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The island nation of Malta, located in the center of the Mediterranean Ocean, is among the world's gems. It is home to approximately 400,000 people and annually hosts over a million foreign visitors. This dictionary and phrasebook is an essential guide for travelers and businesspeople. The bilingual dictionary contains more than 1,500 total entries, while the phrasebook offers guidance for numerous situations relating to travel and daily life. Topics range from transportation and customs to restaurants and hotels. The book also includes a pronunciation guide and a concise grammar. Visitors to this beautiful island island locale will find it indispensable.
Greek language reference of Homeric terms and allusions, for students of Greek at the thrid and fourth year of study as found in departments of Classics and Classical languages.It includes the most common 9,000 words used in the Iliad and Odyssey, with grammatical forms and illustrations. It is part of the Focus Classical Reprint series.
This lexicon is designed to make members of the Polish community aware of the Scots language, to give them an idea of it. As well as a varied list of Scots words alongside Polish equivalents, there are brief feature articles and Scottish recipes in Polish with English translations.
"Unexcelled as a dictionary of basic Sino-Japanese characters. Extremely easy to use."-Japan Society This is the utmost classic and well regarded standard Japanese Kanji Dictionary available today. The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary is a complete revision of The Original Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary, published by Charles E. Tuttle Company in 1962. Long the foremost Japanese-English character dictionary, adopted by Japanese-study programs around the world and used at all levels of Japanese language study, the Nelson, as it is familiarly called, has been enhanced in this edition with several fundamental changes. The Universal Radical Index, an significant advance on the traditional character indices, has been created as a handy appendix that enables users to search for any main-entry character's reference number in Morohashi's Dai Kanwa Jiten. Over 1,200 characters have been added and more than 2,000 new on-kun entries included. Definitions have been modernized to reflect current usage and translation. This revised edition is updated with additional characters, contemporary definitions, and an innovative radical index system and sets new standards of excellence, easy-of-use, and reliability for Japanese language reference tools. This edition keeps pace with the evolution of the Japanese language and remains an indispensable tool for students and scholars of Japanese
Learning Chinese is easy . . . when you get the picture
Whether you are eight or eighty, it is easy to learn "Chinese with McGraw-Hill's Chinese Illustrated Dictionary." Inside you will find vibrant drawings that illustrate a word or phrase covering practical topics such as around the house, transportation, food, people, education, and more. You can learn the language chapter by chapter, browse the topic you want, or look up a word in the index.
With "McGraw-Hill's Chinese Illustrated Dictionary," you will: Add 1,500 words and terms to your Chinese vocabulary Learn how to pronounce Chinese words with help from native speakers of Chinese Recognize commonly used words by their Chinese characters or pinyin representation
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Fully romanized and designed for use by English speakers Bidirectional Hindi-English and English-Hindi sections Contains over 12,000 essential words, idioms and expressions Contains the latest vocabulary for IT, smartphones and social media The ideal dictionary for business, study and travel in India
"The Exeter English-Russian Dictionary of Cultural Terms" is a unique work of reference whose aim is to provide English speakers who possess at least some knowledge of Russian with the Russian equivalents of foreign and cultural terms in widespread use.
The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is a first - annotated illustrations arranged by topic allow quick communication when something goes wrong abroad. Centred around clear, full colour, annotated diagrams in each subject area, the dictionary makes it easy and convenient to translate between nine languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Portuguese and Greek). The diagrams can easily be used to show someone what is meant (or what is broken!) without having to worry about the language barrier. And it also facilitates learning new words in each language with this helpful visual reference. From general terms such as 'port' and 'starboard' to technical words relating to engine and rigging repair and maintenance, The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is amazingly comprehensive, and even includes supplementary terms for many topics even when they don't feature in the illustrations. Topics include: sailing terms, parts of a boat, boat maintenance and repair, navigation, weather, seamanship, requesting help, medical emergencies, safety equipment, numbers and time.
This is a compact and travel-friendly Cambodian-English, and English-Cambodian dictionary The Tuttle Practical Cambodian Dictionary answers the need for a dictionary of Cambodian that is handy, current, and useful to those with little or no experience with the Cambodian language. With other Cambodian dictionaries are designed for those who can read Cambodian script, this dictionary provides entries in both script and romanized form. Entries provide clear, precise definitions and sample phrases to illustrate the natural use of the language. Foreigners learning Cambodian and Cambodians learning English will find this dictionary a reliable and effective reference tool for their studies. Useful features include: both English-Cambodian and Combodian-English sections. Approximately 5,500 entries. All entries in both romanized and Cambodian script. Helpful appendixes and sample usages. Handy, compact size.
The final volumes of a project begun in 1921 by the Board of Celtic Studies of the University of Wales to produce the first standard historical Welsh dictionary, these dictionaries present in alphabetical order the vocabulary of the Welsh language from the remnants of Old Welsh, through the abundant literature of the Medieval and Modern periods, to the explosion of vocabulary arising from the ever-increasing use of the language in all fields of 20th-century life. These references are the first standard historical Welsh dictionaries. The vocabulary is defined in Welsh, but English equivalents are also given. Detailed attention is given to variant forms, common collocations, and etymology.
This dictionary contains an up-to-date wordlist of over 40,000 headwords and derivatives along with related phrases. Like our other Bilingual Dictionaries, this has been specially compiled for learners of English, students, professionals and general readers. Provides easy-to-understand pronunciations for difficult words. Contains detailed grammatical information, especially on irregular nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Gives clear and precise meanings as well as synonyms in English and Odia, with a wide coverage of patterns of practical usage. Provides variant spellings. Includes useful appendices on irregular verbs, numbers, metric measures, Roman numerals, SI units, chemical elements and family relationships. The Odia translation is simple and reflects the current usage of the language.
Based entirely on original research, the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources is the most comprehensive dictionary of Medieval Latin to have been produced and the first ever to focus on British Medieval Latin. It is a definitive survey of the vocabulary of one of the most important languages in British and European history. This new edition, bound for the first time as a convenient three-volume set, incorporates a small number of amendments and additions into the text originally published as a series of fascicules between 1975 and 2013. The DMLBS is the key lexical reference work for anyone reading Medieval Latin texts produced in Britain or by British authors. The period covered extends from the 6th to the 16th century. The Dictionary sets out clearly for each of more than 56,000 words the full range of meanings found in the medieval period and the kinds of linguistic contexts and works in which they appear, highlighting possible alternative meanings and allusions. Contemporary example quotations illustrate each usage. The full range of attested variant spellings of words is recorded and helpful cross-references are provided, making the Dictionary a particularly valuable tool for researchers working on Medieval Latin manuscript sources of all kinds and on documentary sources in particular.
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
This is the most up-to-date Mandarin Chinese Dictionary available today. Tuttle Concise Chinese Dictionary has both Chinese to English and English to Chinese sections. Its compact size allows for easy transport without limiting the content. This Mandarin dictionary is perfect for Chinese language students, or business people and tourists traveling to China who wish to learn Chinese. It contains over 25,000 words and expressions (including all the required words for the official HSK Chinese Proficiency Examination), carefully selected to cover all important aspects of life and commerce in China. In addition, extensive information on Chinese grammar and Mandarin pronunciation are included. This Chinese dictionary contains the following features: 25,000 Chinese words and expressions. Chinese-English and English-Chinese sections Up-to-date local Chinese slang and idioms. A guide to Mandarin pronunciation and Chinese Grammar. An explanation of Mandarin tones and syllables. An introduction to writing Chinese and stroke order. Radical and stroke indexes for easy reference. All the Chinese vocabulary included in the HSK language examinations. Romanized forms (hanyu pinyin) including tones for accurate pronunciation. Extensive notes with detailed tips on usage and social context. Parts of speech, common phrases and idiomatic expressions. Other dictionaries in this bestselling series you might be interested in include: Concise Japanese Dictionary, Concise Korean Dictionary, and Concise Vietnamese Dictionary.
Based on data from a 100 million word corpus and evenly balanced between spoken, fiction, non-fiction and newspaper texts, this dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list of the 5,000 most frequently used words in the language.
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 users the flexibility to process the material for their own research purposes.
Whether you're a school or university student or studying for work or pleasure this is the ultimate Urdu reference dictionary. This dictionary is aimed at speakers of English who want to learn Urdu. - Two-way dictionary: Urdu-English, English- Urdu including transliteration throughout. - 4000 headwords. - Contains handy sections teaching Urdu script and grammar. - Insights from the author give extra help and guidance on usage. - Covers everyday idioms and expressions. - Includes new terms related to media and internet Urdu. Written by a university professor with years of teaching experience this dictionary will help support your studies. Want to learn more? Why not check out Teach Yourself Languages Online? Over 65 languages all available online from Teach Yourself.
Oxford Elementary Learner's Dictionary explains 19,000 words, phrases and meanings and identifies the 2,000 most important words in English so students know which words to prioritize. Notes give extra help with vocabulary-building, grammar, pronunciation, and spelling.
The home of trusted Portuguese dictionaries for everyday language learning. Offering coverage of today's European and Brazilian Portuguese language and usage this dictionary has been fully revised to reflect recent spelling reform changes. Clear presentation and layout allow maximum accessibility in a portable, hard-wearing format. Features include: * All the latest words in both languages, such as carbon footprint, social networking, credit crunch, with Portuguese updated in line with the new Portuguese spelling reform * User-friendly supplement to help you develop your confidence in the language * Help with Portuguese verbs * Clear layout, useful examples and cultural notes * Brazilian Portuguese with European Portuguese variants and both UK and US English shown Designed to give travellers, business people and the general user alike all the information they need in a portable, hard-wearing format. It includes all the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle and has been fully revised to reflect recent spelling reform changes. It has all the features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: special treatment of key words such as get, some, estar, por and notes about life in Portuguese-speaking countries. An in-depth and up-to-date supplement helps you to develop your knowledge of Portuguese and your confidence in the language, with information on grammar, as well as the words and phrases you will need in different situations, like writing letters and sending emails. There is also a section on false friends - common translation mistakes - with examples to show how the words should be used in both languages. Verb tables show all verb forms for the most common Portuguese verbs.
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