ISBN 9789966258120
Pages 924
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2011
Publisher East African Educational Publishers, Kenya
Format Paperback

Comprehensive Swahili-English Dictionary

by Mohamed A. Mohamed

Comprehensive Swahili-English Dictionary is the latest publication of its kind and offers the most current use of the language among Swahili speakers today. The Dictionary has more than 60,000 entries and is is both a cultural guide to Kiswahili, and a cultural conversation between two influential languages in this 21st century.

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About the Author

Mohamed A. Mohamed

Mohamed A Mohamed was born in Zanzibar, Tanzania. He holds a Ph. D degree in Applied Linguistics from Columbia University, U.S.A. He has previously served as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Dar es Salaam between 1982-1987 before moving to Moi University as an Associate Professor in the School of Social, Cultural and Development Studies. Later, he served as Full Professor and also Head of the Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics in the same university. In 1996, he joined Zanzibar University at Tunguu and served as a Full Professor for two years. Currently, he teaches at the State University of Zanzibar and is also the Research Coordinator of the institution. Professor Mohamed has also served as a part-time lecturer at Columbia University in U.S.A, the City College of the City University, the Hunter College of the City University and the York University in the United Kingdom. He is the author of a number of books. These include Modern Swahili Grammar and Kamusi ya Visawe (A Dictionary of Swahili Synonyms) among others. His other works that are now in the pipeline include Comprehesive English-Swahili Dictionary, Kamusi Fafanuzi ya Kiswahili (A Comprehensive Swahili-Swahili Dictionary) and Kamusi ya Vinyume (A Dictionary of Antonyms).

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