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ERIC Number: ED250959
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
English-Tibetan Dictionary of Modern Tibetan.
Goldstein, Melvyn C. Comp.; Narkyid, Ngawangthondup, Comp.
This English-Tibetan dictionary contains 16,000 main entries and subentries, a total of 45,000 lexical items. The dictionary is primarily oriented to spoken communication and was designed to be semantically sensitive, bridging the semantic gap between Tibetan and English. Tibetan terms corresponding to submeanings of English subterms are specified, and each entry in the dictionary includes both the Tibetan orthography and a phonemic notation to indicate pronunciation. Grammatical features are noted, and all examples of usage are presented with the romanization of the Tibetan and phonemic notation of the spoken forms. An introductory essay outlines the main features of Tibetan grammar. (MSE)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, English, Grammar, Orthographic Symbols, Phonemics, Romanization, Semantics, Tibetan, Vocabulary
University of California Press, Berkeley, Ca 94720 ($38.50)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Researchers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; Department of Education, Washington, DC. Div. of International Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A