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Pashto: Pashto-English, English-Pashto Dictionary & Phrasebook
Pashto: Pashto-English, English-Pashto Dictionary & Phrasebook
by Nicholas Awde
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Pashto (also known as Pakhto, Pakhtu, or Pushto) is the language of the Pashtoons, or Pushtuns, who have lived since recorded times in the southeast of Afghanistan and the adjacent Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. The language uses a variant of... (read more)

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Turkmen-English/English-Turkmen Dictionary & Phrasebook
Turkmen-English/English-Turkmen Dictionary & Phrasebook
by Nicholas Awde
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The first of its kind, this book provides a unique reference to the official language of Turkmenistan and one of the most important languages of Afghanistan and Iran. Grammar and cultural information make the book ideal for relief workers, travelers, and... (read more)

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Tamil-English/English-Tamil Dictionary & Phrasebook: Romanized (Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook)
Tamil-English/English-Tamil Dictionary & Phrasebook: Romanized (Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook)
by Clement J. Victor
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This essential resourcce provides an introduction to the cultures and histories of Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, in addition to an extensive two-way dictionary, comprehensive phrasebook, and basic grammar.... (read more)

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Nepali-English, English-Nepali Dictionary & Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook)
Nepali-English, English-Nepali Dictionary & Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook)
by Prakash A. Raj
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Famed for its great natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Nepal is the ultimate destination for trekkers and travelers. This two-way dictionary and phrasebook is designed for those who wish to communicate in Nepali and learn its basic vocabulary and... (read more)

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Basic Urdu
Basic Urdu
by Pimsleur
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HEAR IT, LEARN IT, SPEAK IT® What is the Pimsleur® difference? The Pimsleur Method provides the most effective language-learning program ever developed. The Pimsleur Method gives you quick command of Urdu structure without tedious drills... (read more)

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Course in Nepali
Course in Nepali
by David Matthews
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Nepali has also been adopted by peoples of the Himalayan region who belong to different linguistic groups, and is now understood throughout the whole of Nepal, the Darjeeling region of West Bengal, Sikkim, Bhutan and parts of Tibet, where it has... (read more)

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The Language of the Kharo Hi Documents from Chinese Turkestan
The Language of the Kharo Hi Documents from Chinese Turkestan
by T. Burrow
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The documents discussed in this 1937 book were found by Sir Aurel Stein at the turn of the twentieth century. In this text, they were interpreted for the first time. Mr Burrow has identified the language in which they are written, and has succeeded in... (read more)

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Gujarati-English/English-Gujarati Dictionary & Phrasebook
Gujarati-English/English-Gujarati Dictionary & Phrasebook
by Sonal Christian
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This compact language and travel guide provides information to the western Indian state of Gujarat. Perfect for travelers, relief workers and language enthusisasts.... (read more)

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The Sanskrit Language - Volume 1&2: An Introductory Grammar and Reader. Revised Edition
The Sanskrit Language - Volume 1&2: An Introductory Grammar and Reader. Revised Edition
by Walter Harding Maurer
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Now available in paperback, this grammar offers a completely new approach to the study of Sanskrit, aimed at students with no previous specialist knowledge of the categories of grammar. It is a stimulating and infectious approach, designed to cultivate... (read more)

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Colloquial Urdu: The Complete Course for Beginners (Colloquial)
Colloquial Urdu: The Complete Course for Beginners (Colloquial)
by Tej K. Bhatia
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Colloquial Urdu is easy to use and completely up-to-date Written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Urdu. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes... (read more)

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Dari: Dari-English, English Dari Dictionary & Phrasebook (New Dictionary & Phrasebooks)
Dari: Dari-English, English Dari Dictionary & Phrasebook (New Dictionary & Phrasebooks)
by Nicholas Awde
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Dari is one of the official languages of Afghanistan along with Pashto. It shares a long literary history, both classical and modern, with the Persian (Farsi) of Iran, and the Tajik of Tajikistan, but over the centuries the languages have been split by... (read more)

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Comparative Grammar of the Modern Aryan Languages of India: To Wit, Hindi, Panjabi, Sindhi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, and Bangali (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
Comparative Grammar of the Modern Aryan Languages of India: To Wit, Hindi, Panjabi, Sindhi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, and Bangali (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
by John Beames
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The Indo-Aryan language family is a branch of the Indo-European phylum, and includes Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Kashmiri and Gujarati. First published in 1875, this three-volume comparative grammar of the family was written by the British civil... (read more)

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Learning Practical Tibetan
Learning Practical Tibetan
by Andrew Bloomfield
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Whether you are looking for a room, visiting a monastery, or bargaining for a bus seat, Learning Practical Tibetan will make immediate communication with Tibetans easy and fun.... (read more)

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Comparative Grammar of the Modern Aryan Languages of India: To Wit, Hindi, Panjabi, Sindhi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, and Bangali (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
Comparative Grammar of the Modern Aryan Languages of India: To Wit, Hindi, Panjabi, Sindhi, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, and Bangali (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
by John Beames
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The Indo-Aryan language family is a branch of the Indo-European phylum, and includes Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Kashmiri and Gujarati. First published in 1872, this three-volume comparative grammar of the family was written by the British civil... (read more)

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Making Out in Thai Rev Edition
Making Out in Thai Rev Edition
by John Clewley
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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Making Out in Thaiandlt;/iandgt; is a fun, accessible and thorough Thai phrase book and guide to the Thai language as it's really spoken.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Dichan long nai tua khun! Ca phop... (read more)

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Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian Dictionary & Phrasebook
Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian Dictionary & Phrasebook
by Jurgi Baltrusaityte
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After more than a decade of independence from the Soviet Union, this Baltic country of 4 million inhabitants is hoping to join both the European Union and NATO in the near future. A compact grammar section and a pronunciation guide are included, along... (read more)

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Colloquial Bengali
Colloquial Bengali
by Mithun B. Nasrin
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Colloquial Bengali is easy to use and completely up-to-date Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or classroom use, this course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken and written Bengali as used in West Bengal and Bangladesh... (read more)

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Simon & Schuster's Pimsleur Basic Tagalog with Other (Simon & Schuster's Pimsleur)
Simon & Schuster's Pimsleur Basic Tagalog with Other (Simon & Schuster's Pimsleur)
by Pimsleur
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Tagalog is the most widely spoken of the over one hundred seventy languages in the Philippines. It is claimed by over 21 million people as their first language and an estimated 50 million Filipinos speak it in varying degrees of proficiency. It is the... (read more)

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Conversational #1: Punjabi, Conversational: Learn to Speak and Understand Punjabi with Pimsleur Language Programs
Conversational #1: Punjabi, Conversational: Learn to Speak and Understand Punjabi with Pimsleur Language Programs
by Pimsleur (cor)
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About the Punjabi Language Punjabi is an Indo-Aryan language of the Indo-European language family.  It is unique for being the only tonal language in this family. There are ten Punjabi dialects which are mostly mutually intelligible.  This... (read more)

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A Reader of Pashto
A Reader of Pashto
by Herbert Penzl
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After a brief introduction to the use of this reader and a summary of the Pashto language, the author presents 25 units of reading selections and correlated exercises. A typical lesson consists of-- (1) a short Pashto text in typewritten Arabic-Persian... (read more)

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