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Telugu-English/English-Telugu Dictionary & Phrasebook (Bilingual) (Paperback) (Lavanya Collooru)
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Telugu (from the Dravidian language family) is a native language of over 80 million people, predominantly in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and also in Yanam of India. An additional 20 million Telugu speakers spread over other parts of South India, the U.S., Australia and the rest of the world. Telugu is called “The Italian of the East” as its words end in vowels similar to Italian. Telugu is spoken in 3 distinct dialects: Royalaseema, Telangana and Coastal Telugu. Another prominent Telugu dialect (with a mixture of more Tamil) is spoken in Nellore, Chittor and the border of Andhra Pradesh in Tamil Nadu. This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to South India with the tools they need to communicate in Telugu and experience the regional fully. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for daily use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication, from introducing yourself to finding a doctor. Includes 4,000 dictionary entries, phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers, essential phrasees for travel and business, and a concise grammar and pronunciation section.
Number of Pages: 286
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Lavanya Collooru
Street Date: June 30, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-5276
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