Need a Dutch English general purpose, online dictionary
Thread poster: María Teresa Taylor Oliver

María Teresa Taylor Oliver  Identity Verified
Panama
Local time: 17:52
English to Spanish
+ ...
Mar 11, 2005

Hello! Does anybody know of a really good, reliable, Dutch / English, general purpose, online dictionary?

So far I've been using Lexicool http://www.lexicool.com/ and Ectaco http://www.ectaco.com/, and I was just wondering if there is a better one, or if, indeed, those two are worth it

Thanks a lot!

[Edited at 2005-03-11 03:49]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Anjo Sterringa  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 00:52
Member (2003)
English to Dutch
+ ...
vanDale Mar 11, 2005

Hi, the only 'real' NL-EN-NL dictionary is vanDale. Not available on-line, but available on a CDROM.

The Ectaco site is about language software. This company has something like that, including the (small) vanDale:
http://dictionary.cpen.com/index_html
http://dictionary.cpen.com/Dictionaries/dictionary_view?dictionary_id=6

Is that what you were looking for? This is the vanDale website:
http://www.vandale.nl/.
VanDale does not come cheap though.

There is also another dictionary technology, and you can download its dictionaries:
http://www.ifinger.com/Default.asp?
http://www.ifinger.com/shop/default.asp?productsok=&pubid=&catid=&slanguage=1043&searchmodus=true

They use the 'Prisma' dictionaries', which are OK as well, and a download is quite cheap (EUR 16.95).
Ah, I just saw you also have a free 30-day trial period, so you can download it for free....
http://www.ifinger.com/registration/userdownloads.asp

I use i-finger for some glossaries I have and it works quite well.

HTH, Anjo


[Edited at 2005-03-11 09:09]

[Edited at 2005-03-11 09:15]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Orla Ryan  Identity Verified
Ireland
Local time: 23:52
Websters Dutch Mar 11, 2005

I use http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/definition/Dutch-english/ for veru general purposes. It's not exhaustive, but it's a good plan B

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Lawyer-Linguist  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 23:52
Dutch to English
+ ...
Van Dale Mar 12, 2005

You can also have 30 days free access to Van Dale (monolingual and DU»EN) via Babylon now. Babylon is not just their own resources anymore. Far cheaper than buying the dico in book or CD rom format.

www.babylon.com


Direct link Reply with quote
 

11thmuse  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:52
English to Dutch
+ ...
If you're quick ..... Mar 12, 2005

19-Feb-2005 / wang xingang


Dictionary: "PRISMA Dutch-English Dictionary and CD-Rom (translation software) " 5 euro

Phone: xxxxxxxxx Mail: xingang.wang@wur.nl

Prisma is an excellent basic dictionary Dutch English.


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Maria Castro[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Need a Dutch English general purpose, online dictionary

Advanced search







WordFinder
The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »
CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums