Dictionary of Latin completed after a century in preparation

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Dictionary of Latin completed after a century in preparation

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Mar 27, 2014 1:47 am

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/d ... 7th-volume
"A monumental dictionary of medieval British Latin has been completed after a century of research and drafting, in a project that spanned the careers of three editors and a small army of contributors.

The 17th, and final, part of The Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources is published this week, drawing on more than 1,400 sources from the sixth to the 16th century, including the Domesday Book, the Magna Carta and the Bayeux tapestry."
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Re: Dictionary of Latin completed after a century in preparation

Post by Wizard of Oz » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:45 am

.. good .. now we can get the real meaning of lorem ipsum .. maybe ..

WoZ minding a place in the queue
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Signature: "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things."

Re: Dictionary of Latin completed after a century in preparation

Post by Edwin F Ashworth » Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:53 am

It'll take them more than a century to pin down Australian Latin.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:12 pm

Yep, especially the way WoZ mangles it with his two-dot scatterings.

( .. et tu, Bruce? .. )
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Re: Dictionary of Latin completed after a century in preparation

Post by Ken Greenwald » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:00 pm

aaa
And perhaps we may finally be able to properly translate Phil’s mysterious Non sum felix lepus, which couldn’t possibly mean, “I am having a bad hare day.” (<:)
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