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Complete Liddell & Scott's Greek English Lexicon with Inflections [Kindle Edition]

Henry Liddell , Robert Scott , Henry Jones , Roderick McKenzie
2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Book Description

The ninth edition of Liddell & Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (LSJ) has been freely available in electronic form since 2007, having been released by the Perseus Project under the Creative Commons Attribution–Noncommercial–Share Alike 3.0 license. In addition Lighthouse Digital Publishing has added all known Greek word-forms and parsings to the lexicon. This allows direct look-up of any poly-tonic Greek word-form within a given text. Search can also be performed within the lexicon by typing the headword using the Kindle keyboard and Beta-Code transliteration. The LSJ is a must have for any serious student of Greek and the Kindle edition works wonderfully fast. The small fee is to support continued development of the Kindle version and meet the minimum Amazon price.
Notes:
1: The lexicon works only on E Ink devices i.e. the First generation Kindle, Kindle 2, Kindle 2 international version, Kindle DX, Kindle DX international version, Kindle DX Graphite, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle 4, Kindle Touch, Kindle 5, Kindle Paperwhite 1st and 2nd generation.


Product Details

  • File Size: 84203 KB
  • Publisher: Lighthouse Digital Publishing; Ninth edition (March 18, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0092K07BQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #324,873 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It works, but... November 13, 2012
By Picus
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I am immensly happy that at last there is a working ancient greek dictionary, and by working I mean that it works as a main dictionary, which allows you to look up for words in a given text. It understands inflected forms, but it works in a bit different way than other dictionaries I use, it redirects you to one or more main forms, and then, if marked, they will send you to a given lemma. Actually I think it's a good thing, because it happens quite often in Greek that a given form can be a result of inflection of more than one word.
But there are few complaints:
First of all some derivative words are found in Liddle Scott only inside some bigger, more important lemmata, and this has not changed in this version, so these words are not "working" properly in this dictionary, for example ἀóèåíÝù, but this is not a big issue if you are able to identify this "more important" lemma and find the given word by your own.
Secondly, and this is quite a big issue, the dictionary is formatted for modern greek only (grc), and so texts which are formatted only for ancient greek (ell) will not cooperate. I don't get the reason behind that, I want to believe that it's been overlooked by the creators and they will get it right as soon as possible so that all the ancient greek texts, and especially LXX that are available on the Amazon can be read with the help of this dict.. If this little issue is not fixed and if you can't change formatting of a book than this dictionary will not be very effective.
Because of the last issue I am givin 4, which would be otherwise 5.

Picus
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't Work in Any of My Kindle Devices September 13, 2013
Save your money. Big disappointment. Useless in my Kindle, in my IPad Kindle, in my Android Kindle. This should not be out there unless and until it is vastly improved and made accessible to the usual kindle devices.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Revisions have made this quite helpful after all January 4, 2013
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I was really hoping this would let me see the definitions of ancient Greek words in my digital ancient Greek texts in the same manner as the other Kindle dictionaries. It doesn't work that way at all and in fact one has to use beta code to access the Greek definitions in the lexicon.

After my deep initial disappointment I was contacted by the preparer of this resource and have installed an updated version that I now find works quite well To be sure, if one is seeking verbs by lemma, it is necessary to search the lexicon by beta code, but this is a much more helpful product than I had expected for use with ancient Greek texts, especially ones that I had myself prepared for reading on the Kindle.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars LS Lexicon does not work as advertised November 30, 2013
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It does not work as advertised. The only thing that appears are the Greek words with English transliterations - no definitions
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't ware your money October 31, 2013
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Very poor app. Nearly impossible to use. A waste of phone space. The Liddell and Scott is too great a resource to display so inefficiently.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Warning: does not work on iPad October 25, 2013
There should be a warning of some sort that this does not work for IPad. If it somehow does, were are the instructions? The instructions assume one has a Kindle device.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Could not use it August 12, 2013
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I could not use it. It would not work for the Kindle or any of the Kindle programs I tried. Do not waste your Coke money on this.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Does not work as intended September 28, 2013
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It can be selected as the default dictionary for my Kindle, but the automatic look up does not work with my Greek New Testament...
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1.0 out of 5 stars Check your Kindle reader platform first.
I was unable to load on a Downloaded Kindle App running on a windows 8.1 platform even though "windows" was shown as a compatible platform. Read more
Published 12 days ago by reality checker
1.0 out of 5 stars Did not work on my Paperwhite
Some reviewers say they got theirs to work on some Kindle somehow. The version purchased October 30 2014 simply failed to recognize most words on my Paperwhite, and never gave... Read more
Published 22 days ago by Colin McLarty
4.0 out of 5 stars The book is great, but I think that I will probably buy ...
I bought the ebook to replace the hardcopy I used to have. The book is great, but I think that I will probably buy the hard cover as well. Read more
Published 24 days ago by Pj Dupuis
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
cannot use it on my kindle, the buyer must read all the instructions before buying
Published 3 months ago by Paul Austin
1.0 out of 5 stars disappointed
There is no way to navigate this book effectively and I wish I had my money back. I expected something useful.
Published 6 months ago by Mike Klumpp
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent for practicing
It works (app kindle on ASUS Fonepad 7). A bit slow, and you have to search in beta code first (and for searching you need to know how to consult any Greek vocabulary in print -... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Stefania
4.0 out of 5 stars outstanding but tricky to use
great to have at your disposal in a kindle a work of such magnitude and perfection. but to get the hang of consulting it takes a lot of time and effort, and sometimes makes the... Read more
Published 6 months ago by gianfranco poggi
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good instrument
LSJ is a famous tool that doesn't need any commendations and it's a pleasure to have it on my kindle
Published 7 months ago by Miban
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