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  • Jun 08, 2011
  • 01:22 PM

After 25 years of work, dictionary set for release

Thomas Kean / Myanmar Times
FOR Mr Tobias Esche, June 2011 will be a momentous month. In the mid-1980s, his grandparents, Dr Annemarie Esche and Dr Otto Esche, began full-time work on the first German-Myanmar dictionary – a labour of love that, almost three decades and 70,000 entries later, is about to begin hitting a handful of bookstore shelves in Asia and Europe.

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