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
John Shakespear's A Dictionary, Hindustani And English - Online searchable edition of John Shakespear's A dictionary, Hindustani and English: with a copious index, fitting the work to serve, also, as a dictionary of English and Hindustani., 3rd ed., much enl. London: Printed for the author by J.L. Cox and Son: Sold by Parbury, Allen, & Co., 1834. Includes Perso-Arabic, Devanagari and Latin alphabets; in order to display the non-Latin characters a Unicode font must be installed.
Platts' A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English - Online searchable edition of John T. Platts' A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co., 1884. Includes Perso-Arabic, Devanagari and Latin alphabets; in order to display the non-Latin characters a Unicode font must be installed.
UrduWord.com English-Urdu Dictionary - Online bilingual Urdu-English dictionary with both Romanized Urdu transcriptions and Urdu Naskh script in JPEG image format. Searchable in both English and Urdu, and browsable alphabetically.
Vaneeta's Urdu-English Dictionary - HTML Urdu-English dictionary with browsable index, that contains commonly used Urdu words in Songs, Ghazals, Urdu Poetry as well as day-today conversations (with origin from Arabic, Greek, Hindi, Persian, Sanskrit and Turkish), arranged according to English alphabets, with about 11,200 words at present.
Bharatiya Bhasha Kosh - Bharatiya Bhasha Kosh is a freely downloadable Windows 98/2000/XP software dictionary which provides a common platform for 14 Indian languages. Compiled by language scholars, it is a collection of nearly 5000 words and their corresponding meanings in 13 other languages. This is part of an effort to bring official language Hindi closer to other Indian languages and analyze the similarity between them, keeping in mind words used in day to day life, words that pertain to Indian culture and its traditions.