Sakhr 4.0 Arabic/English Dictionary
Windows XP | ISO | ~300 Mb
The Dictionary program adds a new dimension to the concept of electronic dictionaries, providing entertaining feature in addition to being an educational reference tool. The Dictionary is a unique achievement in the field of computational linguistics by providing the capability of free search through vocabulary and expressions of Arabic and English bidirectionally. The Dictionary comprises six dictionaries:
Arabic English Dictionary English Arabic Dictionary Arabic Synonym Dictionary
English Synonym Dictionary Arabic Antonym Dictionary English Antonym Dictionary
In addition, the Dictionary contains more than 500,000 final Arabic words and a similar number of English words. The Dictionary includes 25,000 Arabic and 27,000 English synonyms with 10,000 Arabic and 5000 English antonyms.
The program provides different levels of complexity due to the arrangement of entries of the Dictionary into various collections to meet the needs of the Arabic professional translator or by users at home, work and school. The Dictionary provides outstanding capabilities to easily search for English and Arabic words, synonyms, antonyms and common expressions. It, moreover, provides displays of Dictionary material including stems and their derivatives, roots, word categories, affixes …..etc.
In the field of education, the Dictionary allows students to improve their English and Arabic vocabulary at different levels of complexity. Thus, the user can learn new vocabulary through exercises such as filling in the blank gaps, separating an odd element from among similar items, arranging sentence, word and identifying a correct element among incorrect ones.
Furthermore, the Dictionary does not overlook the entertainment aspect by providing four of the most common word games: Crosswords, Word Race, the Missing Letter and Password. These games can be displayed at various levels of complexity so that the Arab user can enjoy himself with learning.
With the dawn of the twenty first century, the world is fast becoming a small global village, with overwhelming communication systems and paramount globalization concepts. With these developments comes an increasing need for breaking the language barriers that exist between nations. Printed dictionaries, which once served as bridges across the language barriers, are now cumbersome and outdated with their manual search capabilities.
Sakhr's Multilingual Dictionary is a language independent electronic dictionary that currently supports Arabic and English.