Here are some of the lexicons people are making available to be viewed online or downloaded.
Please let us know when you put your lexicon online or if you know of others that exist by emailing us here.
Kassem – Burkina Faso
Kassem-French online dictionary.
2007, SIL Burkina Faso, www.sil-burkina.org.
Nikare – Burkina Faso
Ninkare-French online dictionary.
2007, SIL Burkina Faso, www.sil-burkina.org.
Maa (Maasai) [mas] – Kenya
Doris L. Payne & Leonard Ole-Kotikash
Bambara [bam] – Mali
Major language of Mali, West Africa. Bambara-French-English online and downloadable dictionaries
Richard Nci Diarra, www.bambara.org
Mamara, Minyanka [myk] – Mali
Minyanka language of Mali, West Africa. Mamara-French-Bambara-English online and downloadable dictionaries
Association pour la Promotion de la langue MAMARA, www.malien.net/mamara/
Soninké [snk] – Mali
Language of Mali, West Africa. Soninké-French-English online and downloadable dictionaries
Available on the Asawan Library site, www.asawan.org
Cicipu – Nigeria
Cicipu is a Benue-Congo language spoken in northwest Nigeria.
Stuart McGill, SOAS, London
Lubwisi [tlj] – Uganda
Online, searchable and downloadable dictionaries, compiled and edited by Charles Musinguzi, Martin Diprose, and Waller C. Tabb Jr (Kwamba Lubwisi Development Association in collaboration with SIL International). The Babwisi reside primarily in Bundibugyo district in Western Uganda where the number of mother-tongue speakers is approximately 99,000 people. The language is also spoken by about 31,000 more people in the Democratic Republic of Congo where it is called Kitalinga.
Lugungu [rub] – Uganda
Online, searchable and downloadable dictionaries, compiled and edited by Businge Makolome Robert and Martin Diprose (Lugungu Bible Translation and Literacy Association, in conjunction with SIL International). The Bagungu reside primarily in Buliisa, Masindi and Hoima districts in North Western Uganda where the number of mother-tongue speakers is approximately 49,000 people.
Lugwere [gwr] – Uganda
Online, searchable and downloadable dictionaries, compiled and edited by Richard Nzogi and Martin Diprose (Lugwere Bible Translation and Literacy Association, in conjunction with SIL International). The Bagwere reside primarily in Budaka, Kibuku, and Pallisa districts in Eastern Uganda where the number of mother-tongue speakers is approximately 410,000 people.
Lunyole [nuj] – Uganda
Online, searchable and downloadable dictionaries, compiled and edited by Sylvester N. M. Musimami and Martin Diprose (Lunyole Language Association, in conjunction with SIL International). The Banyole reside primarily in Buteleja district in Eastern Uganda where the number of mother-tongue speakers is approximately 340,000 people.
East Cree – Canada
Northern and Southern dialects. Downloadable dictionaries
Cree School Board, James Bay, Québec – www.eastcree.org
Uyghur – China
Modern Uyghur-Japanese Dictionary Online Edition.
Jun Sugawara, ILCAA, Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies.
Japanese – Japan
A French-Japanese lexicon and thesaurus of the human body, by Kyoko Kuroda.
Yaghnobi – Tajikistan
A North-East Iranian language spoken by a minority group in Tajikistan. Online Yaghnobi-English-Tajik lexicon.
Brian Bird, University of Oregon.
Western Pantar – Indonesia
Spoken by approximately 10,800 people on the island of Pantar in southeastern Indonesia, in the province of Nusa Tenggara Timur.
Gary Holton, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Online and downloadable dictionaries.
Tetun – Timor Leste
Tetun is one of the two official languages of Timor Leste, and the main lingua franca used throughout the country. Tetun-English interactive dictionary to download. This interactive Tetun-English dictionary was produced by Catharina Williams-van Klinken with the assistance of many people. It currently has 5600 Tetun headwords plus 1700 sub-entries, and 6800 English entries. There are 2700 cross-references to related words, such as words with similar or opposite meaning, as well as 700 example sentences. You can search for words through Tetun, English or by categories such as health or agriculture.
Araki – Vanuatu
An endangered language of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, spoken by only 8 speakers today.
François, Alexandre. 2008. An online Araki-English-French dictionary. Electronic publication.
South Efate – Vanuatu
Language spoken on the island of Efate in Central Vanuatu, Melanesia, in the South Pacific.
Nicholas Thieberger (2007-01-16). This work is the result of a collaborative project between speakers of South Efate, mainly in Erakor village, Efate, Vanuatu, and Nicholas Thieberger who has written a grammar of the language.
Angave – Papua New Guinea
Speece, Richard. 2006. Angave dictionary. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Baruya – Papua New Guinea
Lloyd, J. A., compiler. 2007
Benabena – Papua New Guinea
Young, Robert and Rosemary Young. 1985. Benabena Dictionary.
Fasu Namo Me – Papua New Guinea
May, Jean and Eunice Loeweke. 1981. Fasu Namo Me Dictionary.
Guhu-Samene – Papua New Guinea
Richert, E. L., editor. 2007-. Guhu-Samene Lexicon
Iamalele – Papua New Guinea
Beaumont, John and Margaret. 1988. Iamalele-English Dictionary. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Kamano-Kafe – Papua New Guinea
Payne, Audrey, Dorothy E. Drew, Banala Nelson, Joyce Mattocks, and Rich Mattocks. 2007. Kamano-Kafe’ Kemofo Agafa’e Dictionary for Kamano-Kafe’ English Tok Pisin. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Maisin – Papua New Guinea
Frampton, Joanna, compiler. 2007
Mende – Papua New Guinea
Nozawa, Michiyo. 2006. Mende Triglot Dictionary. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Mengen – Papua New Guinea
Madden, Fred. 2002. Mengen Dictionary.
Muyuw – Papua New Guinea
Lithgow, David and Daphne Lithgow, compilers. 2007-. Muyuw-English dictionary.
Nehan – Papua New Guinea
John and Arianna Glennon. 2005. Nehan Dictionary.
Oksapmin – Papua New Guinea
Lawrence, Marshall, compiler. 2006. Oksapmin dictionary. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Rumu – Papua New Guinea
Petterson, Robert, compiler. 2007. Originally created: 1989.
Sinaugoro – Papua New Guinea
Tauberschmidt, Gerhard, compiler. 1995. Sinaugoro dictionary. Dictionaries in Papua New Guinea, 15. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Waffa – Papua New Guinea
Stringer, Mary D. and Joyce M. Hotz, compilers. 2007. Waffa, Tok Pisin, English. Ukarumpa: Summer Institute of Linguistics
Walsa (Waris) – Papua New Guinea
Brown, Bob and Walsa Translation Team, compilers. 2007-. Diksenari Walsana moa, Pisinna moa, Englisna moa = A short dictionary of the Walsa (Waris) language, Tok Pisin and English.
Wantoat – Papua New Guinea
Davis, Donald R., compiler. 2008. Wantoat – English – Tok Pisin dictionary.