A Guide to World Language Dictionaries

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Andrew Dalby
Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998 - Reference - 470 pages
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A Guide to World Language Dictionaries covers 276 languages with a written literature. Organized in alphabetical order by language, the Guide appraises the main dictionaries, assessing the special value of each, its strengths and weaknesses, and how different dictionaries complement one another. Dictionaries of slang, colloquialisms, and dialects are also assessed.

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Contents

Sumerian
2
Abkhaz
11
Albanian
18
Amharic
25
Aramaic
35
Aslian languages
42
Malagasy
45
Aymara
49
Faroese
129
Fulani
155
Gothic
182
Guarani
197
Hiligaynon
206
333
226
IndoAryan languages
284
Malayalam
291

Basque
55
333
57
Berber languages
61
14
68
15
74
39
80
42
86
49
92
53
98
58
124
Minangkabau
301
Naxi
307
North Halmahera languages
313
Palaung
393
Sundanese
405
Tagalog
412
Pali
418
Tswana
424
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