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This is a pocket sized Hindi Dictionary
Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people travelling to India Tuttle Pocket Hindi Dictionary is an essential tool for communicating in Hindi. It features all the essential Hindi vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students. It's handy pocket format and user-friendly, two color layout will make any future trip to India much easier. All entries are written in a Romanized form as well as Hindi script (Devangari) so that in the case of difficulties the book can simply be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with.
This dictionary includes the following key features:
Over 18,000 words and expressions in the Hindi language.
Fully updated with recent vocabulary and commonly used Hindi slang.
Clear, user friendly layout with headwords in blue.
Romanized and Hindi Script (Devangari) for every entry.
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Richard Delacy has taught at several universities in Australia and the U.S. and currently teaches Hindi/Urdu at Harvard University. He completed a BA with Honors at the University of Melbourne in History and an MA in History from Monash University, with a focus on modern South Asian history and twentieth century Hindi/Urdu language and its literature. He studied Hindi formally for three years as a part of his BA and then spent a year in Delhi studying Hindi language and literature at the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Central Hindi Institute). He also taught Hindi at two universities in Melbourne for nearly six years before embarking on further studies in South Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Teach Yourself Beginner's Urdu Script (McGraw-Hill) and Hindi in a Flash (Tuttle) and coauthor of the Hindi, Urdu & Bengali Lonely Planet Phrasebook. He travels back to India as frequently as he can and has many close friends there.