Doromu-Koki – English Dictionary
(More than 15,500 combined lexical entries, subentries, example sentences, finder list entries and semantic domains)
Robert L. Bradshaw
Language and Culture Research Centre – James Cook University SIL-PNG
This dictionary is the culmination of 20 years of language development, involving language data collection, analysis and translation work in the Doromu-Koki language community of Central Province, Papua New Guinea.
As well as nearly 5,000 example sentences, the dictionary includes a brief cultural introduction and grammatical sketch. Also included is a thesaurus based on SIL International dictionary development semantic domains, as well as a few language classified semantic lists. More comprehensive cultural and linguistic studies are referenced in the bibliography, as well as a previous trial dictionary.
The purpose of this dictionary is as a repository of an endangered language, serving as a means of preserving the linguistic and cultural heritage of the Doromu-Koki people for generations to come.
ISBN 9783969390429 (Hardbound). Languages of the World/Dictionaries 77. 502pp. 2021.