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Literary & Linguistic: Linguistic Links
Over 600,000 definitions. Facility for wildcard, keyword and stem of acronym searches. Most common meanings listed first.
- Alpha Dictionary Language Directory
Links to online dictionaries covering 286 languages.
A guide to the meaning of 12,000 first names. International coverage.
- Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Includes American English / French/English, Spanish/English, Idioms, Phrasal Verbs and Learner's dictionaries.
- Dictionary of the Scots Language / Dictionar o the Scots Leid
Combines Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue and Scottish National Dictionary and covers period from 12th century to present. Searches possible by headword, geographical area, date, author, title of work, etc.
Contains English dictionaries, thesauri, specialist dictionaries, word translators and crossword solvers.
Details on 6,800 languages including bibliography and publications.
- Institute of Translation and Interpreting
Directory can be searched for translators, interpreters or corporate members. Search options for work between particular languages and for specialist subjects and services.
- Language Automation
Links to specialist glossaries arranged by language.
Guide to the alphabets, writing systems and logographic
systems of the world. Includes representations of individual letters, ancient languages and alternative writing systems such as Braille.
- Opaui Guide to Acronyms, Abbreviations & Initialisations
Includes lists of abbreviations by area of activity.
- Sabhal Mor Ostaig Gaelic College
Includes a Gaelic Terminology Database, lists of full-time and distance learning courses and links to other Gaelic Internet sites.
- Scottish Place-Name Society
Includes place-name notes and queries grouped by county.
A site based on Roget's Thesaurus. Contains synonyms, antonyms, advice on grammar and English usage and crosswords.
Disclaimer: Links to reference sites are for guidance only. While Clackmannanshire Libraries attempts to maintain and monitor the currency and accuracy of linked reference sites it does not accept responsibility for their content, which may be subject to change.