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Spanish and Portuguese

Reference Resources

You can use the UCSB Library Advance Search to locate language dictionaries for specific countries. Usually, they can be found under the subject headings:
  • Spanish language:  Provincialisms  AND (Name of country or region)
    • Example: Spanish language Provincialisms Mexico
  • Portuguese language: Provincialisms  AND Angola
Tip: Most of them will be on the 6th floor of the Main Library in the PC call number range. To find a bilingual dictionary used the following Subject phrases in the Subject search box.

 

  • Spanish Language Dictionaries English
  • English Language Dictionaries Spanish
  • Portuguese Language Dictionaries English
  • English Language Dictionaries Portuguese

If you don't need a bilingual dictionary you can do a subject search for:

  • Spanish Language Dictionaries
  • Portuguese Language Dictionaries

Sample List of Print Dictionaries at the UCSB Main Library:

  • Diccionario de apellidos españoles:  (Main Ref CS 2745 .F38 2001)
  • Diccionario de la lengua española (RAE): (Main Ref  PC 4625 .A3 2001)
  • Diccionario panhispánico de refranes: (Main Ref PN 6491 .C34 2002)
  • Dicionário da língua portuguesa contemporânea (2 vols.): (Main Ref PC 5327 .D475 2001)
  • Dicionário de literatura: portuguesa, brasileira, galega, africana...(3 vols.): (Main Ref PQ 9006 535 2002)
To learn more and find resources to research Medieval Iberian Peninsula search the databases below:

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