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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 dictionary of synonyms
Captivating, clear, and informative Duden – German dictionary of synonyms gives alternatives to phrase your ideas more precisely. The new 4th edition is based on the obligatory rules dated August, 2006. What other words stand for "interessant" or "darstellen", "erklären", "fröhlich" and "machen"? Does the word "anscheinend’ mean the same as "scheinbar"? Is there any difference between selbst and selber? All the words you look up are easily found by the keywords, intricate system of cross-references was rejected. To make the work with the dictionary still easier, all the synonyms in the entry are arranged into groups according to their similarity with the keyword based on style, origin, correlation in temporal and professional aspect.
300 000 synonyms for more than 20 000 up-to-date keywords;
Helpful word usage examples (e.g. for the word Erziehungsurlaub the officially prescribed synonym is Elternzeit; previously used word taubstumm corresponds to modern gehörlos);
Alternative apt expressions for 200 idioms (e.g. the expression das A und O has several synonymous words and phrases: Brennpunkt, das Wesentliche, das Wichtigste, der springende Punkt; Dreh- und Angelpunkt, Hauptpunkt, and Hauptsache).
This reference book is also incredibly useful for the foreigners learning German seriously.
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.
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.
Unit Price: EUR 19.95
Total: EUR 19.95
Info plus 19% sales tax/VAT to EUR 19.95: EUR 3.79
Delivery: Trial version, License key,
File Size: Full version: 1 MB
Download Time: Full version
56k: ~2 min.
DSL/Cable (1/8/16Mbit): <1 / <1 / <1 min.
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