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Arabic-English Dictionary: The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written…

by Hans Wehr

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The best Arabic dictionary--and make sure you get this edition, as the Snowball one is somewhat expurgated! ( )
  lxydis | May 11, 2013 |
Beware!! This Snowball edition is somewhat expurgated, so try and get the regular paperback edition of the absolute best Arabic dictionary--it's slightly more expensive but worth it. ( )
  lxydis | May 11, 2013 |
It's a dictionary, so there's not much that can be said about it as a review.
The layout is acceptable and considering I'm most likely using it to verify my own knowledge, I can't really call it out on any errors. ( )
  benuathanasia | Sep 9, 2012 |
Simply put, this is the best general dictionary out there. Absolutely essential if you are going to work with the Arabic language. ( )
  BLyda97112 | Jan 1, 2011 |
An excellent dictionary based on word roots and their measures. An absolute must for anyone serious about studying Modern Standard Arabic. I have found this dictionary to be the easiest and quickest one to use. ( )
  srtrent | Jul 15, 2009 |
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This dictionary presents the vocabulary and phraseology of modern written Arabic.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0879500034, Paperback)

Its scholarship, accuracy and reliability make it one of the most significant contributions to Arabic lexicography. It is hoped that this masterpiece will point the way ot wider use of modern lexicographical principles in the compilation of dictionaries for earlier periods of the Arabic language.

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Explains words and expressions from the present-day vocabulary of Arabic.

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