Favorite Latin Dictionary

By brenton, in 'Latin Language Resources', Oct 16, 2016.

  1. brenton New Member

    Do you have a favorite online English/Latin dictionary you use most often? If so, which one?

    Thank you
  2. Pacifica grammaticissima

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  3. gedwimere Active Member

    Last edited by gedwimere, Oct 16, 2016
  4. Cinefactus Censor

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    litore aureo
    As long as you check the back translation, Whitaker's Words is very quick to look up.
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  5. Abbatiſſæ Scriptor Senex

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  6. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    What, do "A Copious and Critical English-Latin Dictionary" and "A Copious and Critical English-Latin Lexicon" not look similar in name to you?
  7. Abbatiſſæ Scriptor Senex

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    Diſturbingly ſimilaro_O but I do tend to rely on Smith & Hall.
  8. Aurifex Aedilis

    • Aedilis
    I've mentioned and cited Riddle and Arnold's lexicon several times, I think. That and Smith's dictionary are both useful. I suspect more comprehensive English-Latin dictionaries than these will never be written.

    I've got an early 18th century Sallust that once belonged to Arnold.
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  9. Pacifica grammaticissima

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    Oh, sorry; somehow I thought your "confused" face was for Gedwimere calling them "similar in name", rather than for the similarity itself.
  10. Big Horn Member

    Cody, WY, U.S.
    At the beginning of the preface to Smith & Hall the authors quickly dismiss Riddle and Arnold. That, along with the almost identical names, makes me wonder if there was something deeper and more personal.

    I have only used Smith & Hall, which I own, so I'm unable to comment further.

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