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Shabdanjali - English Hindi Dictionary

This is the Shabdanjali Dictionary that is licensed under GPL. Once you download this file to your computer, it can be opened using WinZip (or some other program that can read Zip files). There will be one file for each alphabet and that will have words, meanings and example sentences.


The students practical dictionary

This is the public domain dictionary ‘The Students Practical Dictionary’, fifth edition, compiled by Ram Narain Lal in 1936.

Download eng-hin.pdf

Shabdanjali with StarDict

Here is a English-Hindi dictionary that you can install on the computer and do not need to be online to search meanings. It is a very good dictionary.

This dictionary is a combined package of StarDict (a free dictionary software under GPL) and Shabdajali. Shabdanjali has been developed by the Language Technology Research Center at Indian Institute of Information Technology in Hyderabad, India.


To download the StarDict source code (not applicable to most users), please see





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