ISBN 9789996060861
Pages 384
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2022
Publisher Mzuni Press, Malawi
Format Paperback

Ciyawo -Cingelesi Dikishonale Ja Wakulijiganya / Learner's Dictionary Ciyawo - English

edited by Ian D. Dicks

The Ciyawo-English dictionary has been designed to help English language speakers improve their Ciyawo language skills for social engagement, work and business in the following ways: It helps a learner of Ciyawo identify and learn the 3,000 most important and frequently used words in the Yawo language. It gives a learner the most important meanings of each Ciyawo word in Ciyawo and English. It shows a learner how a Ciyawo word is used in a sentence and also gives a translation of each sentence in English to help a learner fully grasp the meaning.


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About the Editor

Ian D. Dicks

Ian Dicks is an Australian and is married with two children. He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia where he is a lecturer in Intercultural Studies. Ian, has lived and worked in the Mangochi District of Malaŵi for 22 years and continues to work as the Senior Editor in the Ciyawo-English Dictionary Project, as well as a language and culture consultant, helping to facilitate others in language and culture acquisition in South Eastern Africa. Ian’s previous publications with the ABC include Wisdom of the Yawo People (2006), A Practical Guide to Understanding Ciyawo (2010), and An African Worldview, The Muslim Amacinga Yawo of Southern Malawi (2012).