Ilocano Dictionary and Grammar: Ilocano-English, English-Ilocano (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, 2000 - Foreign Language Study - 775 pages
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This root based dictionary of the Ilocano language is the most comprehensive dictionary produced of Ilocano (Iloko), the lingua franca of Northern Luzon, and historically the native language of the majority of Filipino immigrants to the United States.

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Cocktail is a term derived from “coquotier” a French double-ended-egg cup which used to serve beverage in New Orleans in the early 19th century.
Gin came from the French Berry
“genevere”, the only spirit that can be traced to a single invention, by a professor of one university in Holland. This distilled spirits that has beencreated to have a cheap medicine with diuretic properties.
Ginger is a tuber which consumed whole as delicacy, medicine or spice that is thickened cultivated herbs. The English name ginger comes from French “gingembre”, and from latin, the rhizome is white to yellow in color and bears thick-lobes, it is also very aromatic, a property used in culinary and herbal processes An unusual exeption to this mild color range is one ginger varietywhich has characteristics blue ring, lying in circles inside the fleshy interior.
Ginger acts as useful preservative and has been prevent to kill harmfull bacteria salmonella. There are health benefits provided by ginger: The medical form of ginger historically was called Jamaica ginger; it was classified as a stimulant and carminative and used frequently for dyspepsia and colic.

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Dr. Rubino is a professor at Australian National University in Sydney.

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