Online Searchable Dictionaries for Islamic Studies: A Preliminary List

A short list of dictionaries well-known in Islamic Studies, that are now digitally available online. There are of course a lot more dictionaries out there on the web, but I have included here only those resources which scholars would be inclined to trust and use, and are freely accessible.

Please leave other websites in the comments – I will update this post if there are some good suggestions. – gateway to Classical Arabic-to-Arabic dictionaries. – a bundle of currently used dictionaries (note: unclear whether copyright has been honored.)

Lane’s Arabic Lexicon

Steingass Persian Dictionary

Hayyim Persian Dictionary

Online Dictionary of Arabic Philosophical Terms – conglomerate of scholarly glossaries.

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