Oshikwanyama -English Dictiionary

ISBN:
9789991628554 
Language:
Oshikwanyama 
Published Date:
2019 
Publisher:
Namibia Publishing House 
Format:
Print 
Price:
N$ 450.00
This dictionary has over 10 000 Oshikwanyama headwords with English equivalents and bilingual explanations where a single concept cannot be reflected. It also contains more than 10 000 English entries with Oshikwanyama equivalents.

Additionally this dictionary includes approximately 1 000 words originating from foreign languages and newly coined terminology. The dictionary fills a long-experienced gap in having a comprehensive reference source for Oshikwanyama speakers as well as those who want to learn and study the language.For the compilation of this dictionary materials were collected from mainly two early dictionaries, titled: Kwanyama-English Dictionary by B.H.C. Turvey et al., of 1977, and English-Kwanyama Dictionary of G.W.R. Tobias et al of 1954, as well as materials from publications of Macmillan Namibia Education Publishers. These works were revised and edited by Wolfgang Zimmermann, Gabriel Taapopi and Paavo Hasheela.Furthermore the dictionary follows the current officially approved orthography of Oshikwanyama.