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|Recent Additions to Lexicons of Early Modern English|
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0455 Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Date: September 23, 2013 2:07:56 PM EDT
Subject: Recent Additions to Lexicons of Early Modern English
Recently added to Lexicons of Early Modern English - http://leme.library.utoronto.ca/
Coming soon to LEME
Lexicons of Early Modern English is a growing historical database offering scholars unprecedented access to early books and manuscripts documenting the growth and development of the English language. With more than 600,000 word-entries from 184 monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot dictionaries, glossaries, and linguistic treatises, encyclopedic and other lexical works from the beginning of printing in England to 1702, as well as tools updated annually, LEME sets the standard for modern linguistic research on the English language.
Use Modern Techniques to Research Early Modern English!
184 searchable lexicons
139 fully analyzed lexicons
618,477 total word entries
398,128 fully analyzed word entries
60,891 total English modern headwords
LEME provides exciting opportunities for research for historians of the English language. More than a half-million word-entries devised by contemporary speakers of early modern English describe the meaning of words, and their equivalents in languages such as French, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and other tongues encountered then in Europe, America, and Asia.
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[Editor’s Note: I have been a long-time subscriber to LEME. I find it an invaluable tool for annotating works of the period. –Hardy Cook]