Duden explanatory dictionary for Android

Duden explanatory dictionary for AndroidDuden together with its partners in industry and science carries out research and development projects in the fields of knowledge management and computer linguistics. Duden’s spelling and grammar are regarded as trend-setting and leading on the market. The products developed by Duden cover the most comprehensive and profoundly edited word-list.
Duden’s linguistic decisions and technologies maintaining the professional written communication are seamlessly intertwined with dictionary software for mobile devices by Paragon Software Group (Smart Handheld Devices Division), the world’s leading provider of software for mobile platforms.
Duden – German explanatory dictionary is the most comprehensive dictionary of its kind which includes not only up-to-the-minute German vocabulary, but also covers its dialects and its varieties in Austria and Switzerland. Detailed entries are devoted to the technical terms, professionalisms, jargon, and slang. As any other explanatory dictionary, Duden contains elaborated entries on the meaning and usage of the words and speech tokens in a sentence. The new edition of this basic work offers converted, updated, and considerably extended content of keywords from A to Z. Naturally, Duden – German explanatory dictionary corresponds to the obligatory Official Spelling Rules dated August, 2006. The PDA-version offers numerous functions that actualize word search in the dictionary.
About 150 000 keywords and phrases;
More than 500 000 meaning explanations and usage examples, notes on spelling, grammar, word origin, and style;
10 000 words and phrases standing for new notions relevant for nowadays German reality, e.g. "Erlebnisgesellschaft", "Genfood", "MP3-Player", "Plasmabildschirm", "seniorengerecht", "Zweiklassenmedizin" etc.;
Around 140 typical for the modern German language affixes, such as "neo-", "pseudo-", "-bewusst", "-wirksam" and others are paid special attention;
Recommendations on word usage help to avoid mistakes in linguistically sensitive cases, such as with the words "pervers" and "tьrken" and inform that recently often used "taubstumm" should be substituted by "gehörlos";
Over 8 000 audio pronunciations for difficult words (samples are provided by ARD databank).
Dictionary Highlights:
Look up words directly from the home screen. The dictionary provides the entry in a Quick Search Box alongside with the other search results.*
Use Fuzzy Search when you doubt the spelling. If you do not remember the spelling, you can enter a wrong variant and get a list of possible words.
Look up the word even if you don’t know its exact spelling using Wildcard Search (use "?" and "*" symbols to replace the missing letters).
Listen to correct pronunciation of the difficult words with the built-in Sound Module provided by ARD databank, containing audio samples recorded by native speakers.
Integrate the dictionary with the Flash Cards> application and quiz yourself with the words you aim to remember.
Test yourself with a Word of the Day widget. A random entry from the dictionary is changed daily on your home screen. **
Install the dictionary on memory cards to spare the main memory space.
Treat all words in the entry as hyperlinks and look them up quickly.
See the list of the last 20 word looked up with the help of Search History.
No Internet connection required: simply download the dictionary once to your device and use it without any additional expenses.
Multilingual interface is available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.
Paragon keyboard provides comfortable text input. ***
* To turn on this option, install Duden dictionary, then go to Menu ->Settings -> Search-> Searchable items and mark Duden dictionary.
** Words from your Flash Cards are demonstrated more frequently if Flash Cards application is installed on the device.
*** To activate the keyboard please press and hold ‘123’ button at Standard keyboard -> Select Input Method -> Paragon keyboard.
Registration Tips:
The number of demonstrated entries is limited in trial version. The more often you use the dictionary the more notifications about demo version you get. To save you time we’ve provided a new way of purchasing and registering programmes for Android. Now you do not need to search for the product on the web, you can purchase it directly from your device. To do this, open the dictionary and go to Menu -> Registration -> Buy.
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