English-English-Hindi Dictionary (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780198076407

Suresh Kumar; Ramanath Sahai
1536 Pages
Other format
161 x 237 mm
Pub date
Jan 2015
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This is the revised edition of our consistent bestseller, the English-English-Hindi Dictionary edited by Dr Suresh Kumar and Dr Ramanath Sahai contains more than 52,000 entries, related phrases, idioms and more than 200 illustrations. Like our other Bilingual Dictionaries, this has been specially compiled for learners of English, teachers, translators and general readers. The second edition of the English-English-Hindi Dictionary has been updated with the following features: *1700 words have been added to the wordlist. *Words like 'citizen journalism', 'e-learning', 'hate crime', 'learning disability', 'newsworthy', 'road rage', and many more have been taken from current usage of English. *Care has been taken to include common words like 'dwarf planet', 'remuneration', 'reforestation' and 'tax evasion' which were not a part of the older wordlist of the dictionary. *The English base of the dictionary, taken from the Oxford Student's Dictionary has been adapted for Indian readers. A few more Indian English words like 'namaskar' and 'nirvana' have been added to our existing list of words. *To make the dictionary more user-friendly detailed definitions and one-word equivalents in Hindi have been included for words that needed to be explained further for example, 'brain drain', 'electrocardiogram', 'metal detector' and 'microsurgery'. *Words like 'acid test', 'aqua', 'call centre', 'correspondence course', and 'malware' which do not have equivalent Hindi words have been explained by detailed definitions. *Many words such as 'computer', 'software', 'smartphone', and 'multiplex' have been written out in Hindi to show that such words have now been included in the language. *The Hindi translation is simple and reflects the current usage of the language. *A list of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) with their Hindi equivalents is given for help in pronunciation. *A list of suffixes and prefixes translated in Hindi and a list of all verbs with irregular forms have been added to the appendix for advanced learners of English. English-English-Hindi Dictionary companion DVD The print dictionary also has a companion DVD with the following features: *A search option that can be used to search through the entire wordlist of the dictionary. *Each of the headwords and derivatives in the dictionary has an audio for pronunciation guide which the user can listen to by clicking on an icon. *The user can also type in Hindi to search through the Hindi part of the dictionary.

About the author: 

Dr Suresh Kumar has been professor, Applied Linguistics, Central Institute of Hindi, Agra. A scholar in the fields of Translation Theory, Practice and Stylistics, he has published widely in these areas.; Dr Ramanath Sahai retired as Professor, Linguistics, Central Institute of Hindi, Agra. He has been Head, Postgraduate Department of Sanskrit, DAV College, Dehradun. Apart from writing extensively on lexicography, he has co-authored three other dictionaries from Oxford University Press. He has also been a member of the Expert Committee of UNESCO on teaching a second language and a foreign language.

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