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Sama, Southern–English Dictionary - Work in Progress

ISO 639-3: ssb (Southern Sama)

  • There are 5,144 entries in the Sama Sibutu' Dictionary.
  • English index definitions number 14,032.

Orthography: The following symbols have been used for the Sama Sibutu' alphabet: a, b, d, e, g, h (used as glottal word final), i, j, k, l, m, n, ng, o, p, r, s, t, u, w, y,

The basis of this dictionary is taken from SAMA SIBUTU`-ENGLISH DICTIONARY. 1994. Compiled by K.J. Allison and assisted by Wilhelmina Mandaling Pabellon, edited by E.J. Allison and K.J. Allison.

The Orthography has been changed from the original publication. The orthography follows the current usage that is shown above.

The Sama words are bold. The main entry and subentries are larger than the other words. English words are regular font. In example sentences the highlighted words are the illustrated words. Entries are well labeled. Labels are small and italic.