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3 edition of dictionary of South African English found in the catalog.

dictionary of South African English

by Jean Branford

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Published by Oxford University Press in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- South Africa -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 432-444.

      StatementJean Branford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE3451 .B7 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 444 p. ;
      Number of Pages444
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2089630M
      ISBN 100195704274
      LC Control Number88132207

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