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Angus Watson's Essential Gaelic-English and English-Gaelic dictionaries are well-established as one of the leading dictionaries of the Gaelic language.This combined dictionary is ideal for learners of Gaelic at all levels, and its generous coverage of vocabulary from fields such asbusiness and IT makes it a valuable tool for all those who require an up-to-date reference work. It contains a large amount of explanatory material, numerous examples of usage and idiomatic phrases and expressions. Many registers and styles are sampled, from the familiar (and occasionally the vulgar) to the formal and the literary. Cross-references draw the user to related words and expressions, and Scots equivalents are provided for a number of headwords.
The home of trusted Mandarin dictionaries for everyday language learning. A handy, affordable Chinese to English and English to Chinese reference for every day, including a guide to the most common expressions in both languages. This dictionary offers extensive and up-to-date coverage of Chinese and English to travellers and learners at home, school or in the office. 28,000 translations. Designed for all those studying Mandarin Chinese who need maximum information in a handy travel format. Offers comprehensive and updated coverage of Chinese and English. To help with the pronunciation of Chinese words, the dictionary includes Pinyin for all Chinese headwords, translations, phrases and examples. Pinyin is the official phonetic system for transcribing Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet, and is accepted in all Chinese-speaking countries. Contains a radical index - a clear guide to looking up Chinese characters, helping the user to navigate the dictionary and find these without knowing their pronunciation. Also includes both simplified and traditional Chinese characters. Simplified characters are generally used in mainland China and Singapore, while traditional characters are mainly used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
The English language draws from a linguistic melting pot of many ages and cultures. Few can master all of the languages from which English draws proverbial wisdom and bon mots; fortunately for the rest of us, there is now The World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions.
Each Oxford Beginner's Bilingual Dictionary is designed to offer
English speaking adult learners a comprehensive, straightforward
introduction to foreign languages, covering all the vocabulary
needed for the first years of study, along with notes on grammar
and usage and guidance on the culture where the language is spoken.
This practical Thai English, English Thai dictionary is designed to help English speakers communicate in Thai, whether or not you can read the Thai alphabet. All Thai words are listed in both Thai script and an easy-to-learn, English-like pronunciation system that fully expresses the Thai sound, including the tones and everything else you need to speak and understand Thai words correctly. It's a perfect fit with our other books, such as Thai for Beginners. Unlike traditional dictionaries, there are three sections: you can look up an English word in the English section, look up a Thai word you read using the Thai Script section, or look up a Thai word you hear by its sound in the unique Thai Sound section. Whether you are visiting Thailand for a short while or living there permanently, you will find most of the vocabulary used in everyday life, including basic medical, cultural, political and scientific terms. Completely updated and expanded with more than 28,000 entries and 36,000 defi
With over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of
contemporary Spanish and English, this dictionary offers excellent
coverage of both European and Latin American Spanish. All the words
you will need from Spanish and English have been added from
computing and technology to health and lifestyle. More than just a
dictionary, this handy reference book also includes extensive
sections on grammar, culture, and communication, giving you the
tools you need to communicate effectively and understand cutural
differences. The grammar supplement provides full information on
key points of Spanish grammar, including verb tables for quick
reference. The section on culture offers lively, useful information
on life in the Spanish-speaking world. The communication supplement
provides guidance on all types of correspondence, including example
letters, emails, resumes, and text messaging. New to this edition
is a section on the internet, covering shopping, banking, buying
travel tickets and finding information online.
This internationally acclaimed dictionary is widely used as a key reference tool by language professionals. With over 300,000 words and phrases, and half a million translations, and packed full of grammatical and usage information for both languages, it is the most authoritative Spanish bilingual dictionary available. Developed through consultation with academic advisors, its editors have used the latest technology to search millions of words of web-based text identifying the most recent additions to Spanish and English, and changes in usage. Thousands of new words and updated translations have been added in Spanish and English, covering subjects from politics and industry to technology and ecology. A clear colour layout and a new entry menu help you to navigate longer entries and make the text accessible and easy to use. Additional material ideal for students on their year abroad, or those working in Spanish or English, has been expanded and updated, including language of bank accounts, letters and CVs, to texting and telephoning, and much more. New and updated cultural notes teach you more about life in Spanish- and English-speaking countries.
The home of trusted Mandarin dictionaries for everyday language learning. A modern Chinese to English and English to Chinese dictionary. This edition has been specially designed to meet the needs of learners of both Mandarin Chinese and English. A clear layout, up-to-date coverage of everyday words and phrases, and a handy travel supplement make this dictionary the ideal portable companion. Written for learners of Mandarin Chinese or English for study or travel. It is ideal for anyone who needs a wealth of reliable information in a portable format, with a practical phrasefinder supplement for travellers. To help with the pronunciation of Chinese words, the dictionary includes Pinyin for all Chinese headwords, translations, phrases and examples. Pinyin is the official phonetic system for transcribing Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet, and is accepted in all Chinese-speaking countries. Also includes simplified and traditional Chinese characters. Simplified characters are generally used in mainland China and Singapore, while traditional characters are mainly used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. The radical index is a clear guide to looking up Chinese characters, helping the user to navigate the dictionary and find Chinese characters without knowing their pronunciation.
The first the English and Zulu Dictionary dictionary was published in 1958 by Wits Unviersity Press and compiled by C.M. Doke and B.W. Vilakazi, intended as a companion to the Zulu-English Dictionary compiled by Doke and Vilakazi (first published 1948 by Wits University Press). The first combined edition with English-isiZulu / isiZulu-English was published in 1990 and remains the definitive authority. A vised isiZulu orthography is introduced in this Fourth Edition in line with the approved PanSALB (2008) orthography revisions undertaken under the auspices and control of the Wits Language Centre, Johannesburg.
The home of trusted Arabic dictionaries for everyday language learning. A handy and affordable Arabic to English and English to Arabic dictionary including short grammars of Arabic and English. The clear layout allows for fast and easy access when you most need it. Ideal for use on the go, at home, in the office, classroom or on holiday. 24,000 translations. Designed for all those studying Arabic who need maximum information in a handy travel format. Offers comprehensive and up-to-the-minute coverage of Arabic and English, with additional notes warning the user of those words which are easily confused. Delivers the accuracy and reliability you expect from the Collins name. With natural, idiomatic example phrases, in-depth treatment of the most important core vocabulary and help to find the exact translation you want.
The home of trusted French dictionaries for everyday language learning. The quickest way to study the essential French words and the perfect companion to titles in the ever-popular Easy Learning French range. Designed for learners of French of all ages, whether you are learning at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday. * Easy to use: gives you all the words you need in order to communicate effectively in natural French. * Easy to read: clear layout and handy vocabulary sections ensure that you find what you are looking for quickly and easily. * Easy to understand: example phrases show you how French is really used.
For nearly a century, Richard John Cunliffe's "Lexicon of the
Homeric Dialect" has served as an invaluable resource for students
and scholars of Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey." As both an
English-Homeric dictionary and a concordance, the "Lexicon" lists
and defines in English all instances of Greek words that appear in
the two epics. Now, with the inclusion of Cunliffe's "Homeric
Proper and Place Names"--a forty-two-page supplement to the
"Lexicon"--this expanded edition will be even more useful to
readers of Homer.
Whether you are learning Russian for pleasure or for work this comprehensive dictionary is the ideal travel partner for you. Russian-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary comes with more than 10,000 illustrated terms that are arranged by themes and situations, making learning easy. Whether you are out grocery shopping or find yourself in the middle of an official meeting, this handy guide will always be at your side. The stunning visuals and comprehensive indexes make this an indispensable and comprehensive Russian language companion. This dictionary is also accompanied by a free audio app that can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play, so you can learn the correct pronunciation of everyday words and phrases. Updated to reflect recent changes in technology and clothing, don't forget to take this on your next trip.
A Frequency Dictionary of Turkish enables students of all levels to build on their study of Turkish in an efficient and engaging way. Based on a 50 million word corpus, A Frequency Dictionary of Turkish provides a list of core vocabulary for learners of Turkish as a second or foreign language. It gives the most updated, reliable frequency guidelines for common vocabulary in spoken and written Turkish. Each of the 5000 entries are supported by detailed information including the English equivalent, an illustrative example with English translation and usage statistics. This CD version has been specifically designed for use by corpus and computational linguists. It provides the frequency corpus in a tab-delimited format allowing you the flexibility to process the material for your own research purposes.
The Compact Oxford German Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and
phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary German and
English. This handy reference book covers all the words you need,
based on findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker and the Oxford
English Corpus. Also beneficial, it includes German cultural and
grammar supplements to help you improve on your everyday German.
The home of trusted Italian dictionaries for everyday language learning. The ideal large Italian to English and English to Italian bilingual dictionary for all serious students of Italian with up-to-date vocabulary and breadth of coverage. This is the perfect dictionary for everyone using Italian for their professional life or studies. With more than 255,000 words, meanings and phrases and 230,000 translations. * Includes the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, with special features about life and culture in Italy. * A clear, easy-to-read layout with special treatment of complex words ensures the user finds the right translation quickly and easily. * The extensive Language in Use supplement gives real-life examples of how Italian is used daily in a variety of contexts, including letters, emails and text messages.
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