The Compilation of a Shona Children's Dictionary: Challenges and Solutions

  • Peniah Mabaso African Languages Research Institute (ALRI), University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Keywords: SHONA CHILDREN'S DICTIONARY, LOANWORDS, TABOO, HEADWORD SELECTION, SLANG, TONE MARKING, ILLUSTRATIONS, SYNONYMS, VARIANTS

Abstract

Abstract: This article outlines the challenges encountered by the African Languages Research Institute (ALRI) team members in the compilation of the monolingual Shona Children's Dictionary. The focus is mainly on the problems met in headword selection. Solutions by the team members when dealing with these problems are also presented.
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