Request for more input - Add dictionaries to the reading tool

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I also suggest: https://www.english-corpora.org/coca/. Corpora are a great tool for speaking/writing native-like. They are based on deep research regarding the spoken language, so they are, most of times, more trustful than the ordinary dictionaries, I mean, when you consider Use of English skills.

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Valeria.Fontes wrote:
I also suggest: https://www.english-corpora.org/coca/. Corpora are a great tool for speaking/writing native-like. They are based on deep research regarding the spoken language, so they are, most of times, more trustful than the ordinary dictionaries, I mean, when you consider Use of English skills.

While this is a useful resource, it isn't a dictionary or at least it's not the type that will work in the reading tool.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Glosbe is a good multilingual corpus but corpora have their own problems, even if they did work in the tool, I'm not sure I'd recommend them just for the fact that they're prone to some idiosyncratic usages and errors. We can always keep our own dict open in pop up form for it I reckon so if we did want to use a corpus, we could! :D Maybe a list of corpora is due in the near future for advanced users.

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Can we add 

  • Glosbe (https://glosbe/tr/ru/{word} , https://glosbe/tr/en/{word} , etc)
  • Tureng (https://tureng.com/en/turkish-english/{word}

for Turkish?


P.S. Glosbe is really good, for all languages I've seen - German/Russian/English too.


UPD. Glosbe has x-frame check (that is, it refuses to open in an iframe), but it is possible to use an addon to remove these x-frame headers in the HTTP request. For example "Ignore X-Frame headers". Note, that it is dangerous per se (you should totally understand what you are doing, 146%), but it is possible.

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Boris.Nazaroff wrote:
Can we add Glosbe (https://glosbe/tr/ru/{word} , https://glosbe/tr/en/{word} , etc)
Tureng (https://tureng.com/en/turkish-english/{word}

tureng added. Not able to add Glosbe for the reason you described.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Thanks!


May be it is possible to allow users to add their own dictionaries, say, like in readlang? Or is it too diificult, dangerous, or counterintuitive?

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It would be too dangerous as it is. It is just JavaScript ran on the servers to compute the urls so it could easily be abused. We can add them quickly however.



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http://www.bohol.ph/wced.php


Cebuano dict.

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Clayton.Henderson wrote:
http://www.bohol.ph/wced.php
Cebuano dict.

added

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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https://houaiss.uol.com

https://dicionario.priberam.org/

Portuguese dic.

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Valeria.Fontes wrote:
https://houaiss.uol.com
https://dicionario.priberam.org/
Portuguese dic.

Added https://dicionario.priberam.org/

We couldn't add https://dicionario.priberam.org/ because it isn't "publicly" available

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Hebrew: https://www.morfix.co.il/en/

Can you please fix the text direction? When I read Hebrew texts numbers or random English words like BBC are right to left.


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beemoviefan wrote:
Hebrew: https://www.morfix.co.il/en/
Can you please fix the text direction? When I read Hebrew texts numbers or random English words like BBC are right to left.

Dictionary added. Please use this thread for new dictionary requests only. I opened a new thread about text direction for you here.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Scottish Gaelic Dictionaries

The following dictionaries would be helpful. Thanks


https://learngaelic.net/dictionary/index.jsp

https://www.faclair.com/


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Brendan.Sweeney wrote:
Scottish Gaelic Dictionaries
The following dictionaries would be helpful. Thanks
https://learngaelic.net/dictionary/index.jsp
https://www.faclair.com/

We added the first one but were not able to add the second due to some complexity issues.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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Thank you!

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https://rieme.co.za/


Afrikaans - En Dictionary


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Clayton.Henderson wrote:
https://rieme.co.za/
Afrikaans - En Dictionary

We've added it as a link however it's using a mechanism that isn't compatible with what we have. It'll just open the dictionary and you'll need to type the word yourself.

I'm reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

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leosmith wrote:
Clayton.Henderson wrote:
https://rieme.co.za/
Afrikaans - En Dictionary

We've added it as a link however it's using a mechanism that isn't compatible with what we have. It'll just open the dictionary and you'll need to type the word yourself.


I tested it earlier and noted that. Still better than nothing and the dictionary is comprehensive! Thanks for adding it.

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#39
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Could you please add Linguee for German.

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