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Aether
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Latin Latin Dictionary

Post by Aether » Sun Nov 28, 2010 4:00 pm

I would like to know if there's a Latin to Latin Dictionary available. I'm much impressed by the Lingua Latina's explanatary notes, and I'm wondering there's indeed a Latin-Latin Dictionary already been published before.

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Re: Latin Latin Dictionary

Post by adrianus » Sun Nov 28, 2010 4:58 pm

http://www.uni-mannheim.de/mateo/camenaref/ducange.html
or http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=glossarium for Du Cange
A number exist published before the 17th century (some available in Early English Books Online: http://eebo.chadwyck.com/home).
Sunt alia dictionaria ante saeculum septimum decimum prodita (et per EEBO inveniantur).
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.

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Re: Latin Latin Dictionary

Post by Smythe » Tue Nov 30, 2010 8:03 pm

Thanks, Adrianus. That link is super-neat. I'd been wondering the same thing myself over the last week or two, since I think that when I look up words, it would help if it was Latin-to-Latin. Unfortunately, the DuCange glossary probably isn't for me. It isn't easily searchable nor does it seem to be complete (e.g. puella, pudendus, largiri are missing or are not defined). Also, looks like some definitions require the reader to have a good grounding in ancient Greek. Of course, the real problem is probably me since I really don't know Latin well enough yet.

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Re: Latin Latin Dictionary

Post by adrianus » Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:35 pm

Don't forget about this (as I did), Victionarium:
Noli hoc negligere (sicut ego):
http://la.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?ti ... ina&from=A

non minùs Dictionarium Johannis de Garlandia (qui Dictionarii nomen finxit, ut credo):
http://www.uni-giessen.de/gloning/at/jo ... narius.pdf
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.

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Re: Latin Latin Dictionary

Post by cb » Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:23 am

hi, you can also have a look at this previous thread on latin to latin dictionaries:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=8491

cheers, chad :)

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Re: Latin Latin Dictionary

Post by Smythe » Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:32 pm

Wow! John Garland's dictionary looks like it would make a great reader!

Thanks for the link.

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