ISBN-10:
019864339X
ISBN-13:
9780198643395
Pub. Date:
05/22/1997
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary / Edition 1

The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary / Edition 1

by R. S. McGregor
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Overview

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, The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary is the perfect reference guide for students, businesspeople, and travelers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198643395
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/22/1997
Pages: 1103
Sales rank: 435,233
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.80(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Ronald S. McGregor has been a lecturer in Hindi at Cambridge since 1964. He is the author of many publications on the Hindi language and its literature.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
I am sure this is a great source for those who speak Hindi and want to learn English, but it makes it difficult if you are learning it the other way around. You definitely can't just look up any English word you want to find the translation, you have to know what the Hindi at least sounds like and try and find it with their alphabet.