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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language.

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  • No division of literature, perhaps, would serve better as a kind of chrestomathy for illustrating the positions on which the scheme of this series is based.
  • He will be entertained by the chrestomathy of Bokhari; he will be entranced by the story of the winsome and dainty Bidasari.
  • During a sojourn in the Baltic region he collected texts of spoken Lithuanian and organized them into a grammar and chrestomathy.
  • For instance, Nestle's classic Syriac grammar and chrestomathy lacks many of the features that make Zammit's so helpful for students at this stage. for more
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