locano is spoken in the northern Luzon region of the Philippines, and is sometimes called the national language of the north. It is spoken by about 9 million people, including large communities of Ilocanos in Hawaii and California. Although non-Tagalog Philippine languages are often called dialects, they are actually unique languages and Ilocano is not mutually intelligible with Tagalog. The aim of this dictionary and phrasebook is to assist the student or traveler in expanding his or her knowledge of the language and culture of the Philippines. * Introduction to basic grammar * Pronunciation guide * Ilocano-English / English-Ilocano dictionary * Ilocano phrasebook
Providing the means for basic communication, the two-way dictionary and phrase-book contains over 4,000 total entries, covering important topics such as greetings, transportation, shopping, business terms, and more. Special sections include an introduction to the German language, a pronunciation guide, basic grammar and a list of the 100 most used German words.
This two-way Pilpino (Tagalog) dictionary, which represents the language of the most widely used dialect in the Philippine Islands, will be especially useful to the tourist or student. Contains over 5,000 entries with easy-to-use phonetic pronunciation.
This compact dictionary and phrasebook features a concise, easy-to-use grammar guide, a pronunciation table, and a handy reference section that provides the reader with the basics of the Finnish language. Also included is an introduction to the country's history as well as useful tips and practical information on how to navigate one's way through the streets, shops and restaurants of Finland.
Since the United States and Vietnam normalized diplomatic and trade relations in 1995, Vietnam has become a popular destination for Americans. This dictionary and phrase book is an essential aid to all who wish to communicate in Vietnamese at home and abroad.
This third edition of Compendium of the World’s Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of a wide selection of natural language systems. All cultural and historical notes as well as statistical data have been checked, updated and in many cases expanded. Presenting an even broader range of languages and language families, including new coverage of Australian aboriginal languages and expanded treatment of North American and African languages, this new edition offers a total of 342 entries over nearly 2000 pages. Key features include: Complete rewriting, systematization and regularisation of the phonology sections Provision of IPA symbol grids arranged by articulatory feature and by alphabetic resemblance to facilitate use of the new phonology sections Expansion of morphology descriptions for most major languages Provision of new illustrative text samples Addition of a glossary of technical terms and an expanded bibliography Comparative tables of the numerals 1-10 in a representative range of languages, and also grouped by family Drawing upon a wealth of recent developments and research in language typology and broadened availability of descriptive data, this new incarnation of George Campbell’s astounding Compendium brings a much-loved survey emphatically into the twenty-first century for a new generation of readers. Scholarly, comprehensive and highly accessible, Compendium of the World’s Languages remains the ideal reference for all interested linguists and professionals alike.
A dictionary and phrasebook for travelers who want to communicate with the people of Indonesia. It contains: a two-way dictionary of over 3,000 essential words; a phrasebook that covers everyday topics like greetings, money, travel, accommodations, and eating out; and, a pronunciation guide and brief explanation of grammar.
This book includes a dictionary, followed by a brief introduction to Latin American grammar. The helpful phrasebook chapters cover all topics a traveler needs to know, including transportation, shopping, dining out, and much more.
Presents an English-Chinese, Chinese-English bilingual dictionary with 4,000 entries, that also includes a brief grammar guide, pronunciation guide, and topical phrasebook, with Chinese words appearing in Chinese script and Pinyin Romanization.
Yhe Spanish spoken in Chile is frequently indiscernible to gringos and native Spanish speakers alike. This dictionary and phrasebook collects over 1,500 of these terms and idioms, known as "Chilenismos," and expresses them in simple English.
Presents 3,800 terms in English and Cajun French and includes a historical overview of Cajun French, frequently asked questions about the language, a pronunciation guide, basic grammar, and essential phrases.