Digital Edition of the Vocabulário Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa (VOLP-1940)


  • Project identification: Edição Digital do Vocabulário Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa (VOLP-1940)
  • Group: LLT – Lexicology, Lexicography and Terminology
  • Coordination: Rute Costa
  • Start date: June 2019
  • Keywords: Vocabularies; Digital lexicography; TEI.


The main objective of the project Vocabulário Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa (VOLP-1940) is the digitization of the Vocabulário Ortográfico da Língua Portuguesa – the first orthographic vocabulary of Portuguese language with the endorsement of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (Academia de Ciências de Lisboa), published in 1940 by the National Press of Lisbon – and the treatment of the text according to the TEI Guidelines, with the purpose of making it available online.
The aim is to create a computerized textual base of open access, with the definition and implementation of database applications that allow the introduction of dating functions, authorization of lexical occurrences and grammatical items, and automation of procedures.


Rute Costa
Ana Salgado