Xhosa Dictionary & Phrasebook
Xhosa-English / English-Xhosa
ISBN10: 0781813638 ISBN13: 9780781813631 Contributors: Mawadza, Aquilina (Compiler) Publisher: Hippocrene Books Published: Oct 15 2017 Pages: 216 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 6.75" Width: 3.75" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
There are over 6 million Xhosa speakers in South Africa, where the Xhosa people are the second largest cultural subgroup (after the Zulu). Xhosa is a tonal language known for its clicking sounds. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to South Africa with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes 4,000 dictionary entries; phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers; essential phrases on topics such as transportation, dining out, and business; and concise grammar and pronunciation sections.