WorldCat Identities

Katzner, Kenneth

Works: 7 works in 135 publications in 5 languages and 5,896 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: PG2640, 400
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kenneth Katzner
The languages of the world by Kenneth Katzner( Book )

101 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written with the non-specialist in mind, this third edition of Kenneth Katzner's best-selling guide's attractive style and layout, delightful original passages and exotic scripts will continue to fascinate all language scholars and linguists. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to include more languages, more countries and current data on populations. This indispensable resource contains information on nearly 600 languages-individual descriptions of 200 languages with sample passages and English translations; concise notes on where each language is spoken and its history, alphabet and pronunciation; coverage of every country in the world and its main language and speaker numbers; English borrowings from other languages; an introduction to language families. This will be your passport to the speech of the world
English-Russian, Russian-English dictionary by Kenneth Katzner( Book )

24 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists Russian and American English equivalents for thousands of expressions, including a glossary of proper nouns, and provides information on Russian declensions and conjugations
A Russian review text by Kenneth Katzner( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English-Russian dictionary by Kenneth Katzner( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Languages of the World. New Edition by Kenneth Katzner( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This survey of languages of the world begins with a chart of about 500 languages, organized in 21 language families. Within each family are listed subgroups and the major and minor languages within those subgroups. The chart is followed by a brief description of each language family. This in turn is followed by individual descriptions of the more important languages, beginning with a simple text and translation. Sample texts and translations for nearly 200 languages is included. The final section contains a country-by-country breakdown of language distribution. Sources of each text and an index are also provided. (Mse)
Shih chieh ti yü yen by Kenneth Katzner( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Chinese and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esperanto by Kenneth Katzner( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.29 for The langua ... to 1.00 for Shih chieh ...)

English-Russian, Russian-English dictionary
English-Russian, Russian-English dictionary