An updated edition of South Africa's most comprehensive reference dictionary, ideal for use by high school and tertiary students, as well as libraries, families and businesses.
Unique South African content (headwords, usage notes, definitions, pronunciations), updated to include new curriculum and new general words
Easy to understand etymologies for all root words (key in new curriculum)
Useful encyclopaedic middle/extra matter for South Africa, e.g. history of SA English
SA presidents and prime ministers
Some SA national and provincial statistics, SA languages, etc.
Over 200,000 entries, including hundreds of new words and terms
Around 2,000 South African words authoritatively explained
Exceptionally clear definitions using straightforward English
Tricky points of grammar and usage made clear, with offensive words signposted
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.40(d)|
About the Author
Dictionary Unit for South African English (South African)
A dictionary unit that is one of the SA governments eleven official National Lexicography Units and is based at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. They were the official authors on SACOD 1e and have also authored school dictionaries such as the Francolin Illustrated School Dictionary for Southern Africa for other publishers.