This is an advanced Vietnamese dictionary with English definitions, compiled with the enrichment of the Vietnamese language in mind. This dictionary lists words and expressions used by Vietnamese throughout the ages. It shows local and ethnic dialectal words and phrases and promotes the understanding of the Vietnamese culture past and present.
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André Nguy¿n V¿n Châu’s The New Vietnamese-English Dictionary: Vi¿t-Anh Tân T¿ ¿i¿n is perhaps the most comprehensive reference work (1157 pages) to date that has ever been published in the field of Vietnamese and English language reference. The dictionary is loaded with an extremely rich trove of past-used and present-day words, phrases, and, where possible, appropriate short sentences for illustration. The extensive compilation of the Vietnamese lexicon, which reveals the author’s thorough investigation of its etymology, development, and diverse usage, is enhanced by a supply of well-chosen English equivalents and, when necessary, an excellent rendering by the author of the Vietnamese expression into its English counterpart. Given the dearth in reference materials in Vietnamese and English languages as well as English speakers’ increasing interest in learning Vietnamese language and culture on the one hand and Vietnamese speakers’ need to improve their English skills on the other, this dictionary should appeal to a variety of audiences including researchers, specialists, professionals, students