Edited by George P. Malalasekera, London, 1937-38.
This comprehensive reference covers all proper names one will find in the Pali canon and primary commentaries. It provides sufficient information to place each proper name - physically (or mythicly) for place names, in time and school of thought for individuals. It provides the references to the source material, and etymologies where appropriate.
On Leigh Brasington’s site, Pali dictionaries in text/data format, for use with Leigh’s own database program. Download the program & dictionary data (instructions on the site).
This dictionary can be quite useful in looking up the meaning of some Pali words, if you know how to find the Sanskrit counterparts of Pali forms. The on-line version of the dictionary is available at http://www.sanskrit-lexicon.uni-koeln.de/scans/MWScan/tamil/index.html .
This glossary covers many of the Pali words and technical terms that you may come across in the books and on the Internet.
Study of the meanings of Pali words by Michael Olds.