Dictionaries & Glossaries

These dictionaries and glossary maybe helpful in translating some of the facsimiles or transcriptions of the original manuscripts.
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SiteAuthorAdditional Information
SiteAuthorAdditional Information
A Glossary of Medieval and Renaissance Culinary Terms Cindy Renfrow  
Cotgrave's 1611 French/English Dictionary   
DicFro  French, English and Latin dictionaries 
English/Early Modern German Dictionary   
Florio's 1611 Italian/English Dictionary: Queen Anna's New World of Words   
French National Center for Textual and Lexical Resources   
Glossary from Bright's Anglo-Saxon Reader  James W. Bright  
Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der hochdeutschen Mundart Johann Christoph Adelung Published in 1811 
Grimm's Deutsches Wörterbuch Jacob Grimm & Wilhelm Grimm Published in 1854 but includes references to pre 17th century uses. Roughly the equivalent to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). Plant and animal names are often translated into Latin. 
John Minsheu's 1599 English-Spanish Dictionary   
Lexicon of Early Modern English University of Toronto An excellent resource for anyone working with words (English mostly but Latin and Italian as well) from 1480-1708 
Middle English Dictionary   
Middle English Dictionary Robert E. Lewis  
Middle Low German Dictionary   
Mittelhochdeutsches Wörterbuch  Middle High German Dictionary 
Mittelhochdeutsches Wörterbuch zum Handgebrauch Bayerische StaatsBibliothek Middle High German Dictionary for ordinary use 
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