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Sheels Hindi to English Dictionary

Sheels Dictionaryis a free and useful offline Hindi to English and English to Hindi dictionary software created by Sheelnidhi Gupta. This software contains both type of dictionaries i.e. from Hindi to English and English to Hindi. Additionally there are lots of useful features which makes it useful and easy to use. It provides the meanings of the words to the users in an easy format and easy to use interface. This dictionary comes with a basic set of features that are developed to make this software easy to use and highly efficient at the same time.

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Author: Sheelnidhi Gupta
Latest Version: 2.0 (Read Release Notes)
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Download Count: Over 7 Million downloads till date.
Category: Education
Language: Hindi, English
Price: Free (0$) Operating System: Windows
Date Published: 2010-08-15
Date Modified: September 14, 2014
File Size: 8.37 MB (8780800 Bytes)
System Requirements: Inte…
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Release Notes

Sheels Dictionary Release 2.0 - September 14, 20141.Added new words in database, now it contains 1,95,699 words. 2.Added facility to search and type words phonetically. 3.Facility of typing comma (,) and some punctuation marks has been added while adding and modifying words. 4.Added Devnagari and Phonetic Keyboard help under Help menu. 5.Editing word has been made simple and now it does not require providing word number. 6.Fixed an issue with searching – In version 1.0 while searching “द” list of “छ” appeared. 7.Searching has been made faster by using new algorithm. 8.Added facility of state storing. Now the same dictionary will be opened on restarting software which was last closed. If user will close Hindi Dictionary, next time Hindi Dictionary will open and if user closes English Dictionary, next time same will open. 9.Graphical User Interface has been more simplified and now it takes less space on users system. 10.3D toolbar has been removed. 11.Facility of Go To has been removed. 12.This ve…

Mispronounced Words Part II

List of wrongly pronounced words in India - Part IIWe have already seen some commonly used mispronounced words in our previous post. Here are some more common words which are wrongly pronounced by many persons.
Athlete – It is pronounced as /ATH-LETE/ not /ath-uh-lete/. The word has two syllables, not three.Asterisk – It is pronounced as /AS-TER-ISK/ not /as-ter-ik/. Notice the second S.Ask – It is pronounced as /ASK/ not /aks/. The S comes before the K.Accessory – It is pronounced as AK-SESS-OR-Y not as ASS-ESS-OR-Y. The first C has a “hard” sound.Arctic – Note the C after the R. It is pronounced as ARK-TIK not AR-TIK.Anyway – The problem with this word the addition of an unnecessary sound. Don’t add an s to make it “anyways.” The word is ANYWAY.Aegis – The ae in this word is pronounced "ee". It is pronounced as EE-JIS not AY-JIS.Chef - It is pronounced as SHef not che-f. The word ch is represented in three different sounds in English. For example /tch/ as in Munch, /k/ as i…

Apostrophe Rules

Apostrophes (’) helps us to make our sentences short but putting them in the wrong place is one of the most common mistakes in the English grammar. It is normally used for two reasons: to show possession or to indicate ownership and to show that certain letters in a contraction are missing. The rules for apostrophes vary with the type of word. A lot of people are confused about when they can use an apostrophe and when they don’t. Here are a few apostrophe rules which will help you: Apostrophes are used to indicate possession. It means that an apostrophe with an "s" after a proper noun indicates that the person, place or thing owns the particular thing. For Example: Mohan’s house or Ram’s car. Remember: a possessive noun needs an apostrophe + “s” (’s) at the end. If there is already an “s”, you have to just add the apostrophe. If there is no “s,” you have to add both - first the apostrophe, and then the “s”.To indicate something belonging to one person, the apostrophe put the…

Phonic Rules

10 Rules for better English PronunciationPhonics refers to associating letters or group of letters along with the sounds they represent. In simple words we can say that Phonics is one method of teaching how to read and pronounce. It is an important tool for reading, writing and pronouncing words. The goal of phonics is to enable learners to decode new written words by pronouncing them in phonics terms. Phonics is normally a part of primary education and if not mastered properly it can lead us towards the incorrect pronunciation of words. Before starting rules for pronunciation lets see the meaning of vowels and consonants which is important part of this topic.
Vowels: There are 26 alphabet letters in English language. Out of these A, E, I, O, and U are vowels. These are the speech sounds made with your mouth open and your tongue in the middle of your mouth not touching your teeth and lips. Vowels can be "Long" or "Short". Sometimes "y" & "w" …

Mispronounced Words

List of wrongly pronounced words in India - Part IPronunciation is the way or the manner of speaking a word. A word can be pronounced in different ways by various persons depending on many factors such as: their location, education, social class, childhood, voice disorders and many more. It is an undeniable fact that in India people have acquired a not-so-bad command of English language but still the mispronunciation of certain words is very common among a good majority of English speakers in India. Below is the list of some commonly used mispronounced words. Science: It is pronounced as saayans not as signs.Receipt: It is pronounced as ri-seet not as ricept.Almond: It is pronounced as Ah-mund, (L is silent) not as Aal-mund.Bury: It is pronounced as Be-ri and not as Burr-ri.Dengue: It is pronounced as Den-gee not as Den-goo.Pizza: It is pronounced as peet-zuh not as Pi-za.Genre: It is pronounced as Zhon-ruh not as Jen-ner.Quote: It is pronounced as kwo-te not as coat.Sour: It is pronou…