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Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)

Searching by Word Forms

Note: While TLG is a database of Greek texts, all of the author names and titles of works are in Latin.

  • To search for a word across a variety of authors, click on the "Text Search" link from the menu at the top of the screen.


  • If you want to search for specific word forms, select the "Word Index" button on the next screen.  

  • Then, after clicking the Greek keyboard icon, type in the word form you would like to search for.

  • TLG will produce search results matching the string of Greek letters you entered.

  • You can narrow your search by selecting the specific forms from the menu on the left side of the screen and clicking "Go."  The results for the selected words will appear. 

  • NOTE: You can adjust the lines of context from the Greek text that appear, by using the lines of context box above the results.


  • If you want to locate a printed copy of the Greek text, click on the red title of the work.