This page allows interested users easy access to on-line Russian-language
dictionaries. For the most part (but NOT entirely), they are those
listed by Dr. Beard in his Web
of On-line (Russian) dictionaries.
The ABBYY Lingvo on-line
free dictionaries for use with ABBYY Lingvo were not gone, just lost.
They are located at http://www.lingvoda.ru/dictionaries/
where you may download what you wish to add to your copy of Lingvo.
Additional dictionaries added on
18 January 2008.
Sites with numerous dictionaries
(For the most part, dictionaries on these sites are not included in
the compilation further below)
English to Russian Only
Terms. Long, alphabetic list of
names of living things translated into Russian and with their Latin name
Dictionary An English-Russian Dictionary
for dog owners. (The "Bark English" dictionary is gone.)Dogs
Dictionary of Computing for Everyone Very
extensive, detailed dictionary. Includes translations of hundreds
of words and phrases.
Dictionary of Financial Terms. Over 13,000 entries. Finance
to Russian Running Dictionary (transliterated).
Also available for download in PDF format. Running/jogging.
of International Banking & Finance Acronyms and Abbreviations English
to Russian. Very complete. Finance
Terms in Russian. Gymnastics
Another section of the site for Biologic Terms, above. Types of sharks
translated into Russian
Russian to English Only
Alternative Russian Dictionary. Oddly, this site has some terms
transliterated and some in Cyrillic. The dictionary also can be downloaed
in PDF format. Profanity.
Collocational Russian-English Dictionary of the Human Body. Human
Russian dictionary with sounds and images! by Sarah Withee; and to
quote the webmasters of the Foreign
Language Teaching Forum, "is quite beautifully done."
A dictionary of metallurgy terms. The English equivalent is given
in parenthesis and the term explained in Russian.
Afghan Lexicon: Military jargon of veterans of the Aghan war, 1979-1989.
Training Dictionary. Animals (primarily dogs).
Terminology. Meanings of acronyms and words, not translated,
supplied by Russian pilots. Extensive. Aviation
Azbukovnik Publishers. In Russian
only, but a wonderful site! Take a look at the FAQ with such questions
as, "Is the word 'Internet' declined?" ((Yes)) "What is the difference
between 'NUL'' and 'NOL'?" ((None)) and more. Ask questions about
points of grammar, spelling, or punctuation. Terrific!
Bead glossary. Beadwork.
Cat gestures and sounds.
Crossword Dictionary. Scroll
to the bottom of the page for entry into the dictionary.
of Maritime Terms. Maritime.
Dictionary of Terms for Horse
addict's dictionary. Drug addiction
of the Russian Language. (Ozhegov and Shvedovaya's "Tolkovyy").
Note that this site is not the one accessed through the link further below,
"A Web of On-line (Russian) dictionaries."
Dictionary of the Living Great Russian Language (The Dal') 1857 edition.
Glossary of Cold Steel Terms. Knives.
Explanatory Dictionary. Actually called an encyclopedia, but
extremely useful for linguists. In Russian only. Fashion
Joint Displacement. Terms encountered
in hip joint displacement. Dogs
Dictionary. Number of terms unknown.
Dictionary. 2,183 terms.
Insurance. Maritime; insurance.
Dictionary. Russian only. Numismatics,
Marxist Glossary. Economics/Politics
dictionary on-line Note that this site is not the one accessed through
the link below, "A
Web of On-line (Russian) dictionaries." It allows the use of
different character sets. Although there is a link through which
to log in, it does not seem to matter if it is not used.
Sokrashenia Russia (SOKR.RU) The
place to go for Russian acronyms and abbreviations.
The AlphaByte on-line
dictionary. Very nice! Also explore the rest of the K&M
A large collection of dictionaries on one Web site. Topics are Encyclopedic,
Translation, Medical, Specialist, Economic, Technical and Miscellaneous,
which include such things as paint ball, diving, and more.
ETS publishing house
on-line dictionaries. They change from time-to-time. Various
topics, such as acronyms and profanity are on-line right now.
Human Rights Dictionary
Russian-to-English Human Rights dictionary, with detailed explanations
of terms in Russian. Human Rights
Online English to Russian
to English Dictionary.
PROMT's Online Translator
As with all machine translation, this one for Russian-Engish/English Russian
is about 80 percent accurate, and it is limited to about 100 characters
The Red Book
of the Peoples of the Russian Empire. Not really a dictionary
per se, but useful for Russian linguists who may come across that obscure
ethnic name for an area, group or language. Also note the associated
index of peoples,
tribes, dialects and languages and index of peoples
according to language groups. Peoples,
The Russian Dictionary
Tree, a learner's grammatical dictionary created at Cornell University
Rustran.com. Translate words
or sententences between Russian and English.
dictionary. Accessed on the same page as the Ozhegov, above,
it also has a place for one to log in, but it does not seem to matter.
The World of Drinks.
Both Russian and non-Russian definitions of all terms related to drink.
Translations provided into Russian of non-Russian terms. Drinks,
Other Languages and Russian
On-line translation to and from
Russian in over 20 languages, thanks to InterTran
(tm). And it's free.
Program. Free down-loadable dictionaries in a variety of languages,
including Korean-Russian, Occitan-Russian, Spanish-Russian, and more.
Màchine Translation Site. Not really a dictionary, but
certainly can be used as one. English into Russian or French into
Russian only. As usual, accurate for easier text. It hasn't
a clue how to translate correctly "forward-swept wing fighter aircraft,"
A Web of
On-line (Russian) dictionaries, originally from Robert Beard at Bucknell,
but now at the Dictionary site. New dictionaries are added
all the time.
Other Languages and Russian
Russian-Serbian, a free download.
Slovar for Windows 95/98.
Download an Italian-Russian-Italian and/or a Finnish-Russian-Finnish dictionary,
Retail Dictionary Resources
from Amazon.Com. My own commercial site in association with Amazon.com.
A long list of specialist Russian-to-English and English-to-Russian dictionaries
Ectaco. "Ectaco is the world
leader in the development and manufacture of the electronic handheld dictionaries."
ETS publishing house.
commercial site sells both electronic and traditional dictionaries.
Lingvo from Abbyy
Software. Commercial site. My favorite electronic dictionary.
The free supplemental dictionaries are no longer available.
Russian Page Commercial site. Large selection of intermediate and advanced
course materials, dictionaries, etc.
Translators Commercial site.
Resources Book Shoppe in association with
carries an extensive
listing of dictionaries for the Russian linguist.
Click for terms and further information.
Don't forget to visit Roy's
Russian Resource Book Shoppe for your dictionary and text book needs.