A. Ed. Schmidgall-Tellings

The late A. Ed. Schmidgall-Tellings was a freelance translator and author of many books and articles on the Indonesian language.

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This second edition of A Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary brings the highly successful first edition up to date with hundreds of new entries in business, law, and finance, as well as specialized terminology in the fields of technology, engineering, mining, and construction.

“This substantial dictionary continues to be the most authoritative and comprehensive Indonesian dictionary available. Libraries supporting Asian studies, international business, and international travel will want to have this resource on hand for their patrons.”

American Reference Books Annual (Review of the Second Edition)




This major new dictionary is the most modern and inclusive Indonesian-English dictionary available. The product of more than twenty years of research and documentation of the Indonesian language and culture, A Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary is designed to be as user-friendly as possible. Root words, meanings, proverbs, and idioms, compounds that begin with the root word, and derivatives are given.

“One can only guess at the effort which has gone into this magnum opus…this massive new contribution to Indonesian lexicography.... There is not space to discuss all the many features of this dictionary.... The book, besides being massive, is beautifully produced and reflects credit on the Ohio University Press and the American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce as well as the compilers.”

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society