A Latin Dictionary, Lewis & Short (1879)

Well known classic LatinEnglish dictionary. See also its simplified version “An Elementary Latin Dictionary” (Lewis, 1890).

On-line versions of this dicitonary are available in several places:


Download files compiled for dictionary shells. Format Slob is recommended for GoldenDict, read documentation about other dictionary shells.

Version in DSL (ABBYY Lingvo) format can be found in the Dadako’ Knigohran.



Original dictionary was published in 1879, and transcribed in 1997:

  1. Lewis, Charlton T.; Short, Charles. A Latin Dictionary. Perseus Project, Tufts University, 1997. (Revision 1.2 by 2014-07-09) URL: https://github.com/PerseusDL/lexica/tree/master/CTS_XML_TEI/perseus/pdllex/lat/ls
  2. GitHub repository of Perseus Project. URL: https://github.com/PerseusDL/lexica/tree/master/CTS_XML_TEI/perseus/pdllex/lat/ls


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