Igbo-English Dictionary: A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Igbo Language, with an English-Igbo Index

Hardcover | November 10, 1998

byMichael J. C. Echeruo

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This is the first comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Igbo, the language of more than twenty million Nigerians. Prepared by a native speaker of Igbo, the dictionary focuses on words and phrases encountered in everyday life and in Igbo texts. The author includes words from all Igbo dialects and provides a convenient English index.

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Igbo is one of the three national languages of Nigeria and some 20 million people speak it. The Igbo-English Dictionary by Michael J.C. Echeruo is a comprehensive reference book that will be a valuable resource to anyone attempting to navigate their way through this language. Organized into two sections, this dictionary contains 4, 000...

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This is the first comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Igbo, the language of more than twenty million Nigerians. Prepared by a native speaker of Igbo, the dictionary focuses on words and phrases encountered in everyday life and in Igbo texts. The author includes words from all Igbo dialects and provides a convenient English in...

Currently Professor of Modern Letters at Syracuse University, Michael Echeruo was born in Umunumo in the Imo State of Nigeria. Best known as a scholar and university administrator, he was the first African professor of English literature and head of the Department of English at both the University of Nigeria and the University of Ibada...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 10, 1998Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300073070

ISBN - 13:9780300073072

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Igbo is one of the three national languages of Nigeria and some 20 million people speak it. The Igbo-English Dictionary by Michael J.C. Echeruo is a comprehensive reference book that will be a valuable resource to anyone attempting to navigate their way through this language. Organized into two sections, this dictionary contains 4, 000 Igbo word-forms and a useful English index that matches Igbo synonyms with English words.