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A Dictionary of South African English on historical principles

Author: Penny Silva; Rhodes University. Dictionary Unit for South African English.; et al
Publisher: [Oxford ; New York] : Oxford University Press, in Association with the Dictionary Unit for South African English, 1996.
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Provides a historical record of the development of English in a multi-lingual and multicultural society.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Dictionary of South African English on historical principles.
[Oxford ; New York] : Oxford University Press, in Association with the Dictionary Unit for South African English, 1996
(OCoLC)680219385
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Silva; Rhodes University. Dictionary Unit for South African English.; et al
ISBN: 0198631537 9780198631538 019571475X 9780195714753
OCLC Number: 35662626
Notes: Compiled at the Dictionary Unit for South African English at Rhodes University--Cf. jkt flap.
Description: xxix, 825 p. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: managing editor, Penny Silva ; editors, Wendy Dore ... [et al.].
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This text documents the development of English in South Africa from the 16th century to the present day. It covers words originating in all the country's groups and communities.  Read more...

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