A Latin Dictionary, Lewis & Short (1879)

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

On-line version of this dicitonary is available on Latinitium web-site.


Current version is v1.3 (October 25, 2019). Format Slob is recommended for GoldenDict, read documentation about other dictionary shells.



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

States and limitations

Quality of the TEI files is not high, incorrectly marked up articles are numerous.


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Text provided by Perseus Digital Library, with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities. Original version available for viewing and download at http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/