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Encyclopedias may provide information on all branches of knowledge or treat a specific topic comprehensively, usually in articles arranged alphabetically. They often contain articles of great interest for genealogical research—including those about towns and places, prominent people, minorities, and religions. They can also give information about record-keeping practices, laws, customs, commerce, costumes, occupations, and archaic terminology.
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The Family History Library has general knowledge encyclopedias in the Swedish language and also Swedish-English and English-Swedish dictionaries. They are listed in the catalog under:
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Encyclopedias may provide information on all branches of knowledge or treat a specific topic comprehensively, usually in articles arranged alphabetically. They often contain articles of great interest for genealogical research—including those about towns and places, prominent people, minorities, and religions. They can also give information about record-keeping practices, laws, customs, commerce, costumes, occupations, and archaic terminology.<br>
  
'''SWEDEN - ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND DICTIONARIES'''
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The Family History Library has general knowledge encyclopedias in the Swedish language and also Swedish-English and English-Swedish dictionaries. They are listed in the catalog under:<br>
  
A good dictionary to use for the translation of Swedish/English or English/Swedish is <u>McKay's Modern Dictionary</u>.&nbsp; It is available at most college book stores.
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Sweden - Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  
Also see the "[[Sweden Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]" section of this outline.<br>
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Also see [[Sweden Language and Languages]].  
  
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=== Online Historical Dictionaries ===
  
[http://lexin.nada.kth.se/sve-eng.html English - Swedish, Swedish - English Dictionary]  
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*'''1788'''. Widegren, Gustaf. <u>Svenskt och Engelskt Lexicon</u>, Tryckt hos Johan A. Carlbohm, Stockholm 1788. Available as a PDF for free through Google Books at [http://books.google.com/books?id=hIECAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Svenskt+och+Engelsk+Lexikon+1788&source=bl&ots=hqFS9d0VjN&sig=gF2ZdkoIoOtAMTSEDZbL8kr3MNs&hl=en&sa=X&ei=H4wFUK_IM8KOrAHAsajJCA&ved=0CF8Q6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=Svenskt%20och%20Engelsk%20Lexikon%201788&f=false Svenskt och Engelsk Lexicon]
  
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*'''1829'''. Deleen, Carl. <u>Swedish and English Pocket Dictionarey</u>, N.M. Lindh, Örebro 1829. Available as a PDF for free through Google Books at [http://books.google.com/books?id=BMEDAAAAQAAJ&dq=Swedish%20and%20English%20Pocket%20Dictionary&pg=PP7#v=onepage&q&f=false Swedish and English Pocket Dictionary]
  
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*'''1850-1855'''. Dalin, Anders Fredrik. [http://www.wisberg.se/wisberg.se/pdf/dalin/dalin.htm Ordbok Öfver svenska språket]. Vol I–II., Stockholm 1850–1855 <br>provided by http://www.wisberg.se/wisberg.se/default.htm
  
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*'''1872'''. Öman, V.E. <u>Svensk-Engelsk Hand-Ordbok</u>, Abr. Bohlins Boktryckeri, Örebro 1872. Available as a PDF for free through Google Books at [http://books.google.com/books?id=oOAFAAAAQAAJ&dq=Svensk%20Engelsk%20Ordbok&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false Svensk-Engelsk Hand-Ordbok]
  
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*'''1889'''. Björkman, Carl Gustaf. <u>Svensk engelsk ordbok</u>, P.A. Norstedt &amp; Söner, Stockhholm 1889. Available as a PDF for free through Google Books at [http://books.google.com/books?id=ZXstAAAAYAAJ&dq=Svensk%20Engelsk%20Ordbok&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false Svensk engelsk ordbok]
  
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=== Modern Dictionaries  ===
  
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*[http://www.ord.se/ Norstedts English-Swedish - Swedish-English Dictionary]
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*[http://lexin.nada.kth.se/sve-eng.html Språkrådet English - Swedish, Swedish - English Dictionary]
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*[http://www.svenskaakademien.se/web/Ordlista.aspx Svenska Akademiens Ordlista]
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*[http://g3.spraakdata.gu.se/saob/ Svenska Akademiens Ordbok]
  
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Sweden Gotoarrow.png Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Encyclopedias may provide information on all branches of knowledge or treat a specific topic comprehensively, usually in articles arranged alphabetically. They often contain articles of great interest for genealogical research—including those about towns and places, prominent people, minorities, and religions. They can also give information about record-keeping practices, laws, customs, commerce, costumes, occupations, and archaic terminology.

The Family History Library has general knowledge encyclopedias in the Swedish language and also Swedish-English and English-Swedish dictionaries. They are listed in the catalog under:

Sweden - Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Also see Sweden Language and Languages.

Online Historical Dictionaries

  • 1788. Widegren, Gustaf. Svenskt och Engelskt Lexicon, Tryckt hos Johan A. Carlbohm, Stockholm 1788. Available as a PDF for free through Google Books at Svenskt och Engelsk Lexicon
  • 1872. Öman, V.E. Svensk-Engelsk Hand-Ordbok, Abr. Bohlins Boktryckeri, Örebro 1872. Available as a PDF for free through Google Books at Svensk-Engelsk Hand-Ordbok
  • 1889. Björkman, Carl Gustaf. Svensk engelsk ordbok, P.A. Norstedt & Söner, Stockhholm 1889. Available as a PDF for free through Google Books at Svensk engelsk ordbok

Modern Dictionaries