This is an extensively cross-referenced interactive English - German Dictionaries search engine, including examples taken from classic literature passages depicting the usage of most used words in both languages.
Our graphic interface is simple and up to the point, you just type the word in need of translation and either press MEANING or Bedeutung for either English or German translation.
About the dictionary files: Published under GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, version 2 or later, downloaded from the freedict.de project.
About the excerpts used to depict usage of most common words: Extracted from books written by William Shakespeare, Franz Kafka, and other classic authors both from English and German literature sourced from public domain repositories.
We dedicate our website and Android App to the figure of Konrad Duden: During his entire life, Konrad Duden strove toward the unification and simplification of the German orthography.
His 1880 dictionary marks the start of the Duden series, which included 28,000 words on 187 pages on it's first edition. In 1902, the German parliamentary upper house declared his rules for orthography mandatory in official state documents.
Austria, Hungary and Switzerland followed.
One hundred years after his death, the Duden dictionary keeps it's beacon as the authoritative source for German orthography. (Source: Wikipedia)
New version: Now the whole dictionary resides on your Android device. You won't need an Internet connection in order to translate German - English words !