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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, ...
Defining Formats and Corpus-based examples in the General Ndebele Dictionary, Isichazamazwi Sesindebele: A Critical Analysis
In this paper the writer critically evaluates the defining formats that were used in defining headwords in the first-ever-monolingual General Ndebele Dictionary, Isichazamazwi SeSiNdebele(ISN). The emphasis in the ISN was ...
Linguistic Variation in Shona with Special Reference to Monolingual Dictionaries
(Bureau of the WAT, 2003)
This article focuses on the problems lexicographers of monolingual dictionaries face when dealing with a language characterised by differences associated with geographical variation. The article specifically seeks to explore ...