Pronouncing Dictionary Of Proper Names

Pronouncing Dictionary Of Proper Names

Pronunciations For More Than 23,000 Proper Names, Selected For Currency, Frequency, Or Difficulty Of Pronunciation

Book - 1993
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Uniquely compiled with the aid of computer speech-synthesis technology, this dictionary contains 23,000 entries, including frequently occurring or difficult-to-pronounce names of places worldwide that are currently in the news. Also covered are other important places, celebrities, political and historical figures, company and product names, biblical names, and literary references. Pronunciations appear both in a simplified respelling and in the phonetic symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Entries include concise definitions that identify each proper name. For users from the casual to the scholarly. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, c1993
ISBN: 9781558883116
Branch Call Number: R 423.1
Characteristics: xxxv, 894 pages ;,27 cm


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