by means of the subsequent good points growth to incorporate very important new topic components (media, informatics, inventory marketplace, astronautics, activities and rest etc.), uncomplicated revision and updating of the lexicon simply by the lexical corpus of the "German Lexicon" undertaking on the college of Leipzig, greater constitution of articles, a detailled lexicographic advent through Herbert Ernst Wiegand, the addition of a robust CD-ROM for speedy, particular inquiries, a very new, uncomplicated format. The eighth version of Dornseiff is the constant continuation of this reknown lexicon into present-day German and can be the 1st electronically-available version.