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Online Dictionaries by National Lexicography Units

Mobile and Online Dictionary of South African English

[Over 4000 uniquely South African words across three centuries, browsable by category]

DSAE home page

Aanlyn WAT

[Online version of the Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal]
Na tuisblad Aanlyn WAT

Pukuntšutlhaloši ya Sesotho sa Leboa ka Inthanete

[Online Explanatory Northern Sotho Dictionary]
Tšwela pele

Dictionaries by Afrilex Members

e-Eiwanika ly'Olusoga

My HAT Storiewoordeboek

Rode, L. (2010, Pearson)

Winner of the prestigious 2011 ATKV Word Wise Award! More info ...

Online Dictionary Chichewa/Chinyanja – English and English – Chichewa/ Chinyanja

Oxford Bilingual School Dictionary: Zulu and English / Isichazamazwi Sesikole Esinezilimi Ezimbili: IsiZulu NesiNgisi, Esishicilelwe abakwa-Oxford

De Schryver, G-M et al. (2010, OUP SA)
Winner of the prestigious 2012 SATI Dictionary Award! More info ...

Eiwanika ly’Olusoga

[Monolingual Lusoga Dictionary]
Nabirye, M. (2009, Menha Publishers)

Oxford Bilingual School Dictionary: Northern Sotho and English / Pukuntšu ya Polelopedi ya Sekolo: Sesotho sa Leboa le Seisimane. E gatišitšwe ke Oxford

De Schryver, G-M et al. (2007, OUP SA)
Winner of the prestigious 2009 SATI Dictionary Award! More info ...

Oxford Afrikaans-Engels English-Afrikaans Skoolwoordeboek School Dictionary

Louw, P. et al. (2007, OUP SA)
Winner of the prestigious 2008 ATKV Word Wise Award! More info ...

Online Kiswahili (Swahili) – English Dictionary

Hillewaert, S. et al. (2004)
The Web's most popular Swahili dictionary.

N|uu – Namagowab – Afrikaans – English Dictionary

Sands, B. and Jones, K. (2022)

A comprehensive multilingual dictionary made in collaboration with N|uu, Namagowab and "Onse Afrikaans" speakers.

CEL Collection

Various editors and authors (2007-2023)

Issues of the Coleção Linguística, which include dictionaries and other lexicographically relevant publications.

Gwanga la Mafala ya Ncinyungwe – Dicionário Geral Monolingue da Língua Nyungwe

Rego, S. (2023)

General Monlingual Dictionary of the Nyungwe Language

Related Websites & Information

Other -lex families and lexicographic partners

The Asian Association for Lexicography

The Australasian Association for Lexicography

Dictionary Society of North America

Electronic lexicography in the 21st century

The European Association for Lexicography

Global Alliance for Lexicography

International Society for Historical Lexicography and Lexicology

South African Centre for Digital Language Resources

Local Associations Interested in the Study of Language

African Language Association of Southern Africa

ALASA Special Interest Group: Language and Speech Technology Development

Linguistic Society of Southern Africa

Southern African Applied Linguistics Association

South African Association for Language Teaching

South African Translators' Institute

Southern African Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Society

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