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Finding Foreign Language Dictionaries

Cassell's French Dictionary: French-English, English-French Macmillan

  • Location: AG25 .N4 1977 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1981.

Dahl's Law Dictionary: French to English/English to French William S. Hein & Co.

  • Location: K52.F7 D35 2007 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©2007.

Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science in Eight Languages Elsevier

  • Electronic Access: HeinOnline via Jenkinslaw.org (Membership resource, available to most Jenkins members)
  • Note: Library has electronic access to ©1960 on HeinOnline.
  • HeinOnline Source Trail: From Browse Databases by Name, select Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf > Dictionaries > Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science; in Eight Languages
  • Note: Includes English/American, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, and German.

West's Law and Commercial Dictionary in Five Languages West

  • Location: K54 .W47 1985 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1985.
  • Note: English to: German, Spanish, French, Italian.

Cassell's German-English, English-German Dictionary Macmillan

  • Location: AG27 .B47 1978 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has Revised (1978) edition.

Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science in Eight Languages Elsevier

  • Electronic Access: HeinOnline via Jenkinslaw.org (Membership resource, available to most Jenkins members)
  • Note: Library has electronic access to ©1960 on HeinOnline.
  • HeinOnline Source Trail: From Browse Collections by Name, select Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf > Dictionaries > Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science; in Eight Languages
  • Note: Includes English/American, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, and German.

Legal Dictionary Oceana Publications

  • Location: K52 .G47 1971 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has 2nd (1971, ©1954) edition.
  • Note: Pt.I. English-German -- Pt.II. German-English.

West's Law and Commercial Dictionary in Five Languages West

  • Location: K54 .W47 1985 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1985.
  • Note: English to: German, Spanish, French, Italian.

Dictionary of Business & Legal Terms: Russian-English/English-Russian Hippocrene Books

  • Location: K52.R8 D43 1995 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1995.

Russian-English Legal Dictionary and Bibliographic Sources for Russian Law in English Simmonds& Hill

  • Location: K52.R8 B87 2001 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©2001.

The ABA Spanish Legal Phrasebook ABA

  • Location: K52.S6 W37 2010 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©2010.

Collins Spanish English, English Spanish Dictionary HarperCollins

  • Location: AG61 .S6 1993 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has 3rd (1993) edition.

Dahl's Law Dictionary: Spanish-English/English-Spanish W.S. Hein

  • Location: K52.S6 D34 2015 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has 6th (2015) edition.

Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science in Eight Languages Elsevier

  • Electronic Access: HeinOnline via Jenkinslaw.org (Membership resource, available to most Jenkins members)
  • Note: Library has electronic access to ©1960 on HeinOnline.
  • HeinOnline Source Trail: From Browse Collections by Name, select Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf > Dictionaries > Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science; in Eight Languages
  • Note: Includes English/American, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, and German.

West's Law and Commercial Dictionary in Five Languages West

  • Location: K54 .W47 1985 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1985.
  • Note: English to: German, Spanish, French, Italian.

Cassell's Latin Dictionary: Latin-English, English-Latin Macmillan

  • Location: AG35.5 .C3 1977 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has 5th (1968) edition.

Glossary of Commercial and Business Legal Terms in English, Chinese, Japanese Musheng International Pub.

  • Location: K54 .C43 1996 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1996.

Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science in Eight Languages Elsevier

  • Electronic Access: HeinOnline via Jenkinslaw.org (Membership resource, available to most Jenkins members)
  • Note: Library has electronic access to ©1960 on HeinOnline.
  • HeinOnline Source Trail: From Browse Collections by Name, select Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf > Dictionaries > Elsevier's Dictionary of Criminal Science; in Eight Languages
  • Note: Includes English/American, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, and German.

West's Law and Commercial Dictionary in Five Languages West

  • Location: K54 .W47 1985 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1985.
  • Note: English to: German, Spanish, French, Italian.

A Manual of European Languages for Librarians Bowker-Saur

  • Location: P380 .A4 1999 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has 2nd (1999) edition.

World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for Readers and Writers Bolchazy-Carducci

  • Location: PE1582.A3 A33 1999 (General Collection)
  • Note: Library has ©1999.

This guide focuses on materials available at Jenkins. Public libraries, like the Free Library of Philadelphia, and academic libraries often have a larger collection of dictionaries, thesauri, and other reference materials. Academic libraries may have access restrictions and we recommend contacting them before visiting for their most up-to-date policy information.

For a quick translation, internet resources like Google Translate or BabelFish may be helpful.

To find translation or interpretation services specializing in the legal sector, try the Philadelphia Legal Directory.

Finding Historic Foreign Lanugage (pre-1950)

A Dictionary of the Norman or Old French Language [Norman Dictionary] Publisher varies

  • Location: K52.F7 .K4 1843 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1843 and 1779 printings.
  • Note: Also referred to as Norman Dictionary.

Dictionnaire de la langue fran╠Ęcaise contenant Hachette

  • Location: AG25.L5 1882 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1882 printing.

Dictionnaire juridique : Anglais-Francais et Francais-Anglais Rousseau

  • Location: K52.F7 F4 1927 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1927 printing.

The French-English Dictionary of Legal and Commercial Terms Stevens & Sons

  • Location: K52.F7 O48 1925 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1925 printing.

A French-English Dictionary of Legal Words and Phrases Stevens and Sons

  • Location: K52.F7 W54 1911 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1911 printing.

The Law-French Dictionary Alphabetically Digested Publisher varies

  • Location: K52.F7 .L37 1718 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 2nd (1718) and 1701 editions.
  • Note: Includes the Law-Latin Dictionary.

A New Dictionary of the French and English Languages Librairie Garnier Frères

  • Location: AG25 .C55 1905 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has printing circa 1905.

The Royal Dictionary Abridged Publisher unknown

  • Location: AG25 .B6 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has undated printing.

New Complete Dictionary of the English and Dutch Languages, in Two Parts H.C.A. Campagne & Zoon

Thieme-Preusser: A New and Complete Critical Dictionary of the English and German Languages Haendcke & Lehmkuhl

  • Location: AG27 .T45 1883 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1883 and 1846 printings.

A Compendious Dictionary of the Latin Tongue: Designed for the Use of the British Nation [Ainsworth's Dictionary] Publisher varies

  • Location: AG35.5 .A3 1808 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1860 Reprint, 1837 Abridgment, and 1808 editions.
  • Note: Also referred to as Ainsworth's Dictionary.

Cassell's Latin Dictionary (Latin-English and English-Latin) Cassell and Co.

  • Location: AG35.5 .C3 1899 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1899 printing.

Entick's New Latin-English Dictionary Printer for J. Mawman

  • Location: AG35.5 .E5 1811 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1811 printing.

Harpers' Latin Dictionary American Book Co.

  • Location: AG35.5 .H3 1879 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has print access to 1879 printing.
  • Electronic Access: LLMC Digital via Jenkinslaw.org (Membership resource, available to all Jenkins members)
  • Note: Library has electronic access to Rev., enl. (1907) printing on LLMC.
  • LLMC Source Trail: From Search Collections, select Special Focus Collections > Canon Law Collection > Canon Law, Bibliog./Ref. (alpha order) > Lewis/Short's New Latin Dictionary

The Law-French Dictionary Alphabetically Digested Publisher varies

  • Location: K52.F7 .L37 1718 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 2nd (1718) and 1701 editions.
  • Note: Includes the Law-Latin Dictionary.

A New Dictionary in Five Alphabets [Cambridge Dictionary] Printed for W. Rawlins

  • Location: AG35.5 .L5 1693 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1693 printing.
  • Note: Also referred to as Cambridge Dictionary.

Totius Latinitatis Lexicon Sumptibus Baldwin et Cradock

  • Location: AG35.5.F6 1828 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1828 printing.

Burt's Danish-Norwegian-English Dictionary in Two Parts A.L. Burt

  • Location: AG41 .B8 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has undated printing.

Burt's Swedish-English Dictionary in Two Parts A.L. Burt Company

  • Location: AG45 .B8 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has undated printing.

A Pronouncing Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages D. Appleton

  • Location: AG61 .V4 1901 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1901 printing.

Spanish-English and English-Spanish Commercial Dictionary Sir I. Pitman & Sons

  • Location: HF1002 M135 1915 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1915 printing.

A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman

  • Location: AG1 .B6 1838 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1838 printing.

English-Hungarian Dictionary Szabadság

  • Location: AG31 .B5 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has undated printing.

A Greek and English Dictionary J.H. Wilkins & R.B. Carter and Lewis & Sampson

  • Location: AG29 .G7 1843 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1843 printing.

A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages [Baretti's Italian Dictionary] Whittaker

  • Location: AG35 .B3 1854 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1854 printing.
  • Note: Also referred to as Baretti's Italian Dictionary.

Technological Dictionary in the English, Spanish, German, and French Languages A. Romo

  • Location: T10 H887 1906 (Rare Books)
  • Note: Library has 1906 printing.