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A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian - Colin Turner

A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian

Paperback Published: 22nd February 2010
ISBN: 9780415567800
Number Of Pages: 696

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Now available in paperback, A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian is a reference work unique in the history of English-Persian lexicography. It offers a considerably extended guide to modern everyday Persian vocabulary, arranged by theme. With approximately 25,000 Persian headwords in over seventy themed sections, it covers every conceivable vocabulary need: from everyday topics such as food or the weather, to more in-depth topics such as astronomy, psychology or international relations. Supplementary wordlists cover verbs, adjectives and parts of speech, while a special section on Persian simple and compound verbs will appeal to all learners of Persian. An easy-to-use index of English words, with over 20,000 items of vocabulary, completes the work and gives it the look and feel of a regular two-way bilingual dictionary.

Invaluable for vocabulary building, essay-writing and specialised translation, A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian caters for all your Persian language needs in one volume, and is designed to make word learning a pleasure rather than a chore.

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"[A]n impressive achievement and a good practical resource for students and tourists alike." - Journal of Shi'a Islamic Studies, Winter 2012 Vol. V No. 1

Acknowledgements. Foreword 1. Introduction 2. Guide to Transliteration and Pronunciation 3. List of Abbreviations 4. Themed Sections. Supplementary Lists. Index

ISBN: 9780415567800
ISBN-10: 0415567807
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 696
Published: 22nd February 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 17.1  x 3.53
Weight (kg): 1.23
Edition Number: 1

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