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Developed over the course of many years by SIL linguists, this glossary is a quick resource for field linguists. It was last revised in 2003, but continues to be a useful tool for many. For more thorough definitions and explanations, there are numerous dictionaries of linguistic terms available.
This glossary gives English glosses for French linguistic terms and French glosses for English linguistic terms. Approximately 8,000 words are included.