Pronouncing Dictionary of Proper Names: Pronunciations for More than 28,000 Proper Names, Selected for Currency, Frequency, or Difficulty of Pronunciation

Pronouncing Dictionary of Proper Names: Pronunciations for More than 28,000 Proper Names, Selected for Currency, Frequency, or Difficulty of Pronunciation

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Pronouncing Dictionary of Proper Names: Pronunciations for More than 28,000 Proper Names, Selected for Currency, Frequency, or Difficulty of Pronunciation by John K. Bollard

This dictionary provides the key to correct pronunciation for more than 28,000 names that are frequently encountered in speech and reading, including personal and place names, brand names, names of businesses, breeds of animals, and other categories missing from most dictionaries. 5,000 new entries have been added to this new edition. Entries are briefly identified and current English pronunciations are given, both in simplified phonetic respelling and in a formal transcription. In many cases, alternative or variant pronunciations that may be considered as acceptable are also shown.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780780800984
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Pages: 1097
Product dimensions: 7.53(w) x 10.31(h) x 2.59(d)

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