Lexin dictionaries

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Institute for Language and Folklore, Language Council of Sweden

Laila Höglund

Description

Lexin are multilingual dictionaries developed for immigrants who want to learn Swedish, and also suitable for multilingual teaching. The dictionaries consist of between 5,000 and 22,000 entries, including commonly used words and phrases as well as words from Swedish society. Each entry is provided with language examples, sentence construction, stylistic and grammatical comments as well as explanations.

Subject area

Language and linguistics (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Languages and Literature (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Responsible department/unit

Institute for Language and Folklore, Language Council of Sweden

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Institute for Language and Folklore, Language Council of Sweden

Laila Höglund

Contributor(s)

Institute for Language and Folklore, Language Council of Sweden

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0286

Description

Lexin are multilingual dictionaries developed for immigrants who want to learn Swedish, and also suitable for multilingual teaching. The dictionaries consist of between 5,000 and 22,000 entries, including commonly used words and phrases as well as words from Swedish society. Each entry is provided with language examples, sentence construction, stylistic and grammatical comments as well as explanations.

Language

Amharic

Arabic

Azerbaijani

Modern Greek (1453-)

English

Spanish

Persian

Finnish

Croatian

Kurdish

Pushto

Russian

Somali

Serbian

Swedish

Tigrinya

Turkish

Bosnian

Northern Kurdish

Southern Kurdish

Time period(s) investigated

1995 — ongoing

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Subject area

Language and linguistics (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Languages and Literature (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Language resources

Resource type

Lexical conceptual resource

Lexical conceptual resource type

Machine-Readable Dictionary

Creation mode

Manual

Text part

  • Language

    • Swedish (swe)

    • Albanian (sqi)

    • Amharic (amh)

    • Arabic (ara)

    • Azerbaijani (aze)

    • Bosnian (bos)

    • English (eng)

    • Finnish (fin)

    • Modern Greek (1453-) (ell)

    • Croatian (hrv)

    • Pushto (pus)

    • Persian (fas)

    • Russian (rus)

    • Serbian (srp)

    • Somali (som)

    • Spanish (spa)

    • Tigrinya (tir)

    • Turkish (tur)

    • Kurdish (kur)

      Kurmanji (dialect)

      Sorani (dialect)

    More..
  • Size

    Other: 21

License

Creative Commons License

Lexin dictionaries

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Institute for Language and Folklore, Language Council of Sweden

Laila Höglund

Description

text/xml

Data format / data structure

Text

Time period(s) investigated

1995 — ongoing

Published: 2020-03-09
Last updated: 2020-05-13