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Title:
Vietnamese-English, English-Vietnamese dictionary & phrasebook
Author:
Trà̂n, Hoài Bá̆c, 1954-
Publication Information:
New York : Hippocrene Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
245 pages ; 19 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780781809917
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Vietnam has become a popular destination for tourists, who enjoy its vibrant cities, spectacular coastline, and diverse ethnic cultures. This guide is an essential aid to all who wish to communicate in Vietnamese at home and abroad. This book includes 3,000 dictionary entries; a pronunciation guide that introduces Vietnamese tones; a basic guide to Vietnamese grammar; and helpful phrases for the student, traveler or business person.


Author Notes

Bac Hoai Tran teaches Vietnamese at the University of California at Berkeley. Courtney Norris is a translator and economist specializing in Vietnam's agricultural reforms. Both authors reside in the San Francisco Bay area


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Pronunciation Guidep. 9
A Brief Vietnamese Grammarp. 14
Abbreviationsp. 29
Vietnamese-English Dictionaryp. 31
English-Vietnamese Dictionaryp. 77
Vietnamese Phrasebookp. 129