Latin Vocab Tool

The Latin Vocab Tool is aimed at intermediate students of Latin and promotes reading by seamless integration of a dictionary resource to look up and parse the occasional word. It also enables users to keep track of the words they look up. Unlike a plugin or addon, this bookmarklet requires no installation; simply drag this link to your bookmarks: Latin Vocab Tool. On any website, highlight the Latin word you wish to look up and click on the bookmarklet. It will:

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Try out the bookmarklet on the opening lines from Cicero's First Catilinarian Oration:

"Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra? quam diu etiam furor iste tuus nos eludet? quem ad finem sese effrenata iactabit audacia? Nihilne te nocturnum praesidium Palati, nihil urbis vigiliae, nihil timor populi, nihil concursus bonorum omnium, nihil hic munitissimus habendi senatus locus, nihil horum ora voltusque moverunt? Patere tua consilia non sentis, constrictam iam horum omnium scientia teneri coniurationem tuam non vides? Quid proxima, quid superiore nocte egeris, ubi fueris, quos convocaveris, quid consilii ceperis, quem nostrum ignorare arbitraris? O tempora, o mores!"