In a message dated 11/2/2003 6:15:06 AM Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes:


>does anyone know any software that can be used to make a dictionary for a new >conlang?
>for dictionary-maker i mean a software that includes the option of long and >complex definitions, bilingual comments and ethimology.


I've heard that some people use The Linguist's Shoebox from SIL, which was intended for linguists investigating natural languges:

http://www.ethnologue.com/tools_docs/shoebox.asp

I have not yet used it myself.  I just have a huge stack of disordered notes on paper.

Doug