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Introducing the first softbound edition of this indispensable resource for Dutch-speaking students of English and for English-speaking students of Dutch. It's scope is comprehensive, with 30,000 entries divided between the two languages, and its style is practical with current spellings and concise definitions in an accessible format. Also includes many phrases and compounds.
It's never a good idea to be overly relient on technology while travelling! Look up words quickly and easily with this great little Indonesian dictionary. Tuttle's Mini Indonesian Dictionary is ideal for any application where a handy and portable dictionary is required. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people travelling to Indonesia or as an Indonesian language study reference Mini Indonesian Dictionary is an essential tool for communicating in Indonesian and a great way to learn Indonesian. Its useful pocket-sized format and easy-to-read type will make translating Indonesian much easier. In addition to being an excellent English to Indonesian dictionary and Indonesian to English dictionary, Mini Indonesian Dictionary contains essential notes on the Indonesian language, Indonesian grammar and Indonesian pronunciation. All Indonesian words are written in English as well as Indonesian script so that in the case of difficulties the book can directly be shown to an Indonesian-speaker. This mini dictionary contains the following essential features: Bidirectional Indonesian English and English Indonesian; Over 12,000 essential Indonesian words, as well as useful Indonesian expressions and idioms; All the latest computer, mobile phone, Internet and social media terms; May be used for all U.S. ESL standardised testing.
The first bilingual Chewa (Chichewa) phrasebook and dictionary available! Chewa (also known as Chichewa, Chinyanja, or Nyanja) is a Bantu language spoken by about 12 million people worldwide, mostly in southeastern Africa. It is the official language of Malawi, and is also spoken in Zambia, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to Malawi and neighboring regions 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 Concise grammar and pronunciation sections
Tuttle Concise Vietnamese Dictionary is the most up-to-date compact Vietnamese dictionary available today. It is designed for English speakers who are studying the Vietnamese language, traveling to Vietnam or using the language on a daily basis to interact with Vietnamese speakers. It has both Vietnamese to English and English to Vietnamese sections, with enough depth that it may also be used by Vietnamese speakers who are learning or using English. Its depth makes it a great way to learn Vietnamese. Divided into two parts--Vietnamese-English and English-Vietnamese--this concise dictionary has a total of 25,000 entries. The entries given within each section include all everyday words and expressions used in educational, cultural and tourism contexts in Vietnam today. The entries give core information about: Parts of speech of the headwords. Useful meanings, common collocations, idiomatic expressions and sample sentences. Vietnamese loanwords, many from French, list the original source word as well as alternate Vietnamese words with the same meaning. English entries provide additional information such as alternate British or American spellings, singular and plural forms, and irregular verb forms. Contemporary internet, computer and mobile phone terms are included, making this dictionary invaluable everyday use. A guide to Vietnamese pronunciation and spelling, and other grammar pointers and explanations are also included. The Tuttle Concise Vietnamese Dictionary is a compact and comprehensive tool for successful language learning.
- Foreign-to-English and English-to-Foreign sections
Users requiring a quick and handy reference work for Indonesian, particularly when they are out and about, need look no further than the Tuttle Pocket Indonesian Dictionary. This dictionary has been specially designed for foreigners working or traveling in Indonesia. It is equally useful for Indonesians who live abroad or in an English-speaking environment. No knowledge of Indonesian grammar or word formation is necessary to use this helpful dictionary-simply look up the word as you hear or read it, and you'll quickly find it's meaning. This is a revolutionary feature that most other Indonesian dictionaries are lacking. Special features of this Indonesian dictionary include: Covers the 15,000 most common Indonesian and English words. A useful pronunciation guide. A small, compact size makes it portable and lightweight. Both Indonesian-English and English-Indonesian sections. Special emphasis is given to words vital in daily use, important in business and cultural settings, and useful to travelers. The entries in both sections contain common idioms and expressions, as well as up-to-date IT and Internet vocabulary. There are no other authoritative pocket dictionaries of Indonesian. The Oxford Starter's Indonesian-English Dictionary and the Tuttle Concise Indonesian Dictionary are larger dictionaries with more entries, but these are aimed at students rather than general users.
The ideal travel companion and at-home reference, this volume
features more than 2,000 common German words, each accompanied by a
brief definition, a sentence in German demonstrating proper usage,
and a translation. These up-to-date terms cover 21st century
digital technologies and consumer electronics, and a convenient
reference section offers greetings and words related to directions,
restaurant orders, and other everyday activities, plus helpful tips
on vocabulary and grammar.
An invaluable tool for learners of Portuguese, this Frequency Dictionary provides a list of the 5000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a twenty-million-word collection of Portuguese (taken from both Portuguese and Brazilian sources), which includes both written and spoken material, this dictionary provides detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including the English equivalent, a sample sentence, and an indication of register and dialect variation.
Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are also thrity thematically-organized boxed lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing and relations.
An engaging and highly useful resource, A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of Portuguese vocabulary.
Featuring more than 70,000 entries, this mid-sized dictionary includes sample sentences, pronunciations, contemporary words, irregular verbs, idioms, and common names.
For more than sixty years, "The University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary" has set the standard for concise bilingual dictionaries. Now thoroughly revised to reflect the most current vocabulary and usage in both languages, this dictionary enables users to find the precise equivalents of the words and phrases they seek. Completely bilingual, the dictionary focuses on two contemporary international languages, American English and a worldwide Spanish rooted in both Latin American and Iberian sources. The sixth edition has been updated with six thousand new words and meanings selected for their frequency of use, rising popularity, and situational necessity. In order to best represent the dynamic and increasingly connected cultures of three continents, this edition features enhanced coverage of the vocabulary associated with four areas of increasing global importance: medicine, business, digital technology, and sports. Clear, precise, and easy to use, "The University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary" continues to serve as the essential reference for students, travelers, businesspeople, and everyone interested in building their linguistic proficiency in both Spanish and English.
With over 11 million speakers world-wide, Catalan thrives and is promoted in the business markets and schools of Catalan-speaking cultures. This title contains 4,000 dictionary entries and a phrasebook covering topics like dining out, sightseeing, and accommodations.
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
The Compact Oxford Italian Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and
phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Italian and
English. Includes all essential Italian and English words, based on
findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker. 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 aspects of
Italian culture. The grammar supplement provides full information
on key points of Italian grammar, including verb tables for quick
reference. The section on culture offers lively and useful
information on life in both the Italian-speaking world and the
English-speaking world, covering everything from political
institutions to how weddings are celebrated. The communication
supplement gives help with all types of correspondence, including
example letters, emails, and resumes, and a guide to text
Some 25,000 headwords in German and English are drawn from all the major areas in the field of Environmental Technology, including: Air Quality Control * Analysis, Sampling & Testing * Environmental Policy & Legal Instruments * Environmentally Related Safety Engineering * General Environmental Management * Noise Pollution & Control * Soil Contamination & Remediation * Water Pollution & Wastewater Treatment * Water Supply & Drinking Water * Waste Treatment & Management.
International business in the 21st century requires a new kind of dictionary. This dictionary fulfils such a need. It is designed to facilitate business between Francophone and English-speaking countries. The first of its kind to provide the business terms of the United States, France and Canada, it is an invaluable tool for communicating in the global market. These terms encompass accounting, economics, insurance, real estate, modern baking, computers, the Internet, and more. Terms used by organisations like the United Nations, World Bank, and the International monetary Fund are also included.
Russian For All Occasions: A Russian-English Dictionary of Collocations and Expressions presents 10,000 formal and informal modern Russian expressions that users are likely to encounter either in speech or writing. The entries take the form of collocations, phrases or short sentences, and each entry is accompanied by a translation which provides the English communicative fragment corresponding most closely to the Russian original. Longer explanations are provided for phrases that learners might otherwise find difficult to interpret correctly. Entries are arranged thematically, with an alphabetical index of key Russian and English words to help users navigate the dictionary. Russian For All Occasions is a unique resource for intermediate to advanced students of Russian. The range of ready-made and contextualised expressions presented here will help learners improve their active command of Russian.
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