Icelandic-English, English-Icelandic Dictionary

Author: Arnold R. Taylor

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780870528019

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 385

View: 8051

Gender of Icelandic nouns and listed English irregular plurals and irregular English verbs are provided.

Icelandic Vocabulary

An Icelandic Language Guide

Author: Baldur Hauksson

Publisher: Preceptor Language Guides

ISBN: 9781619494589


Page: 234

View: 6343

This guidebook lists thousands of words in English with translations into Icelandic, perfect for beginners just starting to learn the language and indispensable for more advanced speakers. Words are divided into 18 pertinent and handy categories, including measurements, weather, people, animals, traveling, shopping and much more. The guide begins with a list of Icelandic letters and their IPA pronunciations, before delving into the most common and useful words in the language, so that whether you are in a classroom or in a shop in Reykjavik, you have the vocabulary you need to succeed - right at your fingertips.


Author: Andrew Evans

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1841624993

Category: Travel

Page: 464

View: 8562

A brand new edition of the most in-depth guide available to Iceland, containing both the remotest offshore islands and the ins and outs of Reykjavik's music scene.

Bosnian-English, English-Bosnian Dictionary

Author: Nikolina S. Uzicanin

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781802765

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 331

View: 7448

Useful features include commonsense pronunciation guides for both Bosnian and English speakers along with appendices of common English abbreviations.

The Languages of the World

Author: Kenneth Katzner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134532881

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

View: 6902

This third edition of Kenneth Katzner's best-selling guide to languages is essential reading for language enthusiasts everywhere. Written with the non-specialist in mind, its user-friendly style and layout, delightful original passages, and exotic scripts, will continue to fascinate the reader. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to include more languages, more countries, and up-to-date data on populations. Features include: *information on nearly 600 languages *individual descriptions of 200 languages, with sample passages and English translations *concise notes on where each language is spoken, its history, alphabet and pronunciation *coverage of every country in the world, its main language and speaker numbers *an introduction to language families

Beginner's Finnish

Author: Agi Risko

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781810241

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 290

View: 3843

Provides users with the linguistic tools to immediate communication on an elementary level, whether one's goals are travel, business, or further study of the language. Each lesson consists of a dialogue that gives a taste of everyday Finnish conversation and life in Finland, vocabulary that introduces basic words, idioms that present commonly used phrases, grammars that explains the structure of the language and how to use them, and exercises to test understanding and active language skills.

An Icelandic Primer with Grammar, Notes and Glossary

Author: Henry Sweet

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN: 9781376508888

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 138

View: 559

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Somali-English, English-Somali Dictionary and Phrasebook

Author: Nicholas Awde,Martin Orwin,Cabdulqaadir Xaaji Cali Xaaji Axmed

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781806213

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 175

View: 4382

This book is very helpful for travellers to Somalia. Included in the book are vocabulary sections, a phrasebook, pronunciation, and a brief outline of the language's grammar rules and information on local culture.

Cajun French-English, English-Cajun French Dictionary & Phrasebook

Author: Clint Bruce,Jennifer Gipson

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781809153

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 141

View: 3283

At the heart of Cajun culture is a fascinating dialect of French that has survived the forces of Americanisation and is still spoken by over 250,000 residents of Louisiana. With a historical overview and an introduction to the language, this book answers many common questions about Cajun French. The preface offers the viewpoint of an influential leader in the movement to preserve Louisiana's unique linguistic heritage. Features: Pronunciation guide; Basic grammar; Frequently asked questions about Cajun French; 3,800 dictionary entries; Essential phrases.

Icelandic Language

The Icelandic Phrasebook

Author: Meda Gunnarsdottir

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781518758539


Page: 160

View: 5460

Whether you have a trip to Iceland coming up and you're not sure quite where to begin with the language, or you need to study Icelandic for any other reason, this guide will provide everything you need to make your trip to Iceland a comfortable one. With the most frequently heard Icelandic words and phrases, all grouped by topic, plus fascinating details about its culture make this book a must for any traveler to Iceland. But wait. There's more! The menu has been laid out for easy, convenient navigation, and a mini English-to-Icelandic dictionary for quick reference on-the-fly has also been included. Learning Icelandic should be not only educational but also fun, and this guide was created to ensure that you appreciate the many facets of Iceland's language and culture - even before you set foot in one of the world's most beautiful nations.

World Monetary Units

An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country

Author: Howard M. Berlin

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476606730

Category: History

Page: 237

View: 1178

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this comprehensive reference work covers the monetary systems of 203 countries and four confederations. It provides historical and orthographical information for all monetary systems according to country. Chronologies show the evolution of each monetary unit. Orthographies summarize the commonly accepted English spelling of the unit names (singular and plural) as well as known abbreviations and symbols. A glossary lists all the monetary units alphabetically, identifies their countries, and reveals the etymologies of the unit names.

A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic

Author: Geir T. Zoëga

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486434311

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 551

View: 1132

Icelandic is closer to the speech patterns of the Middle Ages than any living European language, making this volume invaluable to students and scholars of Old Icelandic and English culture and history.

Colloquial Icelandic

The Complete Course for Beginners

Author: Daisy Neijmann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317306554

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 9029

Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios useful vocabulary lists throughout the text additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues. This second edition has been extensively updated and revised throughout, and includes up-to-date cultural information, an enhanced index, an expanded glossary and completely new audio recordings. Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Icelandic will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and for students taking courses in Icelandic. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-High on the ACTFL proficiency scales.

Russian-English, English-Russian

Author: Oleg Beniukh,Ksana Beniukh

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781802802

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 230

View: 8335

This dictionary will help you speak on any topic or translate any material. The common-sense phonetics in the Russian-English section are romanized. Phonetics in the English-Russian section are in Cyrillic.To assist travelers to Russia, the dictionary includes a detailed menu from a Moscow restaurant with English translation.


A Cultural History of Alcohol

Author: Iain Gately

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440631269

Category: Cooking

Page: 560

View: 6729

A spirited look at the history of alcohol, from the dawn of civilization to the modern day Alcohol is a fundamental part of Western culture. We have been drinking as long as we have been human, and for better or worse, alcohol has shaped our civilization. Drink investigates the history of this Jekyll and Hyde of fluids, tracing mankind's love/hate relationship with alcohol from ancient Egypt to the present day. Drink further documents the contribution of alcohol to the birth and growth of the United States, taking in the War of Independence, the Pennsylvania Whiskey revolt, the slave trade, and the failed experiment of national Prohibition. Finally, it provides a history of the world's most famous drinks-and the world's most famous drinkers. Packed with trivia and colorful characters, Drink amounts to an intoxicating history of the world.

How Mechanics Shaped the Modern World

Author: David Allen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319017012

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 396

View: 4916

This unique book presents a nontechnical view of the history of mechanics, from the Big Bang to present day. The impact of mechanics on the evolution of a variety of subjects is vividly illustrated, including astronomy, geology, astrophysics, anthropology, archeology, ancient history, Renaissance art, music, meteorology, modern structural engineering, mathematics, medicine, warfare, and sports. While enormous in scope, the subject matter is covered (with ample photographic support) at a level designed to capture the interest of both the learned and the curious. The book concludes with a creative and thoughtful examination of the current state of mechanics and possibilities for the future of mechanics.

Looking at Languages: A Workbook in Elementary Linguistics

Author: Paul Frommer,Edward Finegan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285463587

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 5815

This hands-on workbook gives students practice in analyzing 30 natural languages from Akan and Arabic to Welsh and Yiddish, plus constructed languages like Klingon and Na’vi. In addition, audio files on the accompanying website allow students to hear much of the foreign language data pronounced by native speakers. Exercises progress in level of challenge and are divided into English and non-English sections, while sample exercises and solutions in phonology and morphology give students additional practice. An answer key with extended discussions and pedagogical suggestions is available. Although developed to accompany Finegan’s LANGUAGE: ITS STRUCTURE AND USE, it is an ideal companion to any linguistics textbook. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.