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Dari-English/English-Dari Practical Dictionary, Second Edition

Dari-English/English-Dari Practical Dictionary, Second Edition

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The essential resource for Dari, a
language of Afghanistan!

Dari is spoken by
over 20 million people and is one of the official languages of Afghanistan.
Though closely related to the Persian (Farsi) of Iran and the Tajik of
Tajikistan, Dari has been separated from both by historical developments and
political boundaries.

In this revised second edition, the
author has added updated terminology to reflect recent linguistic developments
in the language, and also carefully amended and cross-referenced each entry.

only two-way Dari-English dictionary available using the Dari writing system,
this volume is an
indispensable resource for government and NGO workers, resettlement agencies,
teachers working with Dari speakers, and immigrants from Afghanistan learning

dictionary also uses Dari script with phonetic transcriptions to aid the
English speaker. Areas of focus include cultural, military, medical,
and political terminology

The dictionary includes:

  • over 30,000 total entries
  • essential
    vocabulary for communication
  • a pronunciation key
  • appendices
    of geographical, musical, and biological terms

Author: Carleton Bulkin
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Published: 09/01/2012
Pages: 731
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.30lbs
Size: 6.90h x 4.50w x 1.50d
ISBN: 9780781812849

About the Author
Bulkin, Carleton: - Carleton Bulkin is a translator and linguist who
holds a master's degree in Slavic Languages and Literatures from Indiana University. Having lived in Prague, Havana, Moscow, Budapest, and Kabul, he currently works and resides in the Washington, D.C. area.

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