Home      OSAChome       1.Reference       2.Lang.Activities       3.Tests       4. Media       5.Vlibraries    6.TESOL       7.Elearning & OnlineCourseDesign        8.Lang.testing       9.Open & Distance Learning       10.Webtools


esd1. REFERENCE: b) FREE MULTILINGUAL DICTIONARIES AND TRANSLATORS


Bab.la Dictionaries
 
  • translations in many different languages, ranging from colloquial and regional expressions to more technical or field-specific vocabulary
  • search filters, synonyms, pronunciation, sample sentences and much more
  • interactive - you are offered the chance to help improve the dictionaries

Your Dictionary.com - Languages and Translations

  • mulitlingual dictionaries
  • absolutely huge selection of languages including Eskimo, Farsi, Gujarati, Hausa, Kurdish, Macedonian, Swahili,Ukrainian and so many more
  • more than 280 online dictionaries

Ectaco Dictionaries Online

  • online word translation of 220 languages
  • includes Albanian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Polish, Portugese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Yiddish, Vietnamese
  • fast, well laid out

Indo-Iranian Languages

from Your Dictionary.com

  • Bengali, Urdu, Hindi, Farsi and several others
  • Sanskrit - Cologne database

Langtolang.com

  • multilingual dictionary
  • Arabic, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portugese (Brazil), Portugese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
  • gives simple one word results
  • includes section on basics for travellers e.g. days, numbers
  • Word Quiz where you can test your word translations

IATE - InterActive Terminology for Europe

  • used by translators at European Parliament
  • available for Bulgarian, Czech, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, Irish (Gaelic), Hungarian, Italian, Latin, Lithuanian, Lativan, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portugese, Romanina, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
  • includes useful examples of the word from the target country

Onelook Dictionary

  • multilingual dictionary
  • for each word offers a choice of resources including Yiddish-Hebrew-English-German-Russian Picture Dictionary, My Hebrew Picture Dictionary, The Bali Online Travel Guide, for example, as well as more traditional language translation resources
  • it works and is easy to use

Little Explorer's Picture Dictionary

  • English - English or multilingual delightful picture dictionary
  • asks for donations but these are not compulsory - you need to scroll down
  • Dutch, English, French, German, Portugese, Spanish, Italian, Swedish
  • designed for children and teachers of children
  • helpful for ELT (for Young Learners)
  • words, pictures & definitions, explanations

Middle East and Islamic Studies Collection

Cornell University Library

  • English, Arabic, French, German, Egyptian, Hebrew etc
  • simple word lookup or sometimes translation
  • Islamic dictionary

English - Japanese Dictionary

  • English/Japanese
  • simple word lookup

English - Urdu Dictionary

  • English - Urdu internet dictionary from UrduWord.com
  • will take Urdu script or Roman Urdu

Andy Miles - English to Spanish Business glossary

  • direct search
  • useful definitions

2002- 2014  English Study Direct