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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Beng-English Dictionary
Written By: A. Gottlieb
M. Lynne Murphy

This is the first dictionary of this Southern Mande language of the Cote d'Ivoire. With over 2000 headwords plus many idiomatic phrases, it provides linguistic and cultural information. An introduction on the sociolinguistic status of Beng, and a section on its phonology and grammar are included.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: IULC Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): English
Maninkakan, Eastern
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 116pp
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