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Varieties, Dialects, Sociolects, Slang

EN>EN British slang
url: http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/a.htm
lang: EN>EN_uk
kwd: slang, popular talk

Breton Lexicon
lang: Breton-FR-LA

Nauhatl Glossary
lang: Nauhatl > FR

Diccionarios de variantes del español
Links to many glossaries and dictionaries of Spanish dialects

EN>EN The Phrase Finder
url: http://phrases.shu.ac.uk/meanings/index.html
lang: EN>EN
kwd: phrases, colloquial language
cmt: such beauties as "A Mars a day helps you work, rest and play"
UK site, all sorts of phrases, meaning and origin (not all), subscription (£) necessary in order to search by keyword but access to alphabetical list for free

EN>EN Slang glossaries
lang: EN>EN
kwd: rap, hip-hop, music
cmt: Four parts dictionary on rap and hip-hop – American slang
url: http://www.rapdict.org/terms/a
lang: EN>EN
kwd: rap slang, rapper
url: http://members.tripod.co.uk/hinckley/slang.html
lang: EN>EN
kwd: slang, First world war, historic slang, history
cmt: It also has some pictures.
lang: EN>EN
kwd: slang, English language, colloquialisms, idioms, vulgar words, sex, taboo words
url: http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/
lang: EN>EN
kwd: slang, British English , colloquialisms, idioms
cmt: It's a very good dictionary

EN>EN Australian Slang
url: http://www.aussieslang.com
lang: EN>EN
title: Australian Slang Dictionary with unique Aussie phrases and Australian Slang words.
kwd: australian slang, aussie slang, australian dialects, australian languages, slang directory, dialect directory, cultural dialects, aussie lingo
cmt: "Aussie Slang is a fun dictionary of Australian Slang words and Aussie phrases with an insight into the culture and customs behind the language." Also includes a Slang and Dialect directory of various countries and social groups. Put together by some local guy called, um, er, Woz.

EN>EN Slang
url: http://www.buzzwhack.com/buzzcomp/dict.htm
lang: EN>EN
kwd: slang, buzzwords, jargon

Jargon File

The Alternative Dictionaries
Many languages and dialects

url:  http://www.georgetown.edu/cball/englisc/instant-oe.html
lang: EN
kwd: Old English

DE>DE Uncommon German Words
Url: http://www.begriffe-wissen.de/index.html
lang: DE>DE
kwd: rare words, German, Abasie, Doeskin, Rhyolith
cmt: very nice and inspiring

ES>ES Southern Cone Regionalisms
url: http://www.mainframe.cl/diccionario/diccionario.php 
lang: ES>ES
kwd: Chile, regionalisms, Spanish, southern cone

FR>FR  Eccentric French words
url: http://abu.cnam.fr/DICO/excent/index.html
lang: FR>FR
kwd: De 'abouler' jusqu'à 'zig'. Many old words, argot, and the likes, eccentric words, slang
src: l'Association des bibliophiles universels (ABU). Les Excentricités du language (1965), par Lorédan Larchey, Paris.
cmt: As of June 2001, the site has 283 texts from 100 authors. Have a look around.

FR>FR Caldoche dictionary
url : http://www.brousse-en-folie.com/broussefolie/dico/dicoacc.shtml
lang : FR>FR
kwd : Nouvelle-Calédonie, Caldoche, Calédonien
src : Bernard Berger, Author of cartoons on New Caledonia (South Pacific),
Publisher : La brousse-en-Folie
cmt : Dictionary of local version of the French language. A good-natured site you'll want to refer to if you ever have to deal with material with local content from New Caledonia, by the author of the most famous series of local cartoons. Also includes New Caledonian recipes, basic info on New Caledonia, links, cartoons order forms, and so on.

EN>EN Western Slang and Phrases
url: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poindexterfamily/OldWestSlang.html
lang: EN>EN
kwd: Western slang, Ace-high, Calaboose, Cut a swell, Right as a trivet, Roostered, See the elephant

EN>EN De Vulgari Eloquentia, a Gutter Glossary
url: http://www.nerve.com/Dispatches/West/gutterGlossary/
lang: EN>EN
kwd: piropo, taboo words, sex, sexuality, culture, idioms, etymology
cmt: Interesting and full of cultural and literary references related to taboo words.
"This is the second of two sets of etymologies that Nerve has published from Paul West. He is compiling these and other words for a forthcoming book, entitled The Secret Life of Words: A Fanatic's Album."

EN_uk>EN_us  Different terms
url: http://english2american.com/dictionary/wholelot.html
lang: EN_uk>EN_us
kwd: British, Great Britain, United Kingdom, UK, American, differences
cmt: The English-to-American Dictionary. Use CTRL-F to search for terms in either direction.

EN <> EN  American>British, British>American Dictionary
lang    EN <> EN
cmt     The American-British British-American Dictionary For English Speaking People

EN>EN Coarse, low, vulgar, obscene language
url: http://website.lineone.net/~piglet/Profane.html
lang:   EN>EN
kwd:    coarse low vulgar indecent slang badword obscenity obscene profane profanity taboo words
cmt:    URL to the *Roger's Profanosaurus*... self-explanatory.

EN>EN, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, 2000
URL: http://www.bartleby.com/61/
lang: EN>EN
cmt: "Over 90,000 entries feature 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root appendixes", pronounciation sound files

EN>EN Cocaine Slang Terminology
url: http://www.angelfire.com/co/Cocaine/slang.html
lang: EN>EN
kwd: cocaine, slang, drugs

EN>EN World Wide Words
World Wide Words
url: http://www.quinion.com/words/index.htm
lang: EN>EN
kwd: words, phrases, obscure words
cmt: "Edited by Michael Quinion, a researcher for the Oxford English Dictionary, this quirky, surprising site explains the meaning of obscure words (like astrobleme) and traces the origin of phrases".   Topical words, turns of phrases, weird words. There's also a newsletter. Excellent!

EN>EN Slang and Idioms
lang: EN>EN
kwd: slang, colloquialisms, made-up words
lang: EN>EN
kwd: buzzwords, idioms, new words, slang
cmt: This site defines some words in a funny way

Sitio de los Regionalismos de la Lengua Española
http://www.hispanicus.com/drle/ (ES)
unfortunately, just some (changing) extracts are free

PT>EN Glossary of Brazilian Colloquial and Onomatopoeic Terms
lang: PT_br>EN
kwd: colloquial terms, slang, onomatopoeic terms, onomatopoeia
src: Foreign Broadcast Information Service
cmt: Not exhaustive but very interesting.

Varieties, Dialects, Soziolects, Slang