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Professor Spalding's Historical Dictionary of German Figurative Usage has been appearing in separate fascicles since 1952. The work presents information about German figurative speech and its history in dictionary form. It covers phrases, proverbs and quotations found in German literature from 1750 onwards. "On the criterion of pleasurable and profitable readability, Professor Spalding's work belongs to the masterpieces." Times Higher Education Supplement "This useful dictionary should be in the hands of every teacher of German and be available in every Germanic library." Journal of English and Germanic Philology
Provides definitions of foreign words and phrases commonly used in the English language, as well as each word's language of origin, literal translation, and examples of proper usage.
This thorough reference source is indispensible for translators
working in the realms of aritificial intelligence, computing, data
processing, physics, online services and related disciplines.
The only full-colour, illustrated first bilingual dictionaries in a range of South African languages.
It's never a good idea to be overly-relient on technology while traveling! Look up words quickly and easily with this great little Malay dictionary. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Malaysia Pocket Malay Dictionary is an essential tool for communication and a great way to learn Malay. It features all the essential Malay vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format, and easy-to-read type will make any future trip to Malaysia much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Malay dictionary and Malay to English dictionary, Pocket Malay Dictionary contains important notes on the Malay language, Malay grammar and Malay pronunciation. All Malay words are written in English and Malay script (Rumi) so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This dictionary contains: The 3,000 most commonly used words in the Malay language. Malay-English and English-Malay sections. English and Romanized Malay (Rumi). An introduction to and history of the Malay language. Information on Malay grammar. A guide to pronouncing Malay correctly. Other books from this bestselling series you might enjoy are: Pocket Vietnamese Dictionary, Pocket Cambodian Dictionary, Pocket Thai Dictionary, Pocket Indonesian Dictionary, Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary, and Pocket Cantonese Dictionary.
The dictionary is especially well suited for everyday use by tourists, students, and business people. Edited especially for those what want concise and easily accessible translations, it is a truly bilingual dictionary- equally useful for both English and Polish speakers.
The Pocket Kenkyusha Japanese Dictionary is an essential reference for any English-speaker learning Japanese, whether they're studying the language at school or university, or learning it on their own. It offers detailed coverage of Japanese vocabulary, giving headwords and examples in both romanized and script form, along with thousands of examples that help you find the translation you need quickly and easily. Translations for each of the over 40,000 entries are clear and concise, and offer guidance on grammar and usage, with slang, formal, and derogatory terms clearly marked. Additional supplements include a guide to grammar; help with pronunciation, numbers, and days of the week; and cultural information, covering topics such as the government, political parties, and historical periods of Japan.
This comprehensive dictionary of modern Albanian is an essential reference for anyone studying or using the language. It offers over 75,000 entries, covering standard, non-standard, and colloquial Albanian, including the latest idioms, technical and scientific vocabulary, and cultural and encyclopedic information. It also gives detailed help with pronunciation and grammar.
Essential Burmese Phrasebook & Dictionary presents the practical language of everyday interactions, conveyed in a way that's clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable. It includes all the most common sentences used when meeting people, starting conversations, asking and replying to questions, as well as an introduction to Burmese grammar and a pronunciation guide to help you start speaking the language right away. Every chapter begins with a manga-style comic strip to introduce the language in context. Terms and phrases covering mobile phones, WiFi, and social media help you make the most of the language. Also, sentences on the essentials of travel help visitors navigate the basics of arranging accommodations, dining out, dealing with transportation and emergencies, and more. All Burmese words are presented in both romanized form and Burmese script.
Fulani is a language widely spoken across about 20 countries in West and Central Africa (including Senegal, Guinea, Gambia, Cameroon, and Sudan) by people who call themselves Fulbe, also known as Fulani or Fula in English. The language-which also known as Fula, Fulfulde, Fulah and Pulaar-has approximately 24 million native speakers and belongs to the Senegambian branch within the Niger-Congo languages, which does not have tones. It also belongs to the Atlantic geographic grouping within Niger-Congo family. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to Western and Central Africa with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes 4,000 dictionary entries; phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers; essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business; and concise grammar and pronunciation sections.
This Hippocrene Concise Dictionary contains over 9,000 entries for students and travelers, a phonetic guide to pronunciation in both languages, completely modern and up-to-date, and has a clear, concise format by bestselling dictionary author Iwo C. Pogonowski.
This concise reference provides the means for basic communication in Hebrew, and includes a two-way dictionary and a phrasebook covering topics such as introductions, food and drink, transportation, and other aspects of daily life. Featuring the Hebrew script and its transliteration in the Latin alphabet for easy pronunciation, it is an ideal language guide for students and travelers to Israel. * Over 5,500 entries * Pronunciation guide * Romanized Hebrew * A basic grammar * Essential phrases * Ideal for travelers, students, and businesspeople
This dictionary is an essential resource for students of Arabic and English alike. It covers their needs with the most up-to-date entries in handy reference form, and will especially prove to be an aid in navigating the growing vocabulary of polities, telecommunications, technology, the Internet, tourism, business, and travel. Compact and concise, the dictionary includes more than 18,000 entries in clear, easy-to-read format: the Arabic is provided with romanized transliterations and the English with phonetic transliterations, while grammatical forms, such as verb conjugations and plurals, are given for each word in both languages. The selection of current words and expressions and their practical arrangement make this a comprehensive and reliable dictionary that is not only a principal tool for the study of Modern Standard Arabic, but also the perfect two-way portal for students of both Arabic and English.
The bestselling Spanish-English dictionary perfect for home, school, and work
The "Vox Super-Mini Spanish and English Dictionary" has helped Spanish-language learners read, write, and understand this popular language more successfully than any other portable dictionary on the market. This new edition of this bestselling Vox title has been expanded with 32 additional pages and has been revised and updated from front to back. Reset to provide maximum legibility and redesigned for a clearer and more contemporary layout, this handy A-to-Z reference contains all the essential Spanish words required for quick communication and comprehension.
Inside you'll find: 15,000 headwords and more than 24,500 translations Clearer typography for improved readability Updated coverage of contemporary Spanish language and life
It's never a good idea to be overly reliant on technology while travelling! Look up words quickly and easily with this excellent Thai dictionary. Tuttle's Mini Thai Dictionary is ideal for any application where a handy and portable dictionary is required. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Thailand or as a language study reference to learn Thai, Mini Thai Dictionary is an essential tool for speaking Thai. It's useful pocket-sized format, and easy-to-read type will make translating Thai much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Thai dictionary and Thai to English dictionary, this mini-dictionary contains essential notes on the Thai language, Thai grammar, and Thai pronunciation. All Thai words are written in English as well as Thai script so that in the case of difficulties the book can directly be shown to a native Thai person. This mini dictionary contains the following essential features: Bidirectional Thai to English and English to Thai. Over 8,000 essential words, idioms, and expressions. Useful Thai expressions and idioms. A basic overview of Thai grammar and pronunciation. All the latest Thai social media and computer terms. Compatible with all U.S. ESL standardized testing.
The Berlitz Spanish Pocket Dictionary has been thoroughly revised to cover all the latest linguistic developments. Pocket-sized but wide in coverage, it boasts more than 32,000 references and contains thousands of modern and idiomatic phrases not normally found in dictionaries this size. Designed to appeal to price-conscious users from a wide range of backgrounds and age groups, the dictionary is especially suitable for beginners who are learning Spanish and for travellers.
This handy Thai Dictionary allows you to look up words quickly and easily and be understood while speaking.The Periplus Pocket Thai Dictionary is a handy pocket-sized dictionary designed for travelers, business people and beginning Thai language students. It contains all the most common Thai vocabulary you will need. This new edition has been extensively revised and expanded to include over 12,000 entries. Features of this Thai dictionary include: Complete English-Thai and Thai-English sections Headwords are printed in bold for easy reference Alternate meanings of the same word (in English or Thai) are clearly distinguished The latest IT, mobile phone, Internet and social media terminologyA reference guide to the essentials of Thai grammar and pronunciation are provided to ensure you will be understood when speaking.
Berlitz Phrasebook and Dictionary Finnish Compact, clear, and packed with key words and phrases to help conversation, this pocket-sized Finnish phrasebook and dictionary from Berlitz's trusted language experts (with free app) is a trusty travel companion, and all you need to make yourself understood - and to understand others - when you're out and about in Finland. * With its emphasis on conversational usage, and up-to-date language on social media, leisure, business - and more - this is the only phrase book you'll need when exploring Finland * Includes 3000-word bilingual dictionary * Visually appealing colour-coding system means you can find what you want, when you want, and fast * The simplified Berlitz pronunciation system will ensure you're clearly understood * Stunning colour photography enhances the expert content, and makes this series the most visually attractive phrase book on the market About Berlitz: Berlitz draws on years of travel and language expertise to bring you a wide range of travel and language products, including travel guides, maps, phrase books, language-learning courses, dictionaries and kids' language products.
The essential dictionary for the beginning language student, now in
its seventh edition, revised with new words and phrases.
After more than a decade of independence from the Soviet Union, this Baltic country of 4 million inhabitants is hoping to join both the European Union and NATO in the near future. A compact grammar section and a pronunciation guide are included, along with a phrasebook designed for travelers, businesspersons, students, and diplomats. The bilingual dictionary designates part of speech and case declension, and gives crucial everyday vocabulary.
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