ERIC Number: ED159929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
English-Edo Wordlist: An Index to Melzian's Bini-English Dictionary. Occasional Publication No. 7.
Munro, David A.
This short dictionary is designed to accompany the work of Melzian (1937) for the benefit of scholars concerned with the place and function of the Nigerian Bini language in the structure of West African languages. The conventional orthography has been used, except in three cases. The body of the general word list contains the English meaning, the part of speech of the English word, the Edo meaning, and the part of speech of the Edo word. Appended are lists of trees, plants, medical terms, snakes, animals, fish, lizards, birds, insects, cardinal and ordinal numbers, time periods and adverbs. (NCR)
Descriptors: African Languages, Bini, Dictionaries, Grammar, Lexicography, Phonology, Reference Materials, Semantics, Stress (Phonology), Syntax, Tone Languages, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary, Word Lists
Publications Officer, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria (Some publications may be out of print)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ibadan Univ. (Nigeria). Inst. of African Studies.
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