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The Oxford-Duden German dictionary : German-English, English-German
Thyen, O. (Olaf)
Second edition / edited by M. Clark, O. Thyen.
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
1728 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm

Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Central Library PF3640 .O94 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating

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Table of Contents

Introduction Key to German-English entries
Key to English-German entries
Guide to the use of the dictionary
1 Order of entries
2 Division of entries
3 The headword
4 Pronunciation
5 Grammatical information
6 Labels
7 Indicators
8 Translations and collocators
9 Phrases
10 Cross-references
Phonetic symbols
German abbreviations
English abbreviations
German political system
Austrian political system
Swiss political system
European Union (in German)
European Union (in English)
UK constitution
US constitution
Calendar German-English dictionary text Correspondence
Useful phrases English-German dictionary text
New spelling reform Outline of German grammatical forms
Key points of German orthography and punctuation
Kleine Formenlehre des Englischen Die Zeichensetzung im
Englischen German irregular verbs (from Concise)
English irregular verbs (from Concise)

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