Dictionaries and encyclopaedias



THE French encyclopaedia. A mine of all kinds of information.

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Wikipedia is an online encyclopaedia in several languages, written in a collaborative way and sustained by a non-profit-making organisation.

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This site brings together various dictionary sources. Very useful and all in one place.

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TV5 Monde offers this useful on-line dictionary.

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An excellent resource - a dictionary from the Quebec Government Office for the French language.

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An on-line dictionary and encyclopaedia.

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A dictionary of 'argot' - French slang, compiled by fans of Renaud, an icon of French music who uses argot in his songs. Very pleasant interface for the dictionary.

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Dictionary of Canadian French as spoken in Quebec. Comparison with standard French.

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A very detailed dictionary of etymology from the French National Centre for Lexical Resources.

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