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  1. Uzbek-English/English-Uzbek Dictionary and Phrasebook: Romanized (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebooks)

    Uzbek-English/English-Uzbek Dictionary and Phrasebook: Romanized (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebooks)


    Uzbek, the national language of the Central Asian Republic of Uzbekistan, has over 20 million speakers in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikstan, neighboring countries, and emigrant communities abroad. This two-way language guide provides the essential vocabulary and phrases for communication with Uzbek speakers in travel-related and daily life situations. Uzbek is presented here in the Roman alphabet to allow quick pronunciation.
    • 5,000 total entries
    • Basic Uzbek grammar
    • Extensive vocabulary and phrases
    • Practical cultural information
    • For travelers, students, and businesspersons
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  2. Teach Yourself Modern Persian (Teach Yourself Complete Courses)

    Teach Yourself Modern Persian (Teach Yourself Complete Courses)


    Persian, known locally as Farsi, is the official language of modern day Iran and parts of Afghanistan and the central Asian republic of Tajikstan, but historically it was a more widely understood language in an area ranging from the Middle East to India. Significant populations in other Persian Gulf countries also speak Persian. The difference between Dari Persian, mainly spoken in Afghanistan, and Farsi has been compared to the difference between European and Canadian French. Persian is written in the Arabic script but it belongs to the Indo-European family of languages so speakers of European languages should find learning Persian relatively easy to begin with. It is remarkably simple in terms of formal grammar - no gender, no noun inflection and no irregularities in verbal conjugation. 'Teach Yourself Modern Persian (Farsi)' is designed for the true beginner and self-access learner, starting from the basics of learning the Persian alphabet. By the end of the course you'll be able to build complex sentences and communicate in a wide range of everyday situations. There's plenty of practice of each point as it is introduced and the accompanying CDs will help you to improve your speaking and listening skills. The accompanying CDs are available separately (0340 80267 7) or in a pack with the book (0340 80266 9). Learn More
  3. Beginner's Dari (Persian) (Hippocrene Beginner's)

    Beginner's Dari (Persian) (Hippocrene Beginner's)


    This title contains book & CD. This popular introduction to Dari, one of the official languages of Afghanistan, is now accompanied by an audio CD! The book follows a step-by-step format. The first part teaches how to read, write, and pronounce the 32 letters of the Dari alphabet, detailed explanations of grammar and syntax follow. Each of the 33 lessons include exercises and vocabulary words to reinforce the covered material. Expressions and phrases are also included, enabling users to communicate on a basic level with other Dari speakers. Learn More
  4. Tajik-English/English-Tajik Dictionary & Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)

    Tajik-English/English-Tajik Dictionary & Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)


    Tajikistan is one of the many newly-independent states which made up the former Soviet Union. Located in Central Asia, it is bordered by China, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgystan. Tajik is the main language of Tajikistan. It is a a remarkably accessible language for an English-speaker, especially in this phrasebook, which uses the Roman alphabet throughout. Tajik is a member of the West Iranian group of Indo-European languages and is closely related to Farsi. The Iranian languages are distant relatives of English. About four million people speak Tajik in the republic of Tajikistan as well as in the bordering areas of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. This phrasebook contains useful phrases in everyday Tajik, covering a wide variety of situations. Learn More
  5. Teach Yourself Beginner's Urdu Script (Teach Yourself Beginner's Script Series) (Urdu Edition)

    Teach Yourself Beginner's Urdu Script (Teach Yourself Beginner's Script Series) (Urdu Edition)


    The Urdu language is written in a modified form of the Persian script which is in turn a modified form of the Arabic script. In addition to Urdu, Persian and Arabic, the same script is used to write several other languages in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, including Kashmiri, Punjabi and Pashto. If you are planning to visit or work in an Urdu-speaking country or are learning Urdu, then 'Teach Yourself Beginner's Urdu Script' will help you get to grips with reading and writing simple Urdu. This book is a step-by-step introduction to the script that will enable you to read Urdu signs, notices, advertisements and headlines. If you feel that learning the script is a daunting prospect, then this book will make it simple. The alphabet is introduced in stages and there's lots of practice of each new character before the next is introduced. There are plenty of example words and phrases that are seen everywhere in any Urdu-speaking environment so that you will begin to familiarise yourself with the most common signs and directions. By the end of the book you will be reading and writing simple Urdu with confidence and be prepared for your next trip to an Urdu-speaking country or further study of the language. The leader in self-learning with more than 300 titles, covering all subjects. Be where you want to be with Teach Yourself. Learn More
  6. A Concise English-Persian and Persian-English Dictionary

    A Concise English-Persian and Persian-English Dictionary


    19 cm.- Persian Language (Farsi) (Iran - Afghanistan) - Bilingual Dictionary together with a simplified grammar of the Persian language. Learn More
  7. Farsi (Persian) Phrasebook

    Farsi (Persian) Phrasebook


    From mystics to musems, barbers to bazaars, and art to archaeology, jump into the event with this phrasebook.

    • extensive food section
    • transliterations throughout for easy pronunciation
    • concise grammar section geared towards immediate and practical use
    • insider tips on culture and social etiquette
    • comprehensive two-way dictionary
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  8. Persian-English English-Persian Learner's Dictionary

    Persian-English English-Persian Learner's Dictionary


    The increasing popularity of the study of Persian (also known as Farsi, Tajiki or Dari) in the English speaking world, has created a need for a bi-directional Persian-English dictionary geared towards English speakers who are learning Persian.

    The features of the Persian-English / English-Persian Learner's Dictionary which make it unique are:

    Bi-directional: This is the first and only Persian-English/English-Persian dictionary in one volume which features both Persian and transliteration. Alphabet: The alphabet used in Persian is completely different from the English. This can be a major barrier in the early stages of learning the language. This dictionary provides a simple transliteration of the Persian word along with its equivalent in the Persian alphabet. Alphabetical order: In this dictionary, the alphabetical order in the Persian-English section is based on the English spelling. This makes it easy for the user who is not familiar with the Persian alphabet to find a word. Correct use of words: This dictionary gives synonyms in various contexts allowing the student to easily choose the correct meaning. Entries: Approximately 18,000 entries covering both day-to-day and more specialized vocabulary.

    The Audience for this dictionary is: English speaking students of Persian. English speakers who are seeking to communicate with Persian speakers. Children of Iranians, Afghans and Tajiks outside their homeland who wish to learn their mother language. Persian speakers who wish to learn English. Learn More

  9. Dictionary of Oriental Literatures - Vol. I East Asia, Vol. II South and South-East Asia, Vol. III West Asia and North Africa (3 Volume Set)

    Dictionary of Oriental Literatures - Vol. I East Asia, Vol. II South and South-East Asia, Vol. III West Asia and North Africa (3 Volume Set)


    The Dictionary of Oriental Literature fills a long-felt gap in Oriental studies by presenting a concise summary, in three volumes and about 2000 articles, of practically all the literatures of Asia and North Africa. The first volume describes the Chinese, Tibetan, Japanese, Korean and Mongolian literatures; the second covers the area of South and South-East Asia, comprising, besides all literatures of India and Pakistan, those of Nepal, Bangladesh, Ceylon, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines; and the third is devoted to the numerous literatures of West Asia and North Africa, including on the one hand the literatures of the ancient Near East and Egypt, and on the other those of the Asian territory of the USSR, of Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan and of the various Arab countries including Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. The majority of the entries give information about the life and work of the individual writers and poets of the classical, mediaeval and modern periods of the literatures included and also attempt to evaluate their writings from the historical and aesthetic point of view. The remaining articles describe literary terms, genres, forms, schools, movements, etc. Learn More
  10. Urdu-English/English-Urdu Dictionary and Phrasebook: Romanized (Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook) (Urdu Edition)

    Urdu-English/English-Urdu Dictionary and Phrasebook: Romanized (Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook) (Urdu Edition)


    Urdu is the national language of Pakistan and an official language of India. There are also Urdu speakers in the neighboring countries of Afghanistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh, as well as millions of other South Asians who emigrated from the Indian subcontinent to other parts of the world. In all, some 50 million people speak it as a first language, and millions more as a second language.

    Featuring a concise two-way dictionary and and a phrasebook organized for quick reference, Hippocrene's Urdu Dictionary and Phrasebook is the ideal language tool for travelers, diplomats, diplomats, and anyone else who wishes to expand their familiarity with Urdu.

    • 4,000 total entries
    • Basic Urdu grammar
    • Practical cultural information
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