This bookmarklet supports research in Slavonic historical linguistics with focus on Old Church Slavonic and Old Russian. It offers a selection of lexical and grammatical dictionaries, corpora, a transliteration function and a virtual keyboard for historical Cyrillic characters.

By clicking the bookmarklet from your bookmarks toolbar, a dictionary menu will appear on your browser screen. Any word you enter in this menu (or any word you have selected from a web site before) can be looked up in one or more online dictionaries which are listed below the input field. You can also look up a specific word on a web site by selecting it with the cursor and then running the bookmarklet bookmarklet afterwards by clicking on it.

OCS dicts Old Church Slavonic dictionaries, corpora, Cyrillic input and transliteration

It's easiest to understand the concept of the bookmarklet by simply clicking this DEMO.

To use the bookmarklet, you'll have to drag the button into your bookmarks toolbar. A right-click"save as bookmark" would also make it. Important is that it will be saved as a bookmark.

Additional information

Read more about what bookmarklets are.

The bookmarklet virtually work with any browser on almost any web site except on Facebook.

By clicking on the icon next to the input field a virtual keyboard will appear which eases typing historical Cyrillic characters.

Technical information

This weblink calls the JavaScript language file and applies it to the current web site. Furthermore the script calls the files keyboard.js, keyboard.css, style.css and bigger.css from the same directory. Consequently, the bookmarklets will only work with an established internet connection.

The bookmarklet may be downloaded from this site or from GitHub. You may edit and use it in other places e.g. on your own server.

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