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Title: A Tri-Lingual Dictionary of Embera-Spanish-English
Written By: Solomon I. Sara S. J.
Series Title: Languages of the World/Dictionaries 38

Embera is a Central American Indian Language belonging to the Choco grouping. It is Spoken in Panama, Colombia and Ecuador in unequal proportions. This study is based on the Embera dialect spoken in Panama. Though the statistics vary, the number of native speakers is no more than sixty thousand, in toto. In Panama, the number of speakers is no more than twenty thousand. There are no studies in English on Embera, and a very few in Spanish.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): Emberá, Northern
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3895866725
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 450
Prices: USD 78 / DM 144 / # 48