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Your guess about the cases is correct. "jemandem" and "jemanden" are different inflections of "jemand". "jemandem" is dative, "jemanden" is accusative. You find this with verbs because many verbs take objects, which have to be in a certain case -- depending on the verb in question. "jemand" means someone, and thus refers to a person. "etwas" means something ...


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Die sind zwar eher scherzhaft gemeint, aber die Langenscheidt Lilliput Wörterbücher sind glaub ich gar nicht so schlecht. Zumindest sind sie sehr preiswert. ;-) Es gibt davon Deutsch - Badisch Bairisch Berlinerisch Fränkisch Hessisch Kölsch Plattdeutsch Ruhrpott-Deutsch Schweizerdeutsch Schwäbisch Sächsisch Wienerisch


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I found this site, called German Dialects on the Internet (look at the EDIT part below), which is supposed to help teachers, both from High Schools and Universities to help their students to better understand the dialectal differences among the various German regions and the other German-speaking countries. I've tried some links, and unfortunately not all ...


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Es gibt jetzt anscheinend eine eigene Adresse (Domain) für die Wörterbücher: http://www.woerterbuchnetz.de/ Rechte liegen beim Kompetenzzentrum für elektronische Erschließungs- und Publikationsverfahren in den Geisteswissenschaften an der Universität Trier.


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"Langenscheidt" refers to a well-known German publisher of foreign language dictionaries and is sometimes used as a generic term for "dictionary". A bit more information about the company: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langenscheidt


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I haven't found a single resource yet that would cover all dialects, but there are definitely dictionaries for single dialects or dialect groups. The University of Augsburg has a very interesting project called "Atlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache", where they conduct surveys concerning everyday matters and how they are called in different places, and then ...


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Ich habe nicht alle ausprobiert, aber ich denke das von Langenscheidt ist das Beste. Es hat genug Audiosamples, jedoch wenige Beispielsätze. Dafür eignet sich Dictionary for German as a foreign language PREMIUM by PONS zum Nachschlagen von Beispielen - hat aber keine Audiosamples. iPad Duden - German spelling dictionary, 25th edition (beinhaltet aber ...


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I will try to split your question into three parts and answer them separately. Some general remarks: unlike in English dictionaries, it is rather uncommon for German dictionaries to provide any phonetic transcription. Most German words (more than 95%) are just read according to simple rules and you don't need a special IPA case for every word. Duden, one of ...


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There's a piece of software for Android that lets you download and view the English wiktionary offline. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=wikokit.kiwidict.enwikt I had to download the dictionary file separately to get it to work (see description in marketplace). And Personally, I don't think pdf style dictionaries would be very user-friendly, ...


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Check WortSuche - it seems to do what you are looking for. Depending on what you want to do, 2rhyme might help - a German rhyme dictionary. Google doesn't do it at all, as far as I know.


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We started a non-commercial wiki-based project for the dialect of the town of Flörsheim in South Hessian. Special about the site is that it's not just a collection of arbitrary dialect words, but has the intention to build a dictionary in collobarative work which is planned to be put on paper in the near future. While knowing this is a very local site, the ...


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Langenscheidt’s Professional-Wörterbuch Englisch software (for Windows, Mac or smartphones) looks like it might have the features you’re looking for, except the “Word Forms” tables giving all declensions only seem to be available for English headwords.


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Ich verweise mal auf Bairisch – das echte Hochdeutsch – Wort für Wort . Ich kenne diesen Band zwar nicht persönlich, kenne aber viele andere Bände der Kauderwelsch Reihe. Weitere Dialekte und Deutsch für Fremdsprachler aus der Reihe findest du hier. Worte die unser voreiliger Oberzensor vermutlich, (vielleicht zu ich ihm ja auch unrecht) als obzön ...


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Die Bücher von Otto Hietsch sind sehr hilfreich. Für Bairisch gibt es: Bavarian into English: A lexical and cultural guide. Es gibt "Volume One" und "Volume Two", auch wenn Amazon nicht das zweite Buchband nennt. Für Österreichisch gibt es: From "anbandeln" to "Zwetschkenknodel: An Austrian lexical and cultural guide


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Da ich selbst keine Appleprodukte verwende, konnte ich die folgenden für Apple erhältlichen Wörterbücher nicht selbst testen: German English Dictionary by Cole Zhu Linguadict „Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch“ von bab.la... PONS


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With egrep you may search local databases: egrep "lauf/" /var/cache/postgresql/dicts/de_de.dict Egrep (or grep -e) is capable to search regular expressions. Now you need an open dictionary to search for. In the postgresql dicts, words are ending in a slash, so you would just append an slash to your word Ablauf/STpmij Anlauf/Spmij Auflauf/Spm ...


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I use the UltraLingua iOS App on my iPod Touch, and am very happy with it. I believe the actual dictionary content comes from Collins and is very good (the best German-English dictionary you can get either paper or electronic, as far as I know), it has a lot of words in it, full conjugations of verbs, genders and plural forms of nouns, example phrases, etc. ...


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You are looking for a dictionary that clusters words for some selected topics. In German it is called "thematischer Wortschatz". Major publishers specialising in language education do have books for exactly this issue. A quick look on amazon.com offers e.g. Mastering German Vocabulary: A Thematic Approach.


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If you go to the download section of dict.cc, you can download offline dictionaries. I have not tried this with Windows or Linux, but on a Mac, you can download the dictionary for Mac OS X 10.6 (works on 10.7 and 10.8 too). Once you download the file linked here for convenience, you have two choices: You could just double click the package installer and ...


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Try the free dict.cc app. You can download the abridged dictionary or the full one with >1'000'000 entries (~800mb) once the app is installed. The text part of the dictionary works with or without internet, but to actually use the audio recordings (most words have native recordings and for those that do not there's a computerized one) you'll need to be ...


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Being this too long to be posted as a comment, it's been converted into an answer. You might be interested in the questions and answers given here: Online dictionary where I can search for second half of compound noun How to perform an advanced search of German nouns in Wiktionary restricting both gender and ending? The title of this one doesn't sound ...


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In Wiktionary you can use the asterik * as a wildcard Refer to their help talk page about it. Example looking for female plural endings *-innen and Substantiv


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I don't know of any published German-English dictionaries off the top of my head, but http://dict.cc/ has a mobile app for iOS that allows you to download its database for offline use, provides you have an iOS-powered device: Paid dict app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dict.cc+-dictionary/id521791825?mt=8 Free dict app: ...


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Well, apparently (I didn't know, I looked it up), the name Langenscheidt comes from Langscheyt which refers to a place near a lange Scheide. Scheide in names of places nearly always refers to watershed. In this case a long (lang) mountain crest is meant, which is a watershed. That's a possible etymology. But currently it is no word. (I assumed you already ...


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Some of the dictionaries in our list of online dictionaries also provide a similar app for Android. Below are two examples of free apps with audio recordings: Leo dictionary Dict.cc dictionary For listening to professional audio recordings on pronunciation there also are the non-free Duden Android apps which come in various editions but they are German ...


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You might try a German / German dictionary (Einsprachiges Wörterbuch). If you look up a word in it, you will get an explanation in German, which includes some contextual information and offer synonyms. Of course, you might have to look up some of the other words used if it's a complex context. If you're searching for an online dictionary, you could give ...


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Ich bin sehr zufrieden mit der dict.cc-App. Es gibt eine kostenlose, werbefinanzierte, und eine Plus-Version. Es können außer englisch auch noch zahlreiche andere Sprachpakete heruntergeladen werden. Es gibt auch eine Sprachausgabe, die dann aber eine Internetverbindung voraussetzt. Die Übersetzung in beide Richtungen geht aber vollständig offline.


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I am categorizing answers here. I am sorry but mobile dictionaries are iPhone/iPad-biased, you could suggest other-platforms-biased edits if you need them. Essentials Pronunciation hier Mobile iPhone/iPad-biased dictionaries hier Comparison Linguee.de here for comparisons between English and Deutsch. DWDS.de here: analysis, ...



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