The Pocket Modern Welsh Dictionary
Last updated: 17.12.19
Printed: 2000 Author: Gareth King
Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: 0198645317
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A Guide to the Living Language
Paperback (June 2000)
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The author, Gareth King , February 10, 2000
A new Welsh dictionary for the new millennium
This two-way dictionary has been designed and compiled with the needs of learners of Welsh at all levels particularly in mind. It comes with a range of revolutionary features and innovations to enhance its user-friendliness and accessibility: illustrative sentences and examples for many headwords; translation guidelines giving help in problem areas where Welsh and English usage differ; full grammatical information for all word categories - e.g. noun genders and plurals, unpredictable verb stems, comparison of adjectives, etc; detailed coverage of the system of mutations - what they are, where they are used, and how to spot them!; mutations marked typographically throughout; special usage and pronunciation notes for problematic headwords throughout; special page and half-page information boxes dealing in detail with major points of difficulty; a completely up-to-date wordbase - if you want to know what 'scratchcard' or 'ozone layer' are in Welsh, here's where to look! All these features, and many others, add up to an exciting new dictionary for a new Welsh millennium.