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Improving Dictionary Skills in Ndebele
This article proposes ways of improving dictionary skills amongst the Ndebele. One way of accomplishing this is incorporating the teaching of dictionary skills into teacher training syllabi. Teachers can impart their ...
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 ...
Lexicographical Developments in the Shona Language as Reflected in Making of the Duramanzwi Guru reChishona (DGS)
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2002)
This article traces lexicographical developments in Shona, one of the major languages of Zimbabwe, with particular focus on corpus building and the role the corpus has played in Shona lexicography in the past hundred or ...