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Subject: Bilingual dictionary travel dictionaries - lexicon / formatting advice needed
Question: Hello all. My name is William. Greetings around the table.

I am responsible for formatting an existing bilingual travel dictionary, into an app for phones and tablets.

Our existing dictionary is a backpackers communication guide based upon a words helpful to a person traveling through Europe or the Americas. It was never originally formatted to to be taken seriously as a dictionary resource.

<a href='http://www.amazon.com/Most-Important-Words-International-Travelers/dp/0978047109' target='_blank'>http://www.amazon.com/Most-Important-Words-International-Travelers/dp/0978047109</a>;

Now that we are reforming the book for electronic devices I would like to upgrade and include the lexicons necessary to pronounce the words correctly, begin to understand their usage within the framework of a basic communication guide for travelers, ''on the road.'' This is not a scholarly dictionary to be referenced from a desk, and hence forth, I am looking to present the minimum necessary to be effective.

I understand that the basics for English might be the part of speech, gender, verb type, declension model and other grammatical clues to help a non-native speaker use the word.

I would like to ask for help to define these for English and hopefully Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and German.


Any responses would be appreciated.

Sincerely
William

From: William
Date: 04-Apr-2014
Replies:
  1. Re: Bilingual dictionary travel dictionaries - lexicon / formatting advice needed    Nancy J. Frishberg     (06-Apr-2014)
  2. Re: Bilingual dictionary travel dictionaries - lexicon / formatting advice needed    Robert A Papen     (04-Apr-2014)

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