TEI: Icelandic Online Dictionary and Readings

For inclusion in the TEI Application Page

Form posted from TEI website on 2006-9-26
Dictionaries and LexicographiesLiterary TextsIcelandic21 September 2007Chris Ruotolo Updated links; converted to TEI P5 26 Sep 2006

University of Wisconsin Digital Collection CenterCreated using newproj webform

  • Host: University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
  • Other institutions involved: University of Iceland
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Description: is a free-access, Web-based resource developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison which complements the University of Iceland’s Internet course Icelandic Online (http://www.icelandic.hi.is/?ret=default&cat=pl) and was developed side by side with it.

Implementation description: Materials include:

  • The unabridged content of the highly regarded 1989 Iðunn Íslensk-ensk orðabók (Concise Icelandic-English Dictionary), updated and expanded by one of the original editors, and incorporating the rich set of morphological data developed by Dictionary of the University of Iceland.
  • A set of readings in Icelandic life, literature and culture, selected to exemplify varying types of discourse and levels of difficulty.

Other Related Resources: The dictionary was developed using the TEI P4 dictionary tagset. The readings were encoded using TEILite (P4).

Access : Dictionary content © Sverrir Hólmarsson, Christopher Sanders, John Tucker. Texts include both public domain and copyrighted material, used with permission. TEI markup and other aspects of the collection © Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. Full copyright information is available at http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/IcelOnline/Copyright.shtml.


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