English-Haitian Creole bilingual dictionary / project director, Albert Valdman ; editors, Albert Valdman, Marvin D. Moody, Thomas E. Davies ; assistant editor, Michael A. Kunz ; editorial assistant, Karen S. Smith.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.
1 current hold with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial||447.9729 ENGLISH (Text)||33946003380701||World Languages . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781532016011
- ISBN: 1532016018
- ISBN: 1532015992
- ISBN: 9781532015991
- Physical Description: xxxvii, 1103 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Creole Institute : 2017.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxiii-xxxvii).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Acknowledgements -- Editor biographies -- Preface -- Introductiory remarks on Haitian Creole -- Orthograohy and sound system -- Grammatical sketch -- Numbers in Creole -- A user's guide of the content of entries -- List of abbreviations -- Bibliography -- English-Haitian Creole bilingual dictionary.
Haitian Creole (HC) is spoken by approximately 11,000,000 persons in Haiti and in diaspora communities in the United States and throughout the Caribbean. Thus, it is of great utility to Anglophone professionals engaged in various activities--medical, social, educational, welfare--in these regions. As the most widely spoken and best described creole language, a knowledge of its vocabulary is of interest and utility to scholars in a variety of disciplines. The English-Haitian Creole Bilingual Dictionary (EHCBD) aims to assist anglophone users in constructing written and oral discourse in HC; it also will aid HC speakers to translate from English to their language. As the most elaborate and extensive linguistic tool available, it contains about 30,000 individual entries, many of which have multiple senses and include subentries, multiword phrases and idioms. The distinguishing feature of the EHCBD is the inclusion of translated sentence-length illustrative examoles that provide important information on usage.--Publisher.
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