Friday, March 29, 2019

Lewis & Short Latin Dictionary (CEX, Markdown)

Lewis & Short Latin Dictionary (CEX, Markdown)
This repository holds an edition of the Lewis & Short Latin Dictionary formatted as a CEX file, with the lexicon's entries formatted lightly in Markdown.
The original digitization of the public domain text of the LSJ is courtesy of the Perseus Digital Library: Text provided by Perseus Digital Library, with funding from The National Endowment for the Humanities. Original version available for viewing and download at
License CC 3.0 BY-NC-SA.


  • ls.cex A Cite Collection of the entries in the dictionaryj, with accompanying documentation of a discoverable text property extension identifying the entry property as a having a primtive type String and an extended type Markdown. URNs for the LSJ collection are, e.g. urn:cts:hmt:lsj.markdown:n51.
  • lsj.index A searchable index as tabulated lines, with # as the field delimiter. The fields are:
    1. The ID (object-selector) of an entry
    2. The lemma


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