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Guide to Resources and Information on Somali Language, Culture, and Traditions

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Welcome to the Somali Language Research Site, your information gateway for research, teaching, and learning.  Feel free to contact me for your research and classroom needs.                                                    

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Language Aids

Awde, Nicholas. Somali-English, English-Somali Dictionary and Phrasebook. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1999.

Caney, John C. The Modernisation of Somali Vocabulary, with Particular Reference to the Period from 1972 to the Present. Hamburg: H. Buske, 1984.

Hashi, Awil A. and Abdirahman A. Hashi. Essential English-Somali Dictionary.  Kitchener, Onterio: Fiqi Press, 1993.

Kirk, J.W.C.  A Grammar of the Somali Language: With Examples in Prose and Verse, and an Account of the Yibir and Midgan Dialects. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1969.

Korshel, Mohamud. English Somali, Somali English Dictionary: Approximately 10,000 Words with Meanings from Somalian to English and English to Somali = Ingirisi Soomaali Qaamuus, Soomaali Ingirisi. New Delhi: Star Publ, 1995.

Orwin, Martin. Colloquial Somali. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Saeed, John I. Somali. Philadelphia: J. Benjamins Pub. Co, 1999.

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