WWW sites for translating LATIN?

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Wed Jun 20 07:35:48 CDT 2001


At 02:36 PM 6/19/01 -0400, Christian Thompson wrote:

>Given all the botanists who read TAXACOM, etc., do any of you know of good
>sites on the World Wide Web where one can get Latin diagnoses /
>descriptions translated? Or even be able to look up the meanings of Latin
>words.

I don't think this one has been mentioned:
http://cawley.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/lookdown.pl

As someone mentioned, all these things have to be used intelligently, with
some knowledge of the language.  A few days spent perusing the discussions
of grammar in Wm. Stearn's Botanical Latin would be time well spent.


Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901-8640 USA

e-mail:       lammers at uwosh.edu
phone:      920-424-1002
fax:           920-424-1101

Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and
biogeography of the Campanulaceae s. lat.

Webpages:
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