The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary

Paperback | January 1, 1998

EditorN. S. Doniach, A. Kahane

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The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a landmark in the description of modern Hebrew. Hailed by the Jewish Chronicle as a `tremendous advance over previous works', it provides a unique description of Hebrew language as it is encountered and used today, covering formal and poetic Hebrew aswell as current idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms. Descriptive not prescriptive The first dictionary to describe rather than prescribe contemporary Hebrew. Exceptionally wide coverage Coverage of technical and scientific terminology; academic discourse; vocabulary from fields such as law and medicine, as well as slang and colloquialisms. Clear labelling system The labelling system allows quick identification of context, register, and usage. Essential reference A reference tool for students, scholars, translators and business professionals.

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Whether it's for school, pleasure or travel, The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is the ultimate guide to current usage and translation in English and Hebrew. In addition to a full range of idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, this dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of technical, scientific, legal, medical, and academic...

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The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a landmark in the description of modern Hebrew. Hailed by the Jewish Chronicle as a `tremendous advance over previous works', it provides a unique description of Hebrew language as it is encountered and used today, covering formal and poetic Hebrew aswell as current idioms and phrases, slang and ...

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The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a detailed guide to current usage in English and Hebrew. In addition to a full range of idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, the dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of technical, scientific, legal, medical, and academic terminology. Care has also been taken to record British, Americ...

A. Kahane is at Northwestern University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1120 pages, 9.21 × 6.81 × 2.09 inPublished:January 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198601727

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Whether it's for school, pleasure or travel, The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is the ultimate guide to current usage and translation in English and Hebrew. In addition to a full range of idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms, this dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of technical, scientific, legal, medical, and academic terminology. Care has also been taken to record British, American and Australian variants. Both the presentation and content of the dictionary are designed to guide the reader through the pitfalls of varying meanings. The result is an essential reference tool for English and Hebrew users alike.