Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary

Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary

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The first new Hindi-English dictionary in over a century, The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary is the comprehensive reference to modern standardized language, both spoken and literary. This handy paperback dictionary is designed to meet the needs of the growing number of people now learning to speak Hindi. It provides translations for over 36,000 headwords, using illustrative material to show words in use.
Students of Hindi and South Asian studies of all kinds will find extensive coverage of historical Hindi, together with the most up-to-date colloquial and literary vocabulary. In addition, the Urdu vocabulary of Hindi is well represented. Providing contemporary, idiomatic Hindi and English, TheOxford Hindi-English Dictionary is the perfect reference guide for students, businesspeople, and travelers alike.

Title: Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary

Author Name: McGregor, R. S. (Lecturer in Hindi, Faculty of Oriental Studies, and Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge)

Categories: gen,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 5/May/1997

ISBN Number: 019864339X

ISBN Number 13: 9780198643395

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 30002

Description: 1104 Now available in paperback, this major new Hindi-English dictionary (the first published for over a century) has been produced to meet the need of a growing number of people now learning and studying Hindi. Reflecting the many-sided development of Hindi during the 20th century, it provides over 36,000 headwords, with generous use of illustrative material showing words in use. Both colloquial and literary vocabulary is covered, together with some modern regional variants. The 'Urdu' vocabulary of Hindi is well represented, as well as modern Hindi and English. (ISBN: 9780198643395 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 30002)