Free online dictionaries (with pronunciation)

Author: Jadranka Bokan

If you are uncertain about which good online dictionary you could use for free, here are some good solutions for you:

1. HUEBER

This is a  good solution for beginners because this dictionary enables native speakers to find translations from their languages into German. Here are the combinations that are available for you:

English-German, Polish-German and Spanish-German (and vice versa)

2. DUDEN

This is a German-German solution which is great for advanced learners.

Important note for beginners: every word in the above dictionaries has its own audio version which you can listen and hear how you should pronounce the word in question.

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3. PONS

This online dictionary will help you to translate any word in many different languages. It also offers an online vocabulary trainer.

4. dict.cc

This dictionary stands out with the huge number of language combinations that it offers. Among other usual combinations (like German – Englisch, German – Spanish etc.), you can find the following “exotic” combinations: German – Latin, German – Esperanto,  German – Serbian etc. That’s just great!

5. Redensarten-Index

This dictionary is intended for advanced learners. it contains only idioms with lots of examples.

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