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English-Zulu/Zulu-English Dictionary

Doke, C. M. & D. M. Malcolm & J. M. A. Sikakana & B. W. Vilakazi & J. Khumalo

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ISBN 10: 1868141608 / ISBN 13: 9781868141609
Published by Witwatsersands University Press, Johannesburg, 1990
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8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1608 pages; Stout paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Sound clean copy with unmarked text. Covers lightly rubbed at edges and surfaces with a small nick top edge of the front cover and a mild abrasion to the front cover, lower corner. Verical stress crease to the rear cover reinforced with archival paper tape on the inside surface. Sound clean copy with cosmetic surface wear from storage and transport. G++ to VG-. Bookseller Inventory # 25866

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Title: English-Zulu/Zulu-English Dictionary

Publisher: Witwatsersands University Press, Johannesburg

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good-

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This is the original and first Zulu-English dictionary to be developed in South Africa. The originators of the dictionary were all leading academics and writers. The development of the Zulu-English dictionary was begun in the 1940s by Wits University lecturers, C. M. Doke and B. W. Vilakazi. Vilakazi, who died in 1947, was the first published Zulu poet and his collection, Amal’eZulu, is listed in the Top 100 African Books of the 20th century. The English-Zulu dictionary was published in 1958 by Doke, Malcolm, and Sikakana. The first combined edition of the two dictionaries (i.e. the present format) was published in 1990. The English-Zulu / Zulu English Dictionary is still the definitive dictionary in these languages. Various revisions have been undertaken over the years to bring the orthography up to date. A new preface, written by Professor J. Khumalo, was added in 1990 and provides an update to the phonological tone markings originally indicated by Vilakazi.

About the Author:

C. M. Doke was a linguist and Wits University lecturer. D. M. Malcolm was a linguist. J. M. A. Sikakana was a linguist. B. W. Vilakazi was a South African Zulu poet, novelist, and Wits University lecturer. J. Khumalo is a South African composer, arranger, and choral director, and a professor emeritus of African languages at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

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