The Conceptual File of Estonian Lexis of the Institute of the Estonian Language
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Eesti Keele Instituudi mõisteline sõnavarakartoteek
The idea comes from Andrus Saareste. Collection started in the 1920s and went on until mid-1930s. Unlike the geographic division typical of dialect collections, here the vocabulary is divided by conceptual affinity. Material has been collected from the following domains: Marriage, Time, Gardening, Love life, Buildings, Haymaking, Weather, Humans, Fishing, Cattle breeding, Body, Clothing, Handicrafts, Traffic, Flax works, Animals, Mineral resources, Landscapes, Seabirds, Maritime affairs, Apiculture, Forestry, Measurement, Playing, Sign, Magic, Dishes, Woodwork, Agriculture, Family, Vehicles, Firmament, Volition, Plants, Health, Nourishment, Fire, Emotional life, Cognition, Work, Religion, Waterbodies, Water vehicles, Vodka, Wool, Colour, and Justice and Society.
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