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In other words : a language lover's guide to the most useful and intriguing words from around the world

Author: Christopher J Moore
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ever racked your brain for a word you're convinced should exist, yet is inexplicably absent from the dictionary? All languages have their limitations - should English fall short, the expression may  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Moore
ISBN: 1741144817 9781741144819
OCLC Number: 58461827
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: EUROPEAN:CelticCzechFrenchGermanGreek (modern)IcelandicItalianNorwegianPolishRussianSpanishYiddishAFRICAN:ArabicYorubaZuluASIAN:ChineseHindi/UrduJapaneseKoreanSanskritThaiVietnameseCLASSICAL LANGUAGES:Ancient GreekLatinPersianNATIVEPIDGINS AND CREOLESBIBLIOGRAPHIES
Responsibility: C.J. Moore ; foreword by Simon Winchester.

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