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Wikipedia's contents: Glossaries

A glossary is a list of specialised or technical words with their meanings. Listed below are many glossaries supporting a wide range of subjects. See also Category:Wikipedia glossaries. Also try our sister project Wiktionary.

General reference

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Culture and the arts

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Health and fitness

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History and events

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Human activities

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Mathematics and logic

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Natural and physical sciences

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People and self

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Philosophy and thinking

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Religion and belief systems

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Society and social sciences

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Business, politics, and law

Languages and slang

Main list: Lists of English words

Quebec FrenchLanguage teaching terms and ideasRhetorical termsAlternative words for BritishGreek words for loveCase-sensitive English wordsChicano Caló words and expressionsDacian wordsEnglish words containing Q not followed by UEnglish words with disputed usageFrench words of Arabic originFrequently misused English wordsReplaced loan words in TurkishSelf-contradicting words in EnglishLongest English words with one syllableWords derived from toponymsWords having different meanings in British and American EnglishWords that may be spelled with a ligatureWords without vowel letters


English dialects

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African originAfrikaans originArabic originAustralian Aboriginal originCeltic originChinese originCzech originDutch originEtruscan originFinnish originFrench originFrench expressionsGerman expressionsGerman loan wordsGerman originGermanic and Latinate equivalentsGreek derivationHawaiian originHebrew originHungarian originIndian origin (Sanskrit, Tamil, Hindi, Urdu, Telugu) • Indonesian originIrish originIrishJapanese originKorean originLatin derivationMalay originMaori originNative American originNorwegian originOld Norse originPersian originPolish originPortuguese originRomanian originRussian originSami originScots originScottish originScottish Gaelic originSpanish originSwedish originTurkic originUkrainian originWelsh originYiddish origin

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Technology and applied sciences

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