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- Dari-English/English-Dari Practical Dictionary: Second Edition
Dari-English/English-Dari Practical Dictionary: Second Edition
In this revised second edition, the author has considerably expanded the work, and also carefully amended and cross-referenced each entry. This volume also includes additional appendices, such as a basic list of Afghan tribes and khels, plus a verb-conjugation table.
Dari is the most widely spoken of Afghanistan's official languages. The only two-way Dari-English dictionary available using the Dari writing system, this volume provides an indispensable resource for travelers, business people, and government and aid workers. Hippocrene's Dari Practical Dictionary uses Dari script with phonetic transcriptions to aid the English speaker. areas of focus include cultural, military, medical, and political terminology. It contains over 38,000 total entries, a pronunciation key, and appendices of geographical, musical, and biological terms.
All advance royalties have been donated to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan.
About the Author:
Carleton Bulkin is a translator and linguist who holds a master's degree in Slavic Languages and Literature from Indiana University.