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Language Resources: Find dictionaries

This guide will help you find resources in a specific languages


Use with caution!

Wikipedia is not peer reviewed. Great for a quick overview but MUST NOT be cited in assignments. Go to the original source instead.

To find dictionaries in a language of your choice go to Advanced search in OneSearch.. Begin by selecting the Title  or the Subject field and using dictionaries as your search word. Alternatively, if you are looking for a specific title, search with that title. Then use the Language drop-down option to select the language you need:



Many multilingual dictionaries are freely available online. You might like to try:


Offers a comprehensive set of resources for the study of the languages of the world ancient and modern.

Credo Reference is an online reference library providing access to a large number of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and other reference books. Subjects covered include art, biography, history, literature, music, religion, and science and technology.‎


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The Reid Library Reference Collection includes dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference material, and is located on the third floor of the Reid Library. See Area 15 on the floor map:


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