General and Multidisciplinary Collections

Most of the resources listed below are general language collections. The list provides some information on the nature of the resource and a short description. Another useful resource for terminology is the website of the project Webterm, a collection of term databases compiled as a result of master theses written by students of Technische Hochschule Köln (University of Applied Sciences).

Base de Terminologie

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated not stated

This is a multilingual online dictionary that allows filtering a search by topic or carrying out a general search. Available in languages de, en, es, fr.

author/administration: Conseil international de la langue francaise | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

Beolingus

Number of Entries de-en: 590,000 Last Updated 2013

This online dictionary is maintained by the University of Chemnitz, Germany, and available for the following language pairs: de-en, de-es, de-pt. There are also specialised glossaries and a unit converter.

author/administration: Technische Universität Chemnitz | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

ContexTrans

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2013

This online dictionary for de-en is maintained by Lingo 24.

author/administration: Lingo24.Ltd | keywords: bilingual, glossary

Dict.cc

Number of Entries ~1 m Last Updated 2013

This online dictionary is partly based on the Beolingus dictionary. It is available for many languages and a search can be carried out in either the target or the source language. The dictionary also features a search by topic.

author/administration: dict.cc GmbH | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

Das digitale Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Number of Entries >410,000 Last Updated 2013

This information retrieval system specialises in terminology.

author/administration: Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities | keywords: monolingual, glossary

DIN-TERM

Anzahl der Einträge >675.000 Stand der DB von 2014

The German Institute for Standardization DIN provides standardized terms in de, en, fr in this termbase.

Autor/Administrator: DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. | Keywords: multilingual, terminology database

EIONET GEMET Thesaurus

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated not stated

The terminology database of the European Environment Information Network (Eionet) covers a wide range of subjects and is available in many languages (e.g. ar, bg, ca, cs, da, de, el, en, es, et, eu, fi, fr, ga, hr, hu, it, lt, lv, mt, nl, no, pl, pt, ro, ru, sk, sl, sv, tr, uk, zh).

author/administration: Eionet | keywords: multilingual, terminology database

Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2013

A digital dictionary for en-de that also offers a context search.

author/administration: Wolfram Schneider | keywords: bilingual, dictionary

EuroTermBank

Number of Entries 2,650,976 Last Updated 2013

This is a central terminology database for all EU languages. A search function according to subject is available as well as examples for terms in context.

author/administration: Tilde, EuroTermBank Consortium | keywords: multilingual, terminology database

Vielsprachiges Wörterbuch

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated not stated

A general dictionary that also offers less common languages i.e. Gaelic.

author/administration: Majstro-Aplikajoj | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

IATE

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2013

IATE (Inter-Active Terminology for Europe) is the terminology database used and maintained by EU institutions. The search can be refined by subject field and each term is supplement by a reliability value.

author/administration: Translation Centre for Bodies of the European Union | keywords: multilingual, terminology database

Innsbrucker Termbank Online

Number of Entries 30,300 Last Updated 2013

This database contains enriched collections that derive from the students' terminological master theses at the Institute for Translation Studies of the University of Innsbruck. Available in languages de, en, fr, it, es.

author/administration: Institute for Translation Sutdies, University of Innsbruck | keywords: multilingual, terminology database

Kamus Jot

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2011

A privately maintained dictionary for de-id. The website also includes a discussion board.

author/administration: Ziphora Eka Robina, Jens Brockob | keywords: bilingual, dictionary

Krünitz Online

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2013

As part of a digitalisation project at the University Library Trier, Germany, the encyclopaedia "Oekonomische Encyklopädie oder allgemeines System der Staats- Stadt Haus und Landwirthschaft" has been made available online.

author/administration: Trier University | keywords: monolingual, encyclopaedia

Langtolang

Number of Entries 26,434,049 Last Updated 2013

Langtolang is a multilingual general-language dictionary that includes languages such as ku and yi.

author/administration: LangToLang | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

LEO

Number of Entries en-de: 792,318 Last Updated 2013

Several dictionaries with German as source or target language. Available for language-pairs with en, es, fr, it, zh, ru, pt, pl.

author/administration: LEO GmbH | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

Linguadict

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2014

This online dictionary is provided by Linguatec and available for de, en, fr.

author/administration: Linguatec | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

myjmk

Number of Entries 296,827 Last Updated 2014

This dictionary is available for de-es. It is possible to carry out a search by partial term as well as a search for phrases.

author/administration: Ertel & Friends Multimedia | keywords: bilingual, dictionary

OneLook

Number of Entries 19,458,214 Last Updated 2014

This English dictionary includes a meta search.

author/administration: Datamuse | keywords: monolingual, dictionary

Pons

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2014

This is the online version of the popular dictionary by Pons. It is available for the following languages: de, el, en, es, fr, it, la, pl, ru, sl, tr, zh.

author/administration: Pons GmbH | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

Retrobib

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2013

In the course of this project reference works from the turn of the century are digitalised.

author/administration: Dipl. Ing. (FH) Christian Aschoff | keywords: monolingual, encylopaedia

Rikstermbanken

Number of Entries >72,000 Last Updated 2013

This is the terminology database of the Terminologiecentrum TNC (The Swedish Centre for Terminology). Source or target language must be Swedish, language pairs are available for de, en, fr.

author/administration: The Swedish Centre for Terminology | keywords: multilingual, terminology database

Slovnik

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated not stated

This online dictionary is for cz as source or target language. Language pairs can be done with de, en, eo, es, fr, it, la, ru.

author/administration: Martin Vit | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

Polyglossum online dictionaries

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2007

Several reference works for Russian, either monolingual or multilingual. Bilingual dictionaries are available for de, fi, la, ru.

author/administration: ETS | keywords: multilingual, dictionary

Wörterbuchnetz

Number of Entries not stated Last Updated 2011

The Trier Center for Digital Humanities at Trier University provides several digitalised dictionaries in this portal.

author/administrator: Trier University | keywords: monolingual, dictionary