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English and Indian Language Dictionaries and Apps

SHABDKOSH.COM provides one of the world’s most popular English to Indian Language Dictionary services. With easy to use interface, comprehensive database, and useful features such as voice pronunciations in multiple accents, we are devoted to ensure that Indian language resources are as good as those for any other language in the world.

This site was started in 2003 and today, this site is used by millions of people from all over the world. It was here that world’s first Indian language online dictionary was published with no fonts to install, and it was here that spoken pronunciations were made available in not just English, but many Indian languages. And, the structure and the design of the site has been the basis and inspiration for many of the competitors too!


Writing complex sentences in English (For beginners)

Writing is one such skill that should be encouraged in young children. Read the article and understand what are complex sentences and its structure. Read more »

Punctuation rules

Read these basic rules that would help improve you writing style and make it a little more formal. Read more »

Improving writing skills

Writing is as important as reading and speaking. Writing helps create clear and easy to read messages. Read more »

English tenses

Knowing English tenses for a beginner is considered important. However, it is not really important for someone who speaks English on a regular basis or if it is a first language. Go through these tenses and try to understand them. Read more »
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Vocabulary Video Challenge Results

The Vocabulary Video Challenge was our first contest that was open to all schools in India and it was really inspiring to see participation from all over India. Thanks to all the students who participated, and to the parents and school teachers who supported this contest. We are happy to announce the results of this contest today!

World Hindi Day

Greetings to all our users on the occasion of World Hindi Day! We have been serving our users to learn Indian and English language words for last 19 years and hope to keeping doing the same in future!

Vocabulary Video Challenge

SHABDKOSH Vocabulary Video Challenge

School students in India are invited to create a short video to teach or help understand any of the words that we have featured in our Word of the Day column in last few years. The submission dates are from 1st December 2022 to 8th January 2023.

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