Concise English Tagalog Dictionary

Concise English Tagalog Dictionary

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Concise English Tagalog Dictionary by Jose V. Panganiban, Jose Villa Panganiban

This is a convenient and travel–sized English to Tagalog Dictionary

Over ten million Filipinos speak Tagalog, the official language of the Philippines. This dictionary addresses the growing need for a concise, reliable, and inexpensive English–Tagalog dictionary. It is ideal for teachers, students, businesspeople, travelers, and others who are interested in studying Tagalog. The key to understanding the Tagalog language is a thorough familiarity with the stresses, glottal vowels, and basic vocabulary of the language, all of which are treated in this book. Pronunciation guidelines were determined by the Institute of National Language, which based its preference on standard Manila dialect. Used in conjunction with Tagalog for Beginners or Elementary Tagalog, also published by Tuttle Publishing, this dictionary is an indispensable tool to those learning Tagalog or traveling to the Philippines.

  • Over 6,000 practical entries.
  • Perfect for learning everyday vocabulary.
  • Uses pronunciation guidelines from the Institute of National Language in the Philippines.
  • Ideal for teachers, students and travelers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804819626
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/1994
Series: Tuttle Language Library Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 196
Sales rank: 413,202
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Mayumi Yoshida Barakan was born in Sapporo and moved to Tokyo in 1974 to attend a local college. After working in the editorial department of a music magazine, she moved to London for a year in 1980. Since returnign to Tokyo, she has worked as a self-employed editor and translator. She now manages the business that she and her husband run.
Judith Connor Greer grew up in Olympia, Washington, and moved to Tokyo in 1980. Starting out in fashion she began freelancing as a writer and arts organizer. From 1986 to 1993 she worked at a Japanese museum of contemporary art. She is now living in London with her husband and two children.

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Concise English - Tagalog Dictionary 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Niku-Sanctyl More than 1 year ago
Very concise and clearly written text, however, this is a one-way dictionary, meaning one can only use it for English-Tagalog, and not vice versa, which greatly limits its usefulness. I would honestly suggest another dictionary unless you only intend to use this to build your vocabulary.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago