Amharic-English Dictionary, Vol. 1 by Thomas Leiper Kane

By Thomas Leiper Kane

Show description

Read Online or Download Amharic-English Dictionary, Vol. 1 PDF

Best dictionaries & thesauruses books

NTC's Pocket Dictionary of Words and Phrases : 12,000 Words, Idioms, and Phrasal Verbs for Travelers and Learners

The small yet very concise NTC's Pocket Dictionary of phrases and words deals 6,000 simple and customary English phrases plus 6,000 easy and customary English idioms and words. you will discover this moveable name crucial within the lecture room, at domestic, or touring, in case you need assistance to bear in mind note and word meanings.

Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terminology: English German French Dutch Russian

Medical and technical contacts among countries· have necessitated the ebook of assorted language textbooks, manuals and reference books. fairly very important between them are multilingual scientifio and technical dictionaries. This English-German-French-Dutch-Russian Dictionary of Scientifio and Technical phrases comprises a few 9000 entries.

Dictionary of scientific biography, Vol. 6

Dictionary of clinical Biography. Vol. VI. Jean Hachette - Joseph Hyrtl

Observing Norm, Observing Usage: Lexis in Dictionaries and the Media

This quantity encompasses a selection of stories at the interaction among norm and utilization in lexis, that's explored by way of either dictionaries and the media. The identify gains the polysemous verb to watch, that is used either within the feel of «investigating» use/usage and in that of «respecting» norms.

Extra resources for Amharic-English Dictionary, Vol. 1

Sample text

The buck stops here. build a better mousetrap Fig. to develop or invent something superior to a device that is widely used. ”) ᮀ Harry thought he could build a better mousetrap, but everything he “invented” had already been thought of. build castles in Spain Go to next. build castles in the air and build castles in Spain Fig. to daydream; to make plans that can never come true. ᮀ Ann spends most of her waking hours building castles in Spain. ᮀ I really like to sit on the porch in the evening, just building castles in the air.

Come to a pretty pass Fig. to encounter a difficult situation. (Older. ) ᮀ This project has come to a pretty pass. I don’t know how we can possibly finish on time. come to grief Fig. to experience something unpleasant or damaging. ᮀ In the end, he came to grief because he did not follow instructions. come to grips with so/sth Fig. to begin to deal with someone or something; to face the challenge posed by someone or something. ᮀ I found it hard to come to grips with Crystal and her problems. come to one’s senses Fig.

Old blood-and-guts Albert is making his threats again. blood, sweat, and tears Fig. the signs of great personal effort. ᮀ After years of blood, sweat, and tears, Timmy finally earned a college degree. blow so a kiss Fig. to pantomime the sending of a kiss to a person visible nearby by kissing one’s hand and “blowing” the kiss off the hand toward the person. ᮀ As she boarded the train she blew him a kiss, and he waved back. blow hot and cold Fig. to be changeable or uncertain (about something).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.59 of 5 – based on 22 votes