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Lao-English English-Lao Dictionary with Transliteration for Non-Lao Speakers

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Designed to help English speakers communicate in Lao. You will find this practical dictionary helpful both in Laos and in Northeast Thailand. You can use it without having to learn the Lao alphabet. However, there is also a comprehensive introduction to the Lao writing system and pronunciation. You will find most of the vocabulary used in everyday life including basic medi ...more
Paperback, 780 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Paiboon Publishing (first published January 1st 2003)
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André
Jan 19, 2011 André rated it it was amazing
DEFINITELY the best hand-sized Lao dictionary out there. Why? Because it's exactly what a Non-Lao speaker is looking for. This dictionary has a section each for English-Lao-Phonetic, Phonetic-Lao-English as well as Lao-Phonetic-English, which makes it very difficult not to find a word in this book. The transcription used is not quite IPA, but very close to it, in the introduction, the pronunciation is described very well. Tones are marked with the common tone diacritics known from the IPA. The i ...more
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Dec 01, 2008 Phayvanh rated it really liked it
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Very good introduction or refresher for those wanting to improve their volcabulary and understanding. Includes guide to pronunciation, tones, and standard transliteration. The dictionary is split into English-Lao, translerated Lao-English, then Lao script-English. Pretty complete.

This is not the reference for learning conversational phrasing.
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