The Hindi Universal Word (UW) dictionary is released under GNU FDL

Universal Word - Hindi Dictionary

अंग्रेजी-हिन्दी कोश (यू.एन.एल पर आधारित)

English - Hindi - Universal word

Version 3.1

Click here to search the Hindi-English Dictionary (one can search Hindi or English word)

Universal Word - Hindi dictionary is being made at CFILT, IIT Bombay for the purpose of Machine Translation. The user can search the Hindi and English words and phrases. This lexicon also provides the grammatical, morphological and semantic attributes of the Hindi words. This version contains 131386 words.

Note: The English sentences and glosses used are borrowed mostly from online dictionaries such as Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary and English WordNet.

Principal Investigator : Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya

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This dictionary uses unicode encoding to display Hindi text. To view it properly you should have unicode enabled operating system such as windows XP or Linux system (Unicode enabled, distributions after 20003). If Unicode support is not available then you can not see Hindi text from the website.


Ontology helps to describe gramatical, morphological, syntactic, semantic and other spacial features of a word

Noun Ontology
Adjective Ontology
Adverb Ontology
Verb Ontology
Language Diversity Cases

Technical discription: The dictionary is maintained in the Mysql Database on Linux machine. The web-interface is created using the PHP.

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