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INDEX
  • 1. Estonian-English dictionaries
    Additional: Dialectological dictionary of Estonian

    2. dict.cc
    A multilingual online dictionary and language forum.
    Contains Special dictionaries (like Agriculture, Anatomy, Biology, Botany, Forestry, Hunting, Ornithology, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology, Animals)

    3. BeoLingus
    Contains words lists for special subjects

    4. The Multilingual Birdsearch Engine
    Translates birdnames in 18 languages

    5. Dictionary of birdwatching terminology
    Includes the complete text of "The Birdwatcher's Dictionary" by Peter Weaver

    6. Birds in Estonia and the neighbouring countries - complete species list
    In Latin/German/Estonian

    7. babelbird
    Translates only the bird names of complete websites (German, English, French, Spanish and scientific)

    8. BiologyBase
    Bird Anatomy List

    9. EPA Terms of Environment
    Defines in non-technical language the more commonly used environmental terms (...)

    10. OneLook® Dictionary Search
    Defines Words – Finds words – translates words.

    11. „Have you ever wondered what to call a group of seals, or otters, or crows? Here’s a list to help you”
    By The Point Lobos Association, Point Lobos State Reseve
    See also: Animal Congregations, or What Do You Call a Group of.....?
    (Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians, Fish, Invertebrates). Source: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

    12. Bird Group Names
    Source: birdnature.com

    13. YourDictionary.com
    A comprehensive list of translation tools

    14. Animal terms. There are often different terms given to Males, Females, Juveniles, or Groups of different animals. Source: University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences

    15. How to translate a complete website with Google

    16. Pan-European Dictionary of Common Names of Wild and Domestic Animals
    Mammals and Birds in more than 50 Languages of Europe. Source: University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

    17. How many birds? Estonian-English


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Post by maertha » July 18th, 2010, 4:30 pm

1.Estonian-English

http://dict.ibs.ee/

Dialectological dictionary of Estonian
http://web.archive.org/web/200803081129 ... ex.html.en

Find more Estonian-English dictionaries: http://www.ats-group.net/dictionaries/d ... onian.html

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Post by maertha » July 18th, 2010, 4:32 pm

2.dict.cc

A multilingual online dictionary and language forum.

Special dictionaries - go to “Fachgebiete” and find among other themes:

Agriculture
Anatomy
Biology
Botany/Plants
Forestry
Hunting
Ornithology
Veterinary Medicine
Zoology/Animals



http://www.dict.cc/subjects.php

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Post by maertha » July 24th, 2010, 5:29 pm

3.Words lists for special subjects

http://dict.tu-chemnitz.de/de-en/lists/index.html

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Post by maertha » July 24th, 2010, 5:42 pm

4.The Multilingual Birdsearch Engine

Translates birdnames in 18 languages.

http://www.knutas.com/birdsearch/

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Post by maertha » July 27th, 2010, 12:53 am

5.Dictionary of birdwatching terminology

Includes the complete text of "The Birdwatcher's Dictionary" by Peter Weaver.

http://www.birdcare.com/bin/searchdict/

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Post by maertha » November 20th, 2010, 5:45 pm

6.Birds in Estonia and the neighbouring countries - complete species list

In Latin/German/Estonian

Gesamtartenliste der in Estland oder benachbarten Ländern nachgewiesenen Vögel, deren Kategorie und Gefährdung nach Vogelschutzrichtlinie (VogelSchRL) Anhandg I und Red Data Book (RDB) Estland; latein/deutsch/estnisch
http://www.estland.ee/print/gesam.pdf

Combine this species list with "The Multilingual Birdsearch Engine" or "babelbird" for translations into other languages.
http://www.knutas.com/birdsearch/
http://babelbird.bavarianbirds.net/

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Post by maertha » November 20th, 2010, 6:11 pm

7.babelbird

Get bird name translations of complete websites (German, English, French, Spanish and scientific).

Use the smaller input field if you want to get a translation of bird names in a complete website. Use the bigger input field if you want to type in a text that contains a single bird name (if you use the bigger field, the one above must be empty).

How to translate all bird names at a website:
- Go to the wanted website
- Click into the URL (web adress) with the right mouse button
- The URL is marked in a darker colour now
- Choose “copy”
- Go to babelbird
- Put the pointer in the smaller window
- Click at the right mouse and choose “paste”
- Choose the languages
- Click at "Translate"


http://babelbird.bavarianbirds.net/

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Post by maertha » November 20th, 2010, 8:13 pm

8.Bird Anatomy

Bird Anatomy List (Biology Base)
http://www.biologybase.com/home/zoology ... atomy-list

Select an area of the drawing of the bird and you´ll see a short description of its external anatomy. (Biology Base)
http://www.biologybase.com/home/zoology ... rd-anatomy

Eagle Skeleton
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g38/j ... eleton.jpg

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Post by maertha » November 20th, 2010, 8:13 pm

9.EPA Terms of Environment

"Terms of Environment" defines in non-technical language the more commonly used environmental terms appearing in EPA publications, news releases, and other Agency documents available to the general public, students, the media, and Agency employees."

Created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms

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Post by maertha » November 20th, 2010, 8:25 pm

10.OneLook® Dictionary Search

Define Words – Find words – translate words

"Think of this web site as a search engine for words and phrases: If you have a word for which you'd like a definition or translation, we'll quickly shuttle you to the web-based dictionaries that define or translate that word. If you don't know the right word to use, we'll help you find it. No word is too obscure: More than 5 million words in more than 1000 online dictionaries are indexed by the OneLook® search engine."

http://onelook.com/

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Post by maertha » November 24th, 2010, 9:39 pm

11. „Have you ever wondered what to call a group of seals, or otters, or crows? Here’s a list to help you”

The Point Lobos Association, Point Lobos State Reseve
http://pt-lobos.parks.state.ca.us/pdfs/ ... 20Call.pdf

Animal Congregations, or What Do You Call a Group of.....?
- Mammals
- Birds
- Reptiles and Amphibians
- Fish
- Invertebrates

Source: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/about/faqs/animals/names.htm

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Post by maertha » November 24th, 2010, 9:39 pm

12.Bird Group Names

Source: “The Nutty Birdwatcher”/birdnature.com

http://www.birdnature.com/groupnames.html

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Post by maertha » November 24th, 2010, 9:39 pm

13.YourDictionary.com

Scroll down the page to find a comprehensive list of translation tools.

http://www.yourdictionary.com/diction1.html

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Post by maertha » November 24th, 2010, 9:39 pm

14.Animal terms

There are often different terms given to Males, Females, Juveniles, or Groups of different animals.
For example a group of hedgehogs is called an array, a female rabbit is a doe, a male alligator is a bull, and a young opossum is called a joey.

Source: University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences
http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/old_site ... /Name.html

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Post by maertha » January 26th, 2011, 11:16 pm

15.Google Translator

How to translate a complete website with Google

- Go to the article you want to translate
- Click with the right mouse button into the URL (web adress)
- The URL is marked in a darker colour now
- Choose “copy”
- Go to Google/more/Translate
- Put the pointer in the window
- Click at the right mouse and choose “paste”
- Choose the languages
- Click at "Translate"

The result may be not perfect, but it´s often OK to get a first overview.
Use "babelbird" to translate only the bird names of a website. Copy the URL, paste it into: http://babelbird.bavarianbirds.net/ and click at "Übersetzen".

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Post by maertha » January 27th, 2011, 9:18 pm

16.Pan-European Dictionary of Common Names of Wild and Domestic Animals

Mammals and Birds in more than 50 Languages of Europe

Source: Chair of Information Science, Agronomy Department, Biotechnical Faculty; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
http://www.informatika.bf.uni-lj.si/magus.html

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Post by maertha » March 10th, 2011, 6:25 pm

17.How many birds? Estonian-English

üks lind - (exactly) 1 bird;
kaks lindu - (exactly) 2 birds;
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paar lindu - a couple of birds (a couple here means a count - otherwise you are speaking about 'linnupaar' or 'lindude paar')/a small amount of birds;
üksikud linnud - a small amount of birds (?);
mõni lind/mõned linnud - several birds;
* those 3 amounts may be interchangeable
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kümme lindu - (exactly) 10 birds;
kümmekond lindu - about 10 birds;
kakskümmend lindu - (exactly) 20 birds;
paarkümmend lindu - about 20 birds;
kümneid linde/mõnikümmend lindu- tens of birds;
sada lindu - (exactly) 100 birds;
sadakond lindu - about 100 birds;
kakssada lindu - (exactly) 200 birds;
paarsada lindu - about 200 birds;
sadu linde/mõnisada lindu - hundreds of birds/several hundred birds;
tuhat lindu - (exactly) 1000 birds;
tuhatkond lindu - about 1000 birds;
kakstuhat lindu - (exactly) 2000 birds;
paartuhat lindu - about 2000 birds;
tuhandeid linde/mõnituhat lindu - thousands of birds/several thousand birds;
etc.

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Post by maertha » October 18th, 2011, 11:54 pm

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