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South Africa: South Africa’s very first dictionary of the Kaap language launched – Why this is important

It has been around since the 1500s but the Kaaps language, synonymous with Cape Town in South Africa, has never had a dictionary until now. The trilingual dictionary of Kaaps has been spear by a collective of academic and community actors – the Center for research on multilingualism and diversity at the University of the […]


Lakes, rivers, streams provide options for anglers | Guide

There are many places to fish in this area, from the lakes of the Tennessee Valley Authority to the rivers and streams in the area. Some of the most notable nearby lakes include Douglas Lake in Cocke and Jefferson Counties, Cherokee Lake in Hamblen and Jefferson Counties, and Watauga Lake in Carter County. The Nolichucky […]

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A ‘NEET’ dictionary for Marathi students | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Entering English words into the medical curriculum can indeed be a challenge for those coming from vernacular language schools and now a single dictionary aims to provide a little help. The NGO Lift For Upliftment (LFU), which is currently training tribal children for the medical entrance exam in Gadchiroli, will release the dictionary on […]


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BOOK REVIEW Doulot Akter Mala | Posted: Aug 26, 2021 9:33:15 PM | Update: Aug 29, 2021 8:45:28 PM Tax rates for a longer period or the gradual increase or decrease in taxes with specific planning is considered one of the key tax measures to attract investment. Bangladeshi businesses have long called for gradual reductions […]

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387 ‘Moplah martyrs’ to be removed from India’s freedom struggle martyr dictionary

Malabar rebellion leaders Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji, Ali Musaliar and 387 other ‘Moplah martyrs’ will be removed from India’s freedom struggle martyr dictionary. A three-member panel, which reviewed entries in the fifth volume of the dictionary, published by the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR), reportedly recommended deletion as they felt the 1921 rebellion had never […]

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387 “Martyrs of Moplah” will be deleted from the Dictionary of Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India

The leaders of the rebellion of Malabar Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji, Ali Musaliar and 387 other “martyrs of Moplah” will be removed from the Dictionary of the Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India. A three-member panel, which reviewed the entries in the fifth volume of the dictionary, published by the Indian Council for Historical Research […]

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Dictionary.com offers perfect example of definition of “jeopardy” after Mike Richards release

What is the definition of sassiness? Dictionary.com could have easily provided the “Jeopardy!” hint at the response above in a tweet posted on Friday after the announcement of Mike Richards’ resignation as the new host of the iconic quiz show. “‘Jeopardy’ is a noun meaning ‘peril or danger,’” Dictionary.com tweeted. “Here it is in one […]

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Dictionary.com posted a wild tweet after “Jeopardy!” host Mike Richards has resigned

danger dictionary entry Kenneth Niemeyer / Insider “Danger!” fans rejoiced on Twitter following the resignation of new co-host Mike Richards. But the most unexpected burn came from Dictionary.com, which pointed out the irony of the series name. “Here it is in a sentence,” Dictionary.com tweeted. “My job is in danger because of my past comments.” […]

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Even the Dictionary.com trolls dishonored the “jeopardy!” »Host Mike RichardsTheWrap

If you were looking for the definition of “sick burn” you would probably find a picture of Dictionary.com’s not-so-subtle dig into the hosting drama at “Jeopardy!” “ In the midst of Mike Richards resignation from his “Jeopardy!” hosting functions Due to the backlash against his recently resurfaced offensive remarks, Dictionary.com’s Twitter account joined the online […]

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Duet on the edition of an illustrated Kinyarwanda dictionary | New times

ON AUGUST 8, Principe Tuyishime and Nancy Umuhire published a dictionary that includes over 500 Kinyarwanda vocabularies with English and French translations, as well as pictures illustrating their meanings. According to Tuyishime, the dictionary was designed for linguists, writers, translators, students, teachers, researchers and anyone who needs to understand the most basic vocabularies of Kinyarwanda. […]

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“Kaaps deserves respect”: readers react to the development of the Kaaps dictionary

Parent24 recently published that the Center for Research on Multilingualism and Diversity (CMDR) at the University of the Western Cape has decided to develop the very first Kaaps trilingual dictionary, with the aim of restoring the dignity of this marginalized language. In the article, Professor Quentin Williams, Director of CMDR, told us that they hope […]


electric vehicles: Niti Aayog publishes a manual for the implementation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Niti Aayog released a manual on Thursday to help state governments and local bodies develop policies for setting up electric vehicle charging networks. According to an official statement, the aim is to improve charging infrastructure and facilitate a rapid transition to electric mobility in the country. ‘The Handbook for Implementing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure’ was […]


Bigelow schools accused of censorship after pages torn from directory

BIGELOW, Ark. (KARK) – Yearbooks are meant to represent the ups and downs of a school year. But for those in Bigelow schools, students receiving a copy of this year’s book found two missing pages; torn apart by members of the school district. Many parents have expressed frustration with the deletion on social media, calling […]

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Kenya: Nyama Choma added to English dictionary

Nyama choma, a popular Kenyan term used to refer to grilled meat, has been added to the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD). According to the dictionary, nyama choma, described as meat cooked over a fire, can now be used in formal English contexts. A Nation report on Sunday August 1 indicates that the word is […]