Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online

Editor-in-Chief: Alexander Lubotsky
The Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online (IEDO) reconstructs the lexicon for the most important languages and language branches of Indo-European. It is a rich and voluminous online reference source for historical and general linguists. Dictionaries can be cross-searched, with an advance search for each individual dictionary enabling the user to perform more complex research queries. Each entry is accompanied by grammatical info, meaning(s), etymological commentary, reconstructions, cognates and often extensive bibliographical information. Content will be updated and added on a regular basis. The latest addition is the Lithuanian Etymological Dictionary by Ernst Fraenkel.

Features and Benefits
- Includes 15 dictionaries
- Contains over 20.000 entries
- Covers over 150 languages
- Rich bibliographical references for further research
- Export, print and save records
- Cross-searchable database, supporting simple and complex queries
- Unicode compliant, displaying and searching complex characters and diacritics

Included Dictionaries:
Lithuanian Etymological Dictionary, Ernst Fraenkel
Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon, Rick Derksen
Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Guus Kroonen
Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Robert Beekes with the assistance of Lucien van Beek
Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, Ranko Matasović
Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Hrach K. Martirosyan
Etymological Dictionary of Latin, Michiel de Vaan
Reconstructing Proto-Nostratic, Allan R. Bomhard
Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon, Alwin Kloekhorst
Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Rick Derksen
Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb, Johnny Cheung
Old Frisian Etymological Dictionary, Dirk Boutkan and Sjoerd Michiel Siebinga
Cuneiform Luvian Lexicon, H. Craig Melchert
Etymological Dictionary of Tocharian B, Douglas Q. Adams
Materials for an Etymological Database of North Lechitic Dialects, Konstantin K. Bogatyrev

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Alexander Lubotsky is Professor of Comparative Indo-European Linguistics at Leiden University, and he is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences, and a member of Academia Europaea. His publications include The system of nominal accentuation in Sanskrit and Proto-Indo-European (Brill, 1988), A R̥gvedic Word Concordance , 2 Vols. (American Oriental Society, 1997), Atharvaveda-Paippalāda, kān ̣d ̣a five. Text, translation, commentary (Harvard Oriental Series, 2002), and Alanic marginal notes in a Greek liturgical manuscript (Verlag der Österrei¬chi¬schen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2015).