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The Doha Historical Dictionary of Arabic

Government of Doha, Ministry of Education, Doha Institute of Graduate Studies | https://www.dohadictionary.org/#/

A Pan-Arab etymological dictionary and historical lexicon of the Arabic language as it has developed over the last two millennia. The work details the origins of every word in its corpus and record the transformations in each word’s meaning, in addition to the location of its first appearance. To achieve this, the Doha Historical Dictionary of Arab... View more

Languages
Arabic (Monolingual)

MOINOLINGUAL industry and historical terms in field of bookbinding, providing clear & simple definitions

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English (Monolingual)

This dictionary contains approximately 8000 terms related to traditional Japanese architecture and gardens, painting, sculpture and art-historical iconography from approximately the 1st century A.D. to the end of the Edo period (1868). Terms from related fields such as lacquer, ceramics, textiles and metalwork have been included where they are cons... View more

Languages
Japanese
English

Published by the International Center for the Study of Preservation and restoration of Cultural Property, this is specialised Ara>English dictionary in PDF format, with an introduction about methodology used.

Languages
Arabic
English

A collection of Naval slang, abbreviations, legends and historical tit-bits which was originally compiled by Commander A. Covey-Crump, RN, a former Naval Assistant to the Chief of Naval Information. The first edition appeared on 17th May, 1955. It is re-produced here and provides a valuable resource for researchers looking for answers to many histo... View more

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English (Monolingual)

Dear translators, Here you will find a free Czech-German glossary. There are a lot of botanical, technical, historical, medical and other terms. Have a lot of fun with it. Martina

Languages
Czech
German

The site offers the English translation and the romanization of Korean studies terms.

Languages
Korean
English

The Thesaurus of Korean Historical Terms is a reference for looking up terms effectively. It contains index and search words, and also defines various relations (similar, related, and hierarchical) between terms.

Languages
Korean
English

Here is a collection of over 300 descriptions of the parts of the steam locomotive compiled to assist locomotive enthusiasts to further their knowledge of the most remarkable mechanical machine ever created by man. Although it is based on UK practice and design, it has much of interest to world wide readers and it includes some historical notes ab... View more

Languages
English (Monolingual)

English monolingual glossary of historical terms

Languages
English (Monolingual)

More than 4200 place names with all versions in Estonian, English, French, German, Finnish, Russian, local languages. In addition historical names and a vast amount of pronunciations. Site mostly in Estonian.

Languages
Many languages

Terms commonly found in French Canadian geneological records, with some brief explanations or historical/cultural notes, and English equivalents listed.

Languages
French
French Middle (ca.1400-1600)
English
French

Multilingual Glossary on Historical Castles

Consorzio Salvaguardia Castelli Storici Friuli Venezia Giulia | http://www.consorziocastelli.it/esp...

Multilingual glossary on terms related to historical castles and fortifications.

Glossary of terms used in Islamic Medical Manuscripts

Emilie Savage-Smith, Senior Research Associate, The Oriental Institute, University of Oxford | http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/arabic/g...

The meaning of historical terms relating to medieval medicine and book making. The Arabic is transliterated in Latin letters

Languages
Arabic
English
English

Comprehensive dictionary of musical terms and names from many languages.

Includes musical terms entered from various languages - mostly European; all explanations are in English. Enriched with notations and charts, apart from etymological and historical background of the terms used.

"dolmetsch online" The Dolmetsch family has dev... View more

Languages
Many languages

Dictionary of Theology

Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry | http://www.carm.net/dictionary.htm

A brief dictionary of terms in English, mainly from (evangelical) Christian contexts, with some historical terms - about 384 entries that include Christian, occult, and New Age terms.

Languages
English (Monolingual)

Words from many oriental languages related to the carpets, as well as some relevant historical and geographical information.

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English
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Ottoman-Turkish dictionary

Languages
English
Ottoman
Turkish
English
Ottoman
Turkish

This provides a summary of most of the units of measurement to be found in use around the world today (and a few of historical interest), together with the appropriate conversion factors needed to change them into 'standard' unit of the SI.

Languages
English (Monolingual)

Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER | http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/fa...

Languages
English
Navajo

2000. Database-driven Web site, with A-Z index. The TGN is a structured vocabulary of more than 1,000,000 geographic names, including vernacular and historical names, coordinates, and place types, focusing on places important for the study of art and architecture.

Languages
English (Monolingual)

This dictionary and wordlist translates ancient nautical and maritime terms to and from English to various languages, dead and living. It is a reference work for researchers, etymologists and those who have an interest in traditional, historic and ancient sailing craft. The bias is on the Northern European languages so far, but those included are: ... View more

Languages
Many languages

Extensive glossary of Old Bulgarian words that are preserved in Modern Bulgarian, along side with the Eastern analogies. The source words are not in Cyrilic, thus te user has to be familiar with the Bulgarian. The glossary is an excellent source for students of linguistics as well as reference for scollars of comparative grammar and historians. T... View more

Languages
Bulgarian
English

Monolingual index of some 8,000 French rhetorical expressions (idiomatic, historical, literary, etc.), illustrated with examples. Click on "Index" to begin using.

Languages
French (Monolingual)

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