The Pocket Oxford Greek Dictionary

The Pocket Oxford Greek Dictionary

by J. T. Pring
     
 

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Covering the most commonly used vocabulary of everyday Greek life, as well as that found in general literature, this revised edition of the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Modern Greek is specially designed for tourists, travelers, students, and business people alike. This authoritative guide offers comprehensive coverage of 67,000 words and phrases, as well

Overview

Covering the most commonly used vocabulary of everyday Greek life, as well as that found in general literature, this revised edition of the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Modern Greek is specially designed for tourists, travelers, students, and business people alike. This authoritative guide offers comprehensive coverage of 67,000 words and phrases, as well as some 82,000 translations, and includes many idioms and illustrative phrases in both Greek and English showing words in use. Information is given on points of style and usage, and appendices are included listing the principal parts of Greek verbs, place names, and personal names. Brought completely up-to-date with the monotonic spelling system for the Greek language, now the most widely used in Greece, this reference guide is a must for anyone Clearning or using Greek.

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"This dictionary scores outstandingly well in comparison with others of its size."—Times Literary Supplement

Times Literary Supplement
This dictionary scores outstandingly well in comparison with others of its size.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198603276
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/06/2000
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
277,840
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 4.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

J. T. Pring is a former Reader in phonetics at University College, London.

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