South African Multilingual Dictionary
This user-friendly South African Multilingual Dictionary provides you with the basic vocabulary and phrases you need to communicate at school, at the workplace, and as a tourist travelling through South Africa. In short, this dictionary will empower you to reach out to speakers of any of the 11 South African languages.
For easy access, words are listed alphabetically in English. Each English word is followed by a simple, succinct clarification in English and a translation into each of the other 10 official languages. These are Afrikaans, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, Sepedi, Sesotho, Siswati, Tshivenda and Xitsonga.
The section with useful phrases provides you with language content to carry on a basic conversation, to ask for and understand directions and to find accommodation. These phrases may even help you through an emergency.
The alphabetical index and the back of the dictionary helps you find words and phrases in each of the 10 languages other than English by pointing you to the relevant page for quick and easy reference.