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German is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. German is related to and classified alongside English and Dutch. It is spoken by approximately 100 million native speakers and 80 million non-native speakers, primarily in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, together with Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows) and browse both the German-English and the English-German lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
List status: see www.dict.cc
German > English: 178,405 words
English > German: 130,397 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: 1997
2. Click here to download the program (2.41 mb)
3. Click here to download the German word list (7.08 mb)
4. Double click on each file and install in suggested folder.
BabelNation offers online German courses, free and with many interactive German lessons, each of them with lots of exercises, vocabulary games and audio examples. Canoo.net is another great resource, with over 1500 German grammar pages accessible in English and German, as well as dictionaries and glossaries. Deutsch-Netz is a website in German dedicated to German language and literature. And if you are looking for actual courses, you must visit the famous Goethe Institut.