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Vox Audita Perrit, Literra Scripta Manet....
The heard word is lost, the written letter remains...
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normandie_m From: normandie_m Date: November 18th, 2005 12:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Currently, I use a Collins edition that more or less filled in small gaps for me from the vocabulary that was supplied in our Reading Latin Grammar text.

I would love an OLD, but the problem lies therein that the Lewis and Short edition is AU$425.00. It has been recommended by my lecturers, but....it's just an awful lot of money for a student to pay. :( Especially one that's saving up for an overseas trip.
The other big dictionary listed on Oxford's site (the Glare edition) is listed as costing AU$975.00. o_O I honestly don't want to believe that's true. Nearly $1000 for a dictionary?! That can't be correct, can it?

I've sworn off Amazon (ordered a book from them this year that took six months to get to me. Wasn't impressed.), but I think if I look hard enough in the city, I can find a decent ecclesiastical Latin dictionary at least. Good old Borders can help me with that.
thecoweyed From: thecoweyed Date: November 18th, 2005 03:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hee. When I was in high school, I decided I needed a Big Honkin' Latin Dictionary, so one Christmas the Lewis and Short was the only thing on my list.

And I proceeded to need nothing but my little pocket dictionary through not only all of high school, but college, too. Damned if having my own L&S isn't helpful in grad school, though. It's been getting its recompense for all those years of dust on my bookshelf, recently.

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