Re: Desiring good English to Greek / Greek to English and English to Latin / Latin to English books
|From:||Nomad of Norad -- David C Hall <nomad-conlang@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 5, 2008, 1:15|
Following up on my previous reply to this message...
Edgard Bikelis wrote:
I've been pointed to other type-in-the-word-for-the-translation like
this one, and have bookmarked them. I have now bookmarked this one.
> On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 12:28 AM, Nomad of Norad -- David C Hall <
> email@example.com> wrote:
>> Can someone point me to a good, fairly comprehensive, English to Greek
>> And a good, fairly comprehensive, English to Latin dictionary? Ideally,
>> the Greek one would need to tell me the word in Greek, followed by the
>> pronunciation in English-style lettering, that is, transliterated into
> I suggest you learning the greek alphabet... it's beautiful and not that
> hard, in comparison to learning devanagari, for instance ; ). IPA is a must
> too. Wikipedia helps me on that all the time...
>> I came across one English to Greek, Greek to English book on Amazon.com
>> that had a review on it warning that it wasn't really that great for
>> translating stuff from English into Greek, because that particular book was
>> much more heavily weighted towards Greek to English... :-/
> Learn a bit of both languages first... try Reading Greek and Reading Latin,
> fine books... I prefer the second, though.
Would this be the READING GREEK books by Joint Association of Classical
Teachers? I don't see a READING LATIN book by them, though. A search
on Amazon.com brings up a few other books with a similar title to that,
though. Do I want the ones by Peter V. Jones and Keith C. Sidwell, or
should I dig deeper?
>> Oh yeah, and what's the best beginners book on learning the art of
>> conlanging? :-D
> I guess we need to know how a language works... then try to emulate, or
> perhaps make it better ; ). I would suggest a good book on Linguistics, but
> I don't remember any : /.
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