Online Dictionaries From Around The World!
Presented here is a collection of pages with links to online dictionaries in languages from all over the world, including monolingual online dictionaries, bilingual online dictionaries, online technical and specialty dictionaries, and online translation engines and hyper-dictionaries. If you find any of the links dead and you want to notify us, or if you have recommendations for another dictionary to add to the site, contact us by email at
Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic - An online HTML and searchable dictionary of Old Icelandic, with both the original page images in GIF format, and scanned text conversions in HTML format, plus also downloadable RTF files of the dictionary (in progress). The text conversions can be compared with the page originals by clicking on an icon. For searching, simply add the words you wish to search for in the text box and click on the button. Make sure that the word "Zoega" is included in the search string. For instance, if you wish to search for the word 'ship', then you should enter "Zoega ship" in the search box.
An Icelandic-English Dictionary - An Icelandic-English Dictionary, by Richard Cleasby and Gudbrand Vigfusson, was published in 1874, and is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary on Old Icelandic. The dictionary is searchable online, and also has an index with TIFF and PNG image scans, plus HTML text conversion.
Icelandic Word Bank - This data bank contains glossaries from many technical fields, with the most common languages Icelandic and English, but many of the glossaries are multilingual and the most frequent additional languages being Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish and French. Today there are 36 glossaries containing about 125,000 terms in the display section, all accessible to the user in a single search, and additional 13 glossaries at different stages in the processing section. With interfaces in a number of languages, just click on the flag.
Hugtakasafn Translation Centre Dictionary - Icelandic multilingual dictionary, that gives equivalents and common phrases in Icelandic, English, French, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Latin, or searches in all languages simultaneously.
Ordabok.is Icelandic-English Dictionary - An English-Icelandic and Icelandic-English dictionary with 138,000 headwords. In addition to traditional vocabulary, it also contains thousands of new terms that have entered the language in recent decades. With both Icelandic and English interfaces. Requires subscription with fee.
Icelandic Wiktionary - A free online monolingual Icelandic dictionary that already contains over 10.000 entries and is growing, it can be edited by everyone (like Wikipedia). It also contains the flexions of nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, and other parts of speech.
Dict.info Danish Dictionaries - A collection of free Danish bilingual dictionaries for English, Czech, Dutch, Slovak, Faroese, and French. Browsable online, with word searches, and downloadable data files.