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Problems of Equivalence in Shona- English Bilingual Dictionaries
(Bureau of the WAT, 2001)
In compiling bilingual dictionaries, lexicographers are mostly concerned with seman- tic equivalence. As a result, the practice of bilingual dictionary compilers is usually that of giving one-word equivalents. However, ...
Cultural Aspects in the Shona Monolingual Dictionary Duramanzwi Guru reChishona
(Bureau of the WAT, 2003)
In the compilation of dictionaries, lexicographers also take cognisance of the culture which is inherent in a language. This article will look at the way the cultural aspect is interwoven in the practice of dictionary ...
The Treatment of Taboo and Offensive Words in Isichazamazwi Sesindebele (ISN): an Analysis
This paper identifies and analysis taboo and offensive words in the Isichazamazwi sesiNdebele henceforth referred to as the ISN. Focus is on these headwords as they are seen as requiring special attention in their definitions ...