Maria Odulio de Guzman

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This article is about a Filipino lexicographer. For the Filipino actress, see Malou de Guzman.

Maria Odulio de Guzman was a teacher, educator, principal, writer, and author. She was the first Filipino female principal of a secondary school in the Philippines. She worked as a teacher at the Nueva Ecija High School in Nueva Ecija, Philippines from 1918 to 1928. She received her education from Radford State Teacher's College in the Virginia, United States. She was a professor at the Philippine Normal College.[1] She was a compiler and author of several multilingual dictionaries in Tagalog (Filipino), Spanish, and English. She was also a translator of Jose Rizal's Noli me Tangere and a co-translator of El filibusterismo, another novel by Rizal.[2]

Works[edit]

Among the dictionaries M.O. de Guzman authored include:[3]

  • English-Tagalog-Spanish and Tagalog-English Vocabulary, (with co-author Domingo de Guzman, Quezon City, Pressman, 1963, 228 pages)
  • An English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English Dictionary (1966)
  • New Tagalog-English English-Tagalog (1966)
  • New English-Filipino Filipino-English Dictionary (1968)
  • English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English Dictionary (1966)
  • New English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English Dictionary (1968)
  • The New Filipino-English/English-Filipino Dictionary (January 1, 1968)
  • Bagong Diksiyonaryo: Pilipino-Ingles, Ingles-Pilipino (1968)
  • Diksiyunaryo Pilipino-Ingles Pilipino (Pilipino-English-Pilipino Dictionary) (1970)
  • An English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English Dictionary (1979)
  • English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English Dictionary (1982)
  • An English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English Dictionary (January 1, 1988)
  • English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English Dictionary (January 1, 1993)
  • English-Tagalog and Tagalog-English (2000)
  • New Tagalog-English Dictionary (2006)
  • Bagong Talatinigan: Pilipino-Ingles Ingles-Pilipino ISBN 971-08-1745-0

Mga Akdang Isinalin

  • El Filibusterismo ni Dr. Jose Rizal
  • Noli Me Tangere ni Dr. Jose Rizal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boynton, Victoria and Jo Malin. Encyclopedia of Women's Autobiography: K-Z, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005 ISBN 0-313-32739-4, ISBN 978-0-313-32739-1, 625 pages, page 462–463
  2. ^ National Artist Virgilio Almario's Lecture on Rizal, FilipinoWriter.com, June 19, 2008
  3. ^ Maria Odulio de Guzman, Amazon.com