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A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian

by Colin Turner

A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian Synopsis

Now available in paperback, A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian is a reference work unique in the history of English-Persian lexicography. It offers a considerably extended guide to modern everyday Persian vocabulary, arranged by theme. With approximately 25,000 Persian headwords in over seventy themed sections, it covers every conceivable vocabulary need: from everyday topics such as food or the weather, to more in-depth topics such as astronomy, psychology or international relations. Supplementary wordlists cover verbs, adjectives and parts of speech, while a special section on Persian simple and compound verbs will appeal to all learners of Persian. An easy-to-use index of English words, with over 20,000 items of vocabulary, completes the work and gives it the look and feel of a regular two-way bilingual dictionary. Invaluable for vocabulary building, essay-writing and specialised translation, A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian caters for all your Persian language needs in one volume, and is designed to make word learning a pleasure rather than a chore.

A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian Press Reviews

[A]n impressive achievement and a good practical resource for students and tourists alike. - Journal of Shi'a Islamic Studies, Winter 2012 Vol. V No. 1

Book Information

ISBN: 9780700704583
Publication date: 23rd October 2003
Author: Colin Turner
Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 696 pages
Categories: Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries,

About Colin Turner

Colin Turner is a Reader in Islamic Thought at the University of Durham, UK. His main research areas include Islamic theology and philosophy; Sufism; Shi'ism; The Qur'an and Qur'anic exegesis; Persian language and literature. Some of his previous publications are Islam: The Basics (2005) and The Koran (2004), also published by Routledge.

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