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English-Ilokano Dictionary by Agcaoili Now Available

A. Agcaoili

Dr. Aurelio S. Agcaoili of the University of Hawaii at Manoa posted the following in his FaceBook on Tuesday, January 4, 2011:

For the first time, an English-Ilokano Dictionary, one of the more comprehensive dictionaries on the Ilokano language, is out of the press.

The limited American hardbound edition is published by TMI Global Hawaii. To order, email

The Philippine edtion is published by Cornerstone of Arts & Sciences, Quezon City. To order, contact the publisher, Cecilia Suarez, president and ceo: or, 0922-824-3227.

The Philippine edition is due for soft launch in March 2011; another launch at the 6th Nakem International in Ifugao State University, May 23-25; and another launch at the 3rd TMI Global Writers Conference, May 27-29.

The dictionary brings out the repertoire of the Ilokano language as spoken in the Philippines and in the diaspora; likewise, it follows a pre-category approach. Total number of entries in this volume is 18,000 plus.

A companion volume, the Ilokano-English, is being prepared.

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