About us

Mark Twain, the famous American writer once said “India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.”So it is not surprising if India is considered the richest language hub on the earth. There is a popular aphorism that depicts India’s linguistic diversity rather well: “Kos-kos par badle paani, char kos par baani” (The language spoken in India changes every few kilometres, just like the taste of the water).

Just to put this in numbers, out of 6000 living languages spoken around the world 880 languages are spoken in India itself. That means 1/7thof all languages spoken around the world are from India.India has as many as 31 official languages. Also many Indians know more than one language apart from their mother tongue. And with people migrating to different cities in India for better education and job prospect there is possibility of them learning new languages. This also brings some challenges with it since it makes it difficult for outsiders to have a pleasant conversation with locals without the use of the right tools. With such a diverse range of languages, each with its own dialect and pronunciation itsometimes becomes difficult to converse with people from across the country.

What makes it even more challenging is the lack of an appropriate online dictionary that could help translate words to make conversations easier. There are several online dictionaries for Indian languages but those are bi-lingual (i.e. Hindi to English, English to Hindi or English to Tamil and vice versa and so on so forth).We canhardly find anyonline dictionary that could be used to translate one Indian language to other directly without using any link language.Well, that shouldn’t be a problem anymore because we present to you e-Shabdakosh .

e-Shabdakosh is an online dictionary that provides multilingual translation services formajor Indian languages. e-Shabdakosh is a one of a kind, electronic dictionary which supports conversion from one Indian language to any other Indian language directly. This means that you no longer will have to convert languages to intermediate languages or link languagesbefore converting it to your desired languages. You could simply use e-Shabdakosh which would help you translate the word or phrase from a language you want to convert directly to a language you understand.

Our Indian language dictionary was started to benefit all the different residents of our country as well as people around the world. We have tried to include as many different Indian languages in our Indian online language dictionary as we could. Currently, e-Shabdakosh supports all major Indian languages including Assamese, Konkani, Oriya, Sanskrit and Urdu and more.

We hope you find our services truly helpful and would love to know of ways we can improve them. e-Shabdakosh is committed to learning on a regular basis. Although we try our level best to ensure that all the translations provided in e-Shabdakosh are extremely accurate, we may not always be right on the mark due to a variety of dialects and other localized meanings. We would love to continue to hear from you about the different meanings of words based on the area of the land. Drop us an email to let us know how we can help serve you better. Happy browsing.