ipl2

WordCount

WordCount

WordCount??? “presents the 86,800 most frequently used English words” and ranks them in order of commonality. Data is colleceted “from the British National Corpus??, a 100 million word collection of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent an accurate cross-section of current English usage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English

English-to-Greek Word Search Results

English-to-Greek Word Search Results

Search for English words in the definitions of Greek-English lexica via the Perseus Project.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Greek; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Greek-English; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Greek

Hungarian Verbs

Hungarian Verbs

Some of the many different verb tenses and forms of Hungarian verbs, provided in a handy chart for students’ reference.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hungarian; Reference; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hungarian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

The Middle English Compendium

The Middle English Compendium

“The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources.” Th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

LangCanada

LangCanada

Educational resources aimed at teaching English and French as second languages. The site is available in both English and French and provides teaching and learning materials, research on bilingualism and a list of accredited training organizations.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English

The Internet Living Swahili Dictionaries

The Internet Living Swahili Dictionaries

Browse or search three dictionaries: English-Swahili, Swahili-English, and Russian-Swahili. This project, sponsored by an international organization for linguistic research and community service, also offers specialized Swahili vocabulary lists and downloadable text files of the dictionaries.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swahili; Reference–Dictionaries–Non-English

Arild Hauge’s Runes and Viking Page

Arild Hauge’s Runes and Viking Page

Brief introductions to Norse/Germanic runes and the people who used them.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Swahili Pronunciation Guide

Swahili Pronunciation Guide

How to pronounce Swahili, with examples in .wav format.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swahili; Our World–Languages Around The World–Swahili; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Korean History: A Bibliography

Korean History: A Bibliography

A searchable scholarly bibliography divided into mostly chronological sections, with a few others such as Music, Women, and Martial Arts. With History, General, and Topical indexes.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Korean; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Korean

The People’s Dictionary

The People’s Dictionary

A free English-Swedish dictionary that is downloadable and maintained by its users. Dictionary is maintained and edited in part through non-expert user contributions and ratings.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swedish; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries

Kids Go Wild

Kids Go Wild

“Hey, Kids! Ready for a wild adventure? Thought so! Then find out what’s going on around the world in the Wild News section. And, if you want to see and learn about really cool animals, check out Wild Animal Facts. Like games? Then test your skills and creativity by playing in our online Wild Arcade. And that’s not all… KidsGoWild.com also gives …
Subject: Math And Science–Animals

Isabelle Jones

Isabelle Jones

News, research, resources, and views on teaching foreign languages by a British language teacher who is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and German. Topics include learning and teaching techniques and relevant resources for language teachers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German; Education–Teachers & Administrators; Education Blogs

Word Magic Translation Dictionary – Spanish–English

Word Magic Translation Dictionary – Spanish–English

The translation dictionary for Spanish and English is very comprehensive. Every hyperlinked entry contains the various parts of speech, synonyms, an audio clip of the pronunciation, a complete list of verb conjugations, and “conceptually-related expressions.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Spanish-English

University of Virginia Chinese Text Initiative

University of Virginia Chinese Text Initiative

A site for classic Chinese literature. As of 2008, the site has over 300 Tang Poems and poetry from authors Gu Yao Yan, Shi Jing, Hong Lou Meng, and Yu Xuan Ji. Literature is available in both English and Chinese.
Subject: Arts And Humanities–Online Texts–Classical Chinese Texts; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese

The LINGUIST List

The LINGUIST List

Contains extensive information about on- and off-line linguistic resources, a searchable archive of the e-mail discussion list, plus Ask a Linguist, “designed to be a place where anyone interested in language or linguistics can ask a question and get the response of a professional.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Linguistics

Learning Vocabulary Fun

Learning Vocabulary Fun

Educational resources for learning English vocabulary by playing a variety of interactive word games and tips for test preparation. Also includes articles about dyslexia and studying vocabulary through classic literature.
Subject: Education–English As A Second Language (ESL); Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone; Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reference–Homework Help; Reading And Writing–Writing Instruction; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–College–Test Preparation; School And Homework Help–English As A Second Language (ESL)

Verb Conjugation

Verb Conjugation

Enter the infinitive of a French verb, and this site will conjugate it for you.
It uses the INFL Analyzer to do this.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Our World–Languages Around The World–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

ARTFL Project: French-English Dictionary Form

ARTFL Project: French-English Dictionary Form

Online French-English dictionary containing about 75,000 terms.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–French-English; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars

Grammar of German

Grammar of German

Get the basics of German grammar, including gender, case, modifiers and plurals with simple graphs.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German; Reference; Our World–Languages Around The World–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars

Jennifer’s Language Page

Jennifer’s Language Page

Translations for several basic words and phrases in hundreds of languages including indigenous languages. No pronunciation guide.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–Multilingual Translation Dictionaries; Our World–Languages Around The World; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

The Columbia Guide to Standard American English

The Columbia Guide to Standard American English

“A vigorous assessment of how our language is best written and spoken and how we can use it most effectively, this guide is the ideal handbook of language etiquette: friendly, sensible, reliable, and fun to read. Its 6,500 entries contain thousands of examples, both descriptive and prescriptive, and feature 4,300 hyperlinked cross-references.” Sear …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English

Start Learning American Sign Language

Start Learning American Sign Language

Includes an American Sign Language dictionary and video lessons. Also has information about deaf history and deaf culture.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–American Sign Language; Our World–Languages Around The World–American Sign Language; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing American Sign Language; Languages–American Sign Language

NHK World Japanese Lessons in English

NHK World Japanese Lessons in English

Online Japanese Lessons for all ages. Contains videos, cartoons, MP3’s, and a PDF textbook for download. Lessons for beginner and intermediate speakers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Japanese; Our World–Languages Around The World–Japanese

On-Line Chinese Tools

On-Line Chinese Tools

The dictionary feature on this site allows you to look up Chinese from pinyin or English. This site contains some additional great features such as Chinese flashcards, a Western-Chinese calendar converter, and a Chinese namer.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese

Virdainas – A S??dovian Dictionary

Virdainas – A S??dovian Dictionary

Virdainas is the dictionary for the S??dovian language. The dictionary lists words from English to S??dovian and vice versa. Under a section called Conversation, common S??dovian phrases are translated into English.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Other Non-English Languages

WordReference.com

WordReference.com

Word Reference.com is an online translation dictionary for multiple languages. It also includes a verb conjugator and if you can’t find what you need in the dictionary, there are forums where users discuss the meaning of words and phrases in context and greater detail.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Italian; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–French-English; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–German-English; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Greek-English; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Italian-English; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Japanese-English; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Polish-English; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Russian-English; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Spanish-English; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Spanish; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Italian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Portuguese; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Russian

Language Learning Library

Language Learning Library

Very easy-to-use site with basic instruction in several foreign languages. Covers parts of speech, common phrases, etc. Provides pronunciation key, and basic cultural information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Japanese; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Italian; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Portuguese; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Russian

Wordnik

Wordnik

Provides information about words, where they come from, what they mean, how to pronounce them, related words, examples, statistics, images from Flickr, and even how they were used in Twitter.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reference–Dictionaries; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Dictionaries

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram Alpha quickly locates facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data. Use the “Examples” page to browse and see all the different topics covered.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Book Lists & Awards; Health & Medical Sciences; Reference–Geography; Reference–Genealogy; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Computers & Internet; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy; Reference–Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–History; Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Engineering; Business & Economics–Finance; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Regional & Country Information; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Reference–Quotations; Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Calendars; Reference–Census Data & Demographics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; Clubs And Organizations; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; Money And Work–Personal Finance–Saving And Investment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference; School And Homework Help–College; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

A Bibliography of Literary Theory, Criticism, and Philology

A Bibliography of Literary Theory, Criticism, and Philology

Bibliography with over 20,000 entries dedicated to the study of literary theory and criticism of authors writing in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Also covers linguistics, cultural studies, discourse analysis, and general philology.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Linguistics; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism

The Book of Cliches

The Book of Cliches

This source is all about cliches, how to use them and when to use them. It has extensive lists on different cliches for the same thought. This source has an introduction, lists of cliches, awards the site has won, about the author, links to other sites, and contact information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English

Lexicons of Early Modern English

Lexicons of Early Modern English

Collection of early English dictionaries and lexicons, searchable by keyword. Free public access includes basic keyword searching and bibliographic information on the lexicons, including author, date, publication, and edition information. Also includes citations for reviews and scholarly criticism of each lexicon.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–15th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reference–Dictionaries–English

Digital Dialects

Digital Dialects

Free online tutorials for over 50 languages teach basic vocabulary and verb use. Audio lessons and interactive games make learning a new language more fun than ever before. Learn words in Spanish, French, German, English, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Russian and more. Requires use of Flash Player.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics

VOA Pronounciation Guide

VOA Pronounciation Guide

Can’t pronounce those foreign names you hear on the news? Use the VOA Pronunciation Guide to sound sophisticated! Provides pronunciation key and a short MP3 audio clip (to download) for hundreds of names in current international news.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Reference–News & Current Events

Internet Anagram Server (I, Rearrangement Servant)

Internet Anagram Server (I, Rearrangement Servant)

A form-based resource which will create anagrams (“a word or phrase made by transposing the letters of another word or phrase”). Fun but also revealing: includes an FAQ on how it works, fun facts about anagrams, and a Hall of Fame submitted by users. Also supports an email-based service: “Send a blank message to the wordserver at wsmith@wordsmi …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Puzzles & Word Games; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Bahasa Indonesia

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Bahasa Indonesia

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, PC World, and Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, this innovative approach to learning Bahasa Indonesia allows you to practice –via e-mail, text chat, and voice chat– with native speakers of Bahasa Indonesia who are learning your native language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Indonesian

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Gaelic (Scottish)

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Gaelic (Scottish)

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, PC World, and Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, this innovative approach to learning Gaelic (Scottish) allows you to practice –via e-mail, text chat, and voice chat– with native speakers of Gaelic (Scottish) who are learning your native language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Gaelic

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Gaelic (Irish)

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Gaelic (Irish)

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, PC World, and Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, this innovative approach to learning Gaelic (Irish) allows you to practice –via e-mail, text chat, and voice chat– with native speakers of Gaelic (Irish) who are learning your native language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Gaelic

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hawaiian

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hawaiian

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, PC World, and Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, this innovative approach to learning Hawaiian allows you to practice –via e-mail, text chat, and voice chat– with native speakers of Hawaiian who are learning your native language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hawaiian

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hungarian

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hungarian

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, PC World, and Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, this innovative approach to learning Hungarian allows you to practice –via e-mail, text chat, and voice chat– with native speakers of Hungarian who are learning your native language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hungarian

Irish Gaelic Translator.com

Irish Gaelic Translator.com

Features Irish-to-English and English-to-Irish translation services done by volunteers, most of whom study Irish Gaelic as a hobby. It also includes resources for learning (and pronouncing) Irish Gaelic, and additional information about the language.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Gaelic

Let’s learn Hangeul

Let’s learn Hangeul

Presents educational information for English speakers who learn the Korean language, Hangeul. It consists of 10 chapters including grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation each with audio files and scripts.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Korean; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Korea

English-Spanish Accounting and Financial Dictionaries

English-Spanish Accounting and Financial Dictionaries

Look up the Spanish translation for a wide-range of English financial and accounting terms at this site. A free service of Trusted Translations Inc., a provider of professional Spanish translation services.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Spanish-English

Native Languages of the Americas

Native Languages of the Americas

Operated by a small non-profit, this site has online materials for over 800 indigenous Native American languages across the Western Hemisphere. In addition to the information on the site itself, there is a fairly extensive links section for more about Native American languages.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Other Non-English Languages

The AlphaDictionary Site: Dr. Goodword’s Office

The AlphaDictionary Site: Dr. Goodword’s Office

Provides a “wealth of selected and annotated links to dictionaries, grammars, articles, newspapers, and other resources in more than 300 different languages.” Includes fun word games and various teachers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; School And Homework Help–Homework Help

English to Latin

English to Latin

This site, produced by the University of Notre Dame, is an English to Latin translation dictionary. Simply type in the English word and press enter. It does not work Latin to English.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Latin; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Latin-English

My Hebrew Name

My Hebrew Name

“Have you ever wondered what your name is in Hebrew? ‘My Hebrew Name’ is an online database to lookup, view, print, and save your Hebrew name. Your Hebrew name is displayed using the Hebrew characters with nikud (vowels). All names are displayed using graphics, so Hebrew fonts are not required. Access to the database is free!”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hebrew; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–Multilingual Translation Dictionaries; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hebrew

Repeat After Us

Repeat After Us

Online language lab with a library of English language text and audio clips intended to help people with their language skills.
Subject: Education–Adult Education; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Functional Literacy; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Education–Alternative Education

Bonjour de France

Bonjour de France

Learn French Online! You can find all kinds of help with this French language tool: grammar, vocabulary, games and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

Alpha Dictionary Language Directory

Alpha Dictionary Language Directory

A directory of Internet sites that offer tutorials, lessons, dictionaries, and other ways of learning grammars in a variety of world languages. Organized alphabetically by language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–Multilingual Translation Dictionaries; Reference–Dictionaries–Non-English

Foreign Languages for Travelers

Foreign Languages for Travelers

Are you studying a foreign language? Would you like to learn how to say “yes” or “please” in dozens of languages? At the Travlang site, you can listen to basic words and phrases, such as numbers and “thank you,” being said in over 60 languages.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–Multilingual Translation Dictionaries; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Swedish Grammar

Swedish Grammar

“This grammar is (being) written by Leif Stensson, and is a part of the Language and Linguistics pages at the academic computer society Lysator at Link??ping University in Sweden.” In progress.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swedish; Reference–Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Useful Swahili Words

Useful Swahili Words

Learn common Swahili words in this page by a native speaker; pronunciations are offered in .ra and .mp3 formats.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swahili; Our World–Languages Around The World–Swahili; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Swedish idioms in painfully literal translation

Swedish idioms in painfully literal translation

“Aficionados of the Swedish language like to collect idioms and amuse each other by translating them literally.” Accepts submissions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swedish; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Humor; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Comparative CyberLexicon: English-Spanish

Comparative CyberLexicon: English-Spanish

Contains alphabetical list of computer terminology in English to Spanish, there are no definitions provided however it does link to glossaries and dictionaries.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Computers & Internet–Cyberculture; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Spanish-English

Reglas gramaticales

Reglas gramaticales

Spanish grammatical rules from the Spanish CALL project: the first three and last two links on the page explain rules in English, while the rest are written in Spanish.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Spanish

Learn Spanish

Learn Spanish

A collection of Spanish glossaries and vocabulary lists, with some information about verbs. Hundreds of useful expressions to use in everyday conversation.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Spanish

An Introduction to Russian

An Introduction to Russian

A place for the beginner to learn Russian, focusing on but not limited to the alphabet.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Russian; Our World–Languages Around The World–Russian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Russian

1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters

1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters

A collection of over 2000 international tongue twisters in more than 100 languages. Several of the entries have translations. Accepts contributions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Humor; Our World–Languages Around The World; Fun Stuff–Jokes & Riddles; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Wit And Humor

Romanian (Limba Rom??n??)

Romanian (Limba Rom??n??)

Learn the Romanian alphabet! (Well, the Romanian modifications of the Roman alphabet.)
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanian; Our World–Languages Around The World–Romanian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Romanian – English Dictionary

Romanian – English Dictionary

Online Romanian English Dictionary.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Other Non-English Languages; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

The Mohawk Language Standardization Project

The Mohawk Language Standardization Project

“In August 1993, the Mohawk Language Standardisation Conference met at Tyendinaga to decide on a standard, written form of Mohawk. The conference was co-sponsored by the six Mohawk First Nations and supported by the Ontario ministries of Education and Training, of Citizenship, and of Culture, Tourism and Recreation.” This is the report of that conf …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Other Non-English Languages

Short Portuguese Lessons

Short Portuguese Lessons

Learn a bit of Portuguese online!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Portuguese; Our World–Languages Around The World–Portuguese; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Brazilian Portuguese Language

Brazilian Portuguese Language

Grammar and vocabulary of Brazilian Portuguese for English speakers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Portuguese; Our World–Languages Around The World–Portuguese; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Portuguese

Chinese Characters Dictionary Web

Chinese Characters Dictionary Web

Search multiple online Chinese character dictionaries at once. You can search by Big5 character code, GB character code, English meaning, or bushou (radical).
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese

Zhongwen.com: Chinese Characters and Culture

Zhongwen.com: Chinese Characters and Culture

“This website counters the simplistic myth of character inferiority by translating traditional Chinese character etymologies into English to show how Chinese themselves have used and understood the symbols they created.” All characters in GIF format. Uses frames. Also has lists of Chinese dynasties, Chinese names of famous Chinese-Americans, common …
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese; Our World–Languages Around The World–Chinese; Reference–Dictionaries; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Lin Yutang’s Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage

Lin Yutang’s Chinese-English Dictionary of Modern Usage

Web version of the original 1972 print version. The online version uses Hanyu Pinyin for romanization, with some Zuyin Fuhao support.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Your Name in Hawaiian

Your Name in Hawaiian

Find out the Hawai`ian equivalent of your given name!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hawaiian; Arts & Humanities–Culture–General Interest; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hawaiian; Fun Stuff–Other Fun Stuff; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Japanese-Online

Japanese-Online

Allows Japanese learners to find and talk to one another, as well as seek language exchange relationships with Japanese speakers, and Japanese speakers to find language exchange partners to study with.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Japanese; Our World–Languages Around The World–Japanese; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Hawaiian Dictionaries

Hawaiian Dictionaries

Online access to the Pukui/Elbert and M??maka Kaiao Hawaiian-English Dictionaries. Enter a word into the text field and receive its meaning.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hawaiian; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hawaiian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Treasures from the Saxon State Library

Treasures from the Saxon State Library

In English. The Library of Congress hosts this site that includes short narrative histories interspersed with scans of materials such as letters, paintings, and books. The histories begin around medieval times and end around 1875.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Fine Arts And Humanities Libraries; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German–Literature

Spanish Courses Abroad

Spanish Courses Abroad

This website allows you to match your needs and requirements for a Spanish course abroad to reliable organizations in Central and South America and Spain. Each program provides general program information, pricing information, similar courses,and housing information. Users can browse by location or by type of program.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Education–Vocational Education

Oggi E Domani

Oggi E Domani

Online Italian course; best suited either for someone who knows a little Italian already, or for someone supplementing real-time instruction. Offers interactive exercises.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Italian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Italian

Bahasa Indonesia in 7 Days

Bahasa Indonesia in 7 Days

If you’re only going to need Indonesian for a short period of time, this is the site for you! Learn quick building-blocks of speech that will cut down your need for phrase books and still be easy to learn in a few days.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Indonesian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

I Dialetti Italiani

I Dialetti Italiani

Italian dialects, with a description and a map to show where what is spoken. The information on the page itself is good.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Italian; Our World–Languages Around The World–Italian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Italian

Hungarian Lessons for Beginners with Puzzles and Quizzes

Hungarian Lessons for Beginners with Puzzles and Quizzes

Also includes sound files, a discussion of the Hungarian alphabet, and links to a few reference sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hungarian; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hungarian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Hindi 101 at Syracuse University

Hindi 101 at Syracuse University

Language lessons meant to supplement, not replace, real-time instruction. Also includes animated GIFs of how to write Devanagari script.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hindi; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

MTA SZTAKI: English-Hungarian, Hungarian-English Online Dictionary

MTA SZTAKI: English-Hungarian, Hungarian-English Online Dictionary

One of the Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA STZAKI)’s online translating dictionaries.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hungarian; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Reference–Dictionaries; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hungarian; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Hindi Grammar

Hindi Grammar

A clearly organized collection of notes by a student for students.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hindi; Reference–Grammars; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hindi; Reference; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Hebrew Language Teachers’ Toolbox

Hebrew Language Teachers’ Toolbox

A collection of tools that Hebrew language teachers might want to use in working with their students and of ideas and suggestions related to the use of technology in the Hebrew classroom.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hebrew; Education–Teachers & Administrators; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Hebrew Alphabet

Hebrew Alphabet

An explanation of the “alefbet,” or Hebrew alphabet, with pictures of the letters in several different styles of writing and an explanation of their various pronunciations.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hebrew; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Judaism; Our World–Religion–Judaism; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hebrew; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

GR Junction

GR Junction

How to read and write Gwoyeu Romatzyh, a method of representing putonghua (Mandarin Chinese) in ASCII text while indicating tones by variations in spelling. This is probably the easiest method of representing Chinese by a Western keyboard.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Native Tongue – The Language of the Hawaiian Islands

Native Tongue – The Language of the Hawaiian Islands

A brief glossary of several Hawaiian words.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hawaiian; Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Our World–Languages Around The World–Hawaiian; Reference–Dictionaries; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

The Greek Alphabet

The Greek Alphabet

Greek letters, their names, equivalent English letters, and tips for pronouncing those letters which are pronounced differently from the equivalent English letters; designed as part of a series of lessons on Koine (New Testament Greek).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Greek; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Reference–Dictionaries–Non-English; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Greek; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

The Internet Handbook of German Grammar

The Internet Handbook of German Grammar

A concise and comprehensive reference grammar available on the web. The standard grammar and language are anchored in referenced and reviewed literature as it evolves. In a growing trend, the standard language is used also as spoken language.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars

LEO English-German Dictionary

LEO English-German Dictionary

With a collection of over half a million entries and counting, one of the largest and most visited online English-German dictionaries of the World Wide Web. The site has a new vocabulary trainer that requires registration.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German–Dictionaries; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–German-English; Reference–Dictionaries; Our World–Languages Around The World–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars

The Finnish Language

The Finnish Language

A collection of data about Finnish, mostly presented towards English-speakers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Finnish; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

Finnish Pronunciation

Finnish Pronunciation

“How to pronounce Finnish,” for English speakers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Finnish; Our World–Languages Around The World–Finnish; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

First Year French – Digital Audio: French Alphabet

First Year French – Digital Audio: French Alphabet

The sounds given to the letters of the alphabet in French, available in RealAudio format from the University of Texas at Austin.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Our World–Languages Around The World–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

Chinese Syllable Chart – Comparative Romanization

Chinese Syllable Chart – Comparative Romanization

Table of Chinese syllables showing how a given sound is written in Pinyin, Gwoyeu Romatzyh, Wade-Giles, and Yale romanization schemes respectively. Also shows the International Phonetic Alphabet and Zh????y????n F????h????o representations of each sound. Resortable via JavaScript.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese

UK India – Learn Arabic Page

UK India – Learn Arabic Page

A few basic lessons in learning how to read Arabic.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Arabic; Our World–Languages Around The World–Arabic; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

A Small Lexicon of Tsalagi Words

A Small Lexicon of Tsalagi Words

Tsalagi/Cherokee words for animal names, nouns, adjectives, verbs, names and other miscellaneous items compiled by a non-native speaker.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Other Non-English Languages; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

LOGOS Dictionary

LOGOS Dictionary

A searchable dictionary that translates words and phrases amongst English, French, Italian, Estonian and Cantonese.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Italian; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–Multilingual Translation Dictionaries; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese

English Grammar FAQ

English Grammar FAQ

This site is a compilation of the Questions and answers that a Linguistics professor posted to alt.usage.english over the past few years. John Lawler is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. This is a great resource for those who enjoy reading newsgroup postings, and are wanting to learn more about gramm …
Subject: Reference–Style And Writing Guides; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English

Textkit — Greek and Latin Learning Tools

Textkit — Greek and Latin Learning Tools

Provides Greek and Latin grammars, reading material, classical e-books, discussion forums, a newsletter, and other learning resources. These language learning resources are freely downloadable and in public domain.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Greek; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Latin; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Latin; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Greek

French Assistant

French Assistant

“This site helps you learn French online. You can learn and practice FREE using our online French language lessons and unique question generator. It’s free and cool!”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Our World–Languages Around The World–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

Parlez-Vous?

Parlez-Vous?

A collection of links to everything French — Castles, Museums, Cathedrals, Francophone countries, Paris, Canadian links and more.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Reference–Grammars; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–French-English; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Our World–Geography & World Culture; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers; Our World–Languages Around The World–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

Ethnologue

Ethnologue

“The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries… including alternate names, number of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation, and other sociolinguistic and demographic data.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Linguistics

Vocabulary Training

Vocabulary Training

Use this site to help you learn words in French, Spanish, or German. You can work on verb tenses or you can just build your vocabulary in various subject areas. Categories include: Food, Business Vocabulary, and Useful Words.
Subject: Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Our World–Languages Around The World–English; Our World–Languages Around The World–Spanish; Our World–Languages Around The World–German; Our World–Languages Around The World–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Spanish; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Wondering about citations, references, metaphors, grammar, style, or about any other subject that has to do with writing?
Come here. Find APA, MLA, and Turabian style guides, help with academic or professional writing, and more!
Subject: Education–Adult Education; Education–English As A Second Language (ESL); Business & Economics–Employment–Job Searching & Employee Recruiting; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–APA; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–Citations; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–Chicago Manual Of Style/Turabian; Reference–Style And Writing Guides–MLA; Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading And Writing–Writing Instruction; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Report Writing; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Writing Tips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Citations And Copyright–Style Guides And Citations; Money And Work–Job Hunting

GermanForTravellers

GermanForTravellers

If you want to learn some German, there are some free web exercises here, as well as links to other sites for learning German.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German; Our World–Languages Around The World–German; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–German

Armchair Grammarian

Armchair Grammarian

If you are looking for an Online Writing Lab then this website is a great place to start. Find articles that explain, with examples, English grammar and punctuation rules.
Subject: Reference–Style And Writing Guides; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reading And Writing–Writing Instruction

Learn Spanish

Learn Spanish

This comprehensive and easy to understand tutorial covers what you need to know — nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, expressions, and so much more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Our World–Languages Around The World–Spanish; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–Spanish

American Sign Language Browser

American Sign Language Browser

Find a word within their A to Z dictionary and then watch someone perform the sign in American Sign Language. Requires QuickTime to view the videos.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–American Sign Language; Our World–Languages Around The World–American Sign Language; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing American Sign Language

French Language Course

French Language Course

The French Language Course “is intended to allow you to understand written French (newspapers, articles, magazines, signs on the road during your next trip in France, etc.) and to write a letter to a French friend or correspondent.” It is a good introduction to written French.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–French; Our World–Europe–France; Our World–Languages Around The World–French; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Languages–French

Passing Phrase: I Want To Learn Hebrew

Passing Phrase: I Want To Learn Hebrew

“A passing phrase is all about enhancing your current knowledge of spoken Hebrew in a fun and informal way. […] Once a week a new and useful Hebrew phrase will be explained in its context.” Current week’s lesson can be printed or e-mailed; past lessons are archived. From the Jewish Agency for Israel.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hebrew; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

ClicheSite.com

ClicheSite.com

Alphabetical listing of commonly used English phrases and expressions. An explanation/definition is given for each expression. Cliches are also indexed by topical category.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reference–Dictionaries–English

Word Spy

Word Spy

This site is focused on new words, old words, and words that are enjoying a renaissance. It features a new word, definition and citation each day and provides background information about the word and its usage.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reference–Dictionaries–English

Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid

Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid

Search for English definitions of 15,600 Latin words. There is also an accompanying alphabetical wordlist and grammar aid, with examples of translations for the various uses of several noun cases, and the endings for regular nouns, adjectives, active verbs, and present participles. Plenty of links to other Latin dictionary and grammar sites are i …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Languages–Latin; Reference–Grammars; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Latin; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries–Latin-English; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Reference–Language Dictionaries And Grammars; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-Languages

The Word Wizard

The Word Wizard

“We offer you a range of carefully-selected resources, news about words and writing, contributions from well-known writers about aspects of the English language, information about word or phrase origins, a selection of coinages, quotes and insults, as well as our Slang Street, Public Scribe and other areas where you can participate yourself.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English

Evolution of Languages

Evolution of Languages

“We don’t ask ourselves where languages come from because they just seem to be there: French in France, English in England, Chinese in China, Japanese in Japan, and so forth. Yet if we go back only a few thousand years, none of these languages were spoken in their respective countries and indeed none of these languages existed anywhere in the world …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Linguistics

Diccionario de la Real Academia Espa??ola and Diccionario de Autoridades

Diccionario de la Real Academia Espa??ola and Diccionario de Autoridades

Two dictionaries issued by the official language authority of Spain. The Diccionario de Autoridades was published from 1726-1739 and the latest edition of the Diccionario de la Real Academia Espa??ola (or Diccionario “usual”) was published in 1992. Both dictionaries are fully searchable. Results are displayed on scanned pages of the dictionaries …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Spanish; Reference–Dictionaries–Non-English

Frequency and Stroke Counts of Chinese Characters

Frequency and Stroke Counts of Chinese Characters

“This is a list of frequency of usage and number of strokes of the 13,060 Chinese characters defined in the BIG-5 coding scheme.” With links to other Chinese language and Chinese computing websites.
Subject: Computers & Internet; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Chinese; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Chinese

Teaching Indigenous Languages

Teaching Indigenous Languages

“The Teaching Indigenous Languages Web Site contains 46 full text papers from indigenous languages conferences that focused on stabilizing, teaching, and revitalizing endangered languages (mostly American Indian languages) held in 1989, 1997, and 1998. It also has full text columns on American Indian/Alaska Native education from the newsletter of …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Other Non-English Languages; Education