Early 20th-century English dictionary of Aramaic and Hebrew words in the Talmud, midrashic literature, and the Targumim.
20th-century scholarly English dictionary with etymology and derivatives of modern Hebrew words.
13th-century dictionary of the Hebrew language by Rav David Kimchi (Radak), with definitions based upon etymology and comparisons between languages.
Earliest comprehensive dictionary of rabbinic literature, compiled at the turn of the 12th century and quoted often by Talmud commentators.
Otzar Laazei Rashi
20th-century dictionary translating the Old French words in Rashi’s Tanakh and Talmud commentaries into Hebrew.
First Hebrew dictionary of biblical vocabulary, composed in the 10th century and quoted extensively by Rashi.
Ibn Ezra’s 12th-century defense of Saadia Gaon’s grammatical biblical interpretations in light of criticism from Saadia’s student.
18th-century encyclopedic work mostly explaining talmudic concepts, composed by the Chida.
The second part of Midbar Kedamot.
18th-century encyclopedic work explaining 580 concepts from rabbinic and kabbalistic literature, composed by the Chida.
18th-century work of the Chida with biographies of rabbinic figures and a bibliography of rabbinic works.
About ReferenceDictionaries, grammar works, and encyclopedias from medieval to contemporary, meant to aid in understanding biblical and rabbinic texts.
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