Dictionary software is a very important tool for anyone who is learning a new language it may be either Hindi or English. Have you ever noticed how some people, who seem very witty and intelligent in their writing, can surprise you with their limited vocabulary when they speak to you in person? A good bilingual dictionary software (Hindi-English-Hindi)is recommended for students who already have a high standard of English & Hindi and want to learn more and more words. Dictionary software’s are the best choice for students. A cheaper possibility, if you are going to work or cyber at the computer with an internet connection, is to use an online dictionary. Simply open Google and type “online Hindi English dictionary”, you will get a long list of different online dictionaries. But it is not possible every time so the offline solution is best for everyone. A very good one for students is the Sheels Hindi to English Dictionary which is available for free.
To improve your vocabulary Sheels Dictionary is a super tool. With a good bilingual dictionary you can do the following:
- Find the meaning of a word
- Check the spelling of English or Hindi word
- Find the translation of a word
- Find the synonym a word
- Improve your word count i.e. vocabulary
To be a good dictionary user, however, it is not enough to know what to use the dictionary for. It must consist of the some specialties. All the purposes listed above should be solved. As well as this, you need to be able to find the word what you are looking for very quickly and most important you need to be sure that you have found what you were looking for. Finding Hindi or English words quickly in a printed dictionary is a skill that you need to practice. Of course, you will need to know the alphabets perfectly. Use the guide words at the top of each dictionary page. But finding a word in software is easy task, just write the desired word in the search box, related words will appear automatically in below. When you look up a word, you find that it has more than one meaning. If you are not sure which one is correct first, check through all the meanings and find the one that makes most sense in the context where you found the word. You will find that many of the different meanings are similar and this should be enough to give you a good idea what the word means. Second, if you really want to make sure, think what the word is in your own language and look it up in a bilingual dictionary. If one of the English translations is the original word you looked up, then you will be satisfied that you have found the right meaning.
A problem you may have while navigating is when you want to check your spelling but you can’t find the word you’re looking for. If you are sure of the first few letters, just look down the list until you find the right spelling. If you are not sure of the first few letters, you can try some other possibilities. For example some words start with “s” sound but have P as starting letter, some words that start with an “n” sound have k as their first letter; e.g. knowledge. So it the word is not in the list of N, you can look in the list of K.
When you look up a word in your own language in dictionary, you will probably find that there is more than one meaning. If you are not sure which to use, you can look up the word in English to Hindi Dictionary.