Known for its vibrant culture, exquisite cuisine, warm tropical climate and infectious music, the Cape Verde islands located off the coast of Senegal is celebrated in Manuel Da Luz Gonçalves’ ‘Cape Verdean Dictionary.
‘Comprising of more than 40,000 words’, the beautifully constructed book is the first dictionary of its kind to translate Cape Verdean Creole to the English language. The book was officially launched in the US earlier this year.
‘Comprising of more than 40,000 words, this Capeverdean Creole dictionary, An Original work by Manuel Da Luz Gonçalves, defines the Kriolu Language through Idiomatic expressions, providing true authenticity and integrity.
Straightforward for anyone interested in learning about the language of Cape Verde, the book gives a sense of history and culture while maintaining a contemporary look and feel.
Designed to be visually appealing, the dictionary contains striking photography of authentic Capeverdean artifacts& scenery. Adding to its validity and honoring this publication, the foreword was written by the president of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonsefa.’