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Title: Indian and British English
Subtitle: A Handbook of Usage and Pronunciation
Written By: Paroo Nihalani
Ray K. Tongue
Priya Hosali
Jonathan Crowther
URL: http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/?view=usa&ci=0195666569
Series Title: 2nd Edition
Description:

India's contact with the West has resulted in the distinctive vocabulary of Indian English. This easy to use dictionary contains many of the European words that have been Indianized, several of which no longer exist in British English. This is an essential handbook for all Indian speakers wishing to improve their English.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Lexicography
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195666569
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 272
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