July 06, 2003

boatload of dictionaries

if you ever had the need to look up the word "ice cream" in tsalagi (cherokee), the i love languages site's dictionaries resource is the first place you ought to look. its got dictionaries for sign language, lingua franca (extinct pidgin-style european language), english-finnish fortran 90, indonesian, maori, horse anatomy, romani, russian/swahili, tree dictionary--a whole boatload of them. many are very specific technical dictionaries. by the way "ice cream" in cherokee is "a-(ga)-da-tlv-da-u-ne-s-da-la".


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