Bilingual and Multilingual Dictionaries
Most dictionaries of quotations are in one language only. However, there
are some notable collections which provide quotations in the original
language accompanied by English translations. Some of the major works
in this area are listed below.
Branyon, Richard A. Latin Phrases and Quotations, rev. ed. (New York:
Hippocrene Books, 1997). PubCat PA2365 .E5 B73. Arranged
by first word of Latin quotation, followed by English translation.
Concise Dictionary of Foreign Quotations, edited by Anthony Lejeune.
(London: Stacey London, 1998). *R-RMRR PN6080 .C57. Quotations
are in Latin, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, with English translations.
Dalbiac, Lilian. Dictionary of Quotations (German) (New York: Ungar,
1958). JFE 88-1888. This dictionary, arranged alphabetically
by the first word of the German quotation, provides an English translation
quotation. Author and subject indexes provided.
Guterman, Norbert. A Book of French Quotations, with English
Translations (Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, 1963). *R-RMRR
PN6086 .G85. This work is
arranged chronologically by author's birth date, with English translations
opposite the French text. Indexes are by author, first line of the French
text, and first line of the English text.
Guterman, Norbert. A Book of Latin Quotations, with English Translations (Garden City: Anchor, 1966). C-13
4763. This is arranged chronologically
by author's birth date, with English translations opposite the Latin
text. Indexes are by author, subject, and keyword in Latin.
Harbottle, Thomas. Dictionary of Quotations (French and Italian) (New
York: Macmillan, 1901). NAY. French quotations are
in Part One, while Italian quotations are in Part Two. Each section is
by first word of French or Italian quotation; English translations immediately
follow. Indexes are by author and subject for each language. The 1904
edition of this work is also available under the call number NAY.
Harbottle, Thomas. Dictionary of Quotations (Spanish) (New York: Ungar,
1958). *R-RMRR PN6095 .S5 H3. This dictionary is arranged alphabetically
by first word of the Spanish quotation; an English translation immediately
follows. Indexes are by author and by subject (both English and Spanish).
Jones, Hugh P. Dictionary of Foreign Phrases and Classical Quotations (Edinburgh: Grant, 1958). *R-RMRR
PN6080 .J77d. Covering Latin, Greek,
and modern western European tongues, this dictionary is arranged by language
and, within that, alphabetically by first word of phrase or quotation.
An English-language translation follows each entry. An author index is
King, William F. Classical and Foreign Quotations (New York: Ungar, 1965).
*R-RMRR PN6080 .K5. Includes classical and modern
western European languages and is arranged alphabetically (without regard
to language) by first
word of quotation. Each quotation is followed by an English-language
translation. Author and subject indexes (in English only) are included.
Ramage, Craufurd. Familiar
Quotations from French and Italian Authors, with English Translations (Detroit:
Gale Research, 1968). *R-RMRR
PN6080 .R3; Familiar
Quotations from German and Spanish Authors (Detroit:
Gale Research Co., 1968). *R-RMRR PN6080 .R32; and Familiar
Quotations from Greek Authors, with English Translations (Detroit:
Gale Research Co., 1968). *R-RMRR PN6080 .R33. Each
of these three volumes is arranged alphabetically by author with an English
immediately following the foreign language quotation. Foreign language
indexes (appearing in all volumes) are arranged alphabetically by first
lines of quoted matter; English-language indexes (also found in all volumes)
are arranged alphabetically by first word(s) of quoted material or by
Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations, compiled by Jon R. Stone (New
York: Routledge, 2005). *R-RMRR PN6080 .R68. Arranged
by first word of Latin quotation, followed by English translation. There
is an author
index and a selected English to Latin index.