Preservation and Access: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Period of Performance

7/1/2008 - 6/30/2012

Funding Totals

$332,112.00 (approved)
$332,112.00 (awarded)

Kinyarwanda-Swahili-English Dictionary on the Kamusi Model

FAIN: PW-50143-08

Kamusi Project USA (Brooklyn, NY 11232-3115)
Geoffrey N. Rugege (Project Director: July 2007 to August 2009)
Mica Gould (Project Director: August 2009 to July 2010)
Martin Benjamin (Project Director: July 2010 to September 2012)

Development of a Web-based trilingual dictionary for Kinyarwanda, Swahili, and English. The two African languages are widely spoken in East and Central Africa. Online collaboration tools would facilitate lexicographical work and allow users to propose additions, subject to editorial approval.

The Project will develop a Kinyarwanda-Swahili-English internet based trilingual dictionary.