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Description - The Gaelic-English Dictionary by Colin Mark

The Gaelic-English Dictionary fulfils a keenly-felt need for a modern, comprehensive dictionary. The numerous examples of usage and idiom in this work have been modelled on examples culled from modern literature, and encompass many registers ranging from modern colloquial speech, to more elaborate literary constructions. The many contemporary terms and idiomatic phraseology, often not available in other dictionaries, provide excellent models for easier language learning. In addition to the main dictionary, this volume contains twelve useful appendices, covering the various parts of speech, as well as more difficult issues such as how to express time, direction and numerals. The clarity of the design and layout of the volume will greatly ease the process of attaining mastery of the Gaelic language.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415297608
ISBN-10: 0415297605
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 784
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin Mark

Mr Colin Mark, a Classics graduate of Aberdeen University, taught in several schools over a period of forty years. During that time he took up the study of Gaelic and, within a few years, had written Gaelic Verbs (Glasgow University Press, 1986) before embarking upon the present work.

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