News about latest changes to this site
Site Redesign and Community Features
We have just completed re-designing this site. Here are some of the key changes:
- Redesign of the contribution interface
- Forums for help with translations and language learning
- Easier transliteration input for Hindi
- Regularly published Word of the Day column
- New content in the Quote of the Day column
- Better server for faster performance
- Updated member profile interface
Please tell us what you think. Your feedback is always appreciated!
First week of site transition
In the first week of transition to the new look of Shabdkosh, we got a lot of emails.
A large number of users from India, Australia, UAE, USA and other countries complained about the change in the Hindi input facility. User convenience is top priority for us and so, we have brought the features back! You would now see the two most popular keyboard interfaces Read More ?
Serving users in over 100 cities in India
This site serves users from over a hundred cities in India. The way our user base is spread out shows the cosmopolitan nature of Hindi speakers. Several cities in the Southern part of India have a significant number of users.Read More ?
Shabdkosh.com - Then, and Now
This site started in November 2003 as a dictionary with not even a domain name! Then, it got its own domain Read More ?
Hindi Voice Pronunciations
Many of the recent contributions are English-Urdu translation pairs. While we adore Urdu as a language, please be aware that this dictionary is an English-Hindi dictionary. So, please only contribute those Urdu words that are regularly used in Hindi speaking areas. And while doing so, please indicate Urdu as the language of origin of the word you are contributing. We hope you will help make this distinction!
After six years as a English-Hindi dictionary, we are now extending this site to other Indian languages. Over time, we will continue to make these dictionaries better. As always, we welcome your feedback!
Pronunciation in regional languages
Based on popular demand, we now have pronunciation information in Hindi as well as in other Indian languages!
Inviting writers in regional languages
To extend the popular “Quote of the Day” and “Word of the Day” columns to Indian languages beyond Hindi, we would like to invite interested individuals.Read More ?
Changes to home page
We have just completed some changes to the home page. Now, you can see the Quote and Word of the Day from main page. You can also contribute and review contributions from home page.Read More ?
Changes to contribute interface
The contribution interface from home page resulted in some incorrect votes and translations. To prevent this, users from now on will have go to contribute section of the site to add/review new translation pairs. This will ensure that only keen users will contribute.
Shabdkosh Mobile Site
We are happy to inform that Shabdkosh site for mobile devices is now live. Please visit http://m.shabdkosh.com.Read More ?
Hindi Audio Pronunciations
We are pleased to announce that Hindi audio pronunciations are also available now!Read More ?
Shabdkosh.com IE Search Accelerator
Internet Explorer Search Accelerator for Shabdkosh is available now. You are welcome to try it now !Read More ?
Shabdkosh.com is on Facebook
Please visit Shabdkosh on Facebook. From now on, we also publish our popular Word of the Day column on Facebook.Read More ?
Shabdkosh.com recommended by Microsoft
Microsoft has recommended Shabdkosh.com as the top resource for Hindi/English dictionary.Read More ?
Now, we complete your words
Today, we launch another first in Indian language dictionaries - bilingual auto-complete feature that enables quick and easy searching in English, Hindi and other Indian languages.Read More ?
BBC mentions Shabdkosh.com
The British Broadcasting Company has identified Shabdkosh.com as a leading English Hindi dictionary by mentioning it on their Hindi language page.Read More ?