Newsletter 14 (July 2006)

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  • Index Translationum
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New Dictionaries and Glossaries
Below are some interesting resources that we have recently added to the lexicool directory:

  • Glossary of snow and avalanches (DE-EN-FR-IT)
    This comprehensive glossary, compiled by the Federal Institute (Swiss) of Snow and Avalanche Studies offers translations and explanations in four languages for each term or expression. The glossary is also available in a printable PDF format (monolingual - one file per language).

  • European Psychoanalytical Federation Glossary (DE-EN-ES-FI-FR-IT-PT)
    This excellent glossary offers translations of terms and concepts in nine languages in the field of psychoanalytics. Once you have selected the interface language (English, French or German), the glossary opens in a small window making it easier to use whilst translating.

  • SOLON Multilingual Legal Glossary of Equivalences (BG-CS-DA-DE-EN-ES-ET-FI-FR-HU-IT-LT-LV-NL-PL-PT-RU-SK-SL-SV-TR)
    Glossary of terms considered equivalent with regard to law in the current and future member states of the European Union.

  • Football Dictionary (CA-EN-ES-FR)
    An excellent online dictionary, published by the Termcat terminology centre, offering all the common and technical terms relating to football, a little known sport involving a piece of leather (or plastic) being kicked around a field.
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