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*See Marcel van Spaandonck, Practical and Systematical Swahili Bibliography, Linguistics 1850- 1963. When the base form is not in current use, the derivative forms appear as separate entries. Words of Arabic origin are likewise cross-referenced to derivative or related words. Common synonyms of rare entries are given in parentheses: ( = ...) 6.
In cases where derivative forms are much commoner than, or differ drastically in sense from, the base verb, they also appear as separate entries. Derivative nouns (formed with the prefixes Id-, m-, u-, etc.) appear in the normal alphabeti- cal order of the prefix, with a cross-reference to the base word. At the end of the entry for each base word there is an alphabetical list of derivative words (if any) appearing as main entries in this dictionary: Cf. Each noun is followed by its plural prefix in parentheses or by the indications sing, or pi.
The older literature of the language, written in Arabic characters, goes back to the seventeenth century and includes a wide range of subject matter and forms, from poetry to chronicles and history. acha, dial, ata leave (behind), desert, labedari* LPort. ] (-) pulley, block abandon; divorce (wife, husband).
There is an abundance of modern material, including perhaps a thousand titles in short stories, poet- ry, scholarly works, and text books for elementary and secondary schools.
Maener and other officials of the Catholic University of America Press, who have given it a handsome and practi- cal outward form. Derivative verb forms (applicative, causative, etc.) are listed under the base form of the verb. Swahili can no longer be considered in the category of the 'rarer' languages. Abunuwasi*, Banawasi liter, proper name abd* (— ) liter, servant, slave. ; n tales of Arabic origin; one who tells such tales. There are several Swahili newspapers as well as various commercial media in circulation, and there is an abundance of excellent teaching aids, such as E. Parrott's Teach Yourself Swahili (The English Universities Press Ltd., London). (= daima, sikuzote, kila mara, milele.) ibada, uabudiwaji, maabadi, maabudu, kazi yake ni kuiba — . adabu* (— ) politeness, courtesy, consid- eration; good manners. If they return late to the lessons we shall punish them.