English-English-Marathi Dictionary

ISBN : 9780199474547

R V Dhongde
1656 Pages
152 x 227 mm
Pub date
Jul 2017
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This dictionary contains more than 50,000 up-to-date entries and related phrases and idioms; words with irregular forms 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 English base of the dictionary, taken from the Oxford Student's Dictionary, has been adapted for Indian readers.
  • Covers a wide range of scientific and technical vocabulary.
  • Includes words relevant to the Indian subcontinent.
  • To make the dictionary more user-friendly detailed definitions and one-word equivalents in Marathi have been included for words that needed to be explained further for example, 'calorie', 'camcorder', 'microchip' and 'website'.
  • The Marathi translation is simple and reflects the current usage of the language
  • A pronunciation guide using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) along with their Marathi equivalents is given for help in pronunciation.
  • A separate section on Quick Grammar Reference has been added to the appendix for advanced learners of English.
About the author: 

Edited by R V Dhongde, Dr, Deccan College
Dr R V Dhongde retired as Professor of Marathi Linguistics at the Deccan College, Pune. He has also been Chairman, English Language Committee, Maharashtra State Textbooks Bureau, Pune; and has been in charge of the Sanskrit Encyclopaedic Dictionary project at the Deccan College Pune. He is the editor of the Compact English-English-Marathi Dictionary from Oxford University Press India. Dr Dhongde has co-authored a book on linguistic grammar of Marathi and won several State awards for his books on Marathi stylistics. He has also co-authored a book on linguistic grammar of Marathi in English and at present he is co-authoring a linguistic grammar of Konkani in English. He is also preparing a Marathi-English Dictionary.

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