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December 2016

  • 1/12 - Update of the GREENLANDIC dictionary, by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    November 2016

  • 27/11 - New GREENLANDIC dictionary, many thanks to our friend Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 19/11 - Update of the Mam dictionary, by J D Young.

    October 2016

  • 26/10 - New Mam dictionary, thanks to J D Young. Mam is a Mayan language spoken in Guatemala and Mexico.
  • 16/10 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    June 2016

  • 15/06 - Update of the VENETIAN dictionary by Bruce Olby.
  • Update of the MAPUCHE-ESPAÑOL dictionary by Cesar.

    July 2015

  • 23/07 - Release of version 4.3 of the Freelang dictionary (bug fix release and support for right to left languages).

    June 2015

  • 27/06 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.
  • Update of the LIGURIAN and GENOVÉS dictionaries by GENOVES.com.ar.

    March 2015

  • 10/03 - We are happy to announce that an Android version of the Freelang dictionary is now available on Google Play. Click here for the direct link or look up "Freelang" on Google Play.

    January 2015

  • 8/01 - Release of version 4.2.0.3 of the dictionary, with several bug fixes.

    December 2014

  • 22/12 - Update of the LIGURIAN and GENOVÉS dictionaries by GENOVES.com.ar.

    November 2014

  • 6/11 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    October 2014

  • 6/10 - Update of the RUSSIAN dictionary by Jerald L. Jones.

    September 2014

  • 28/09 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.
  • 27/09 - Update of the RUSSIAN dictionary by Jerald L. Jones.

    August 2014

  • 21/08 - Release of version 4.2.0.2 of the dictionary, with improvements concerning cursor focus and virtual keyboards (last one used is remembered). Fixed a bug preventing accents and special characters in names of new dictionaries created by users.
  • 3/08 - We have added a new page to the site: LIBERTY (or FREEDOM) in all languages.

    July 2014

  • 26/07 - We are on Facebook! Check out our page and hit the 'Like' button to make sure you stay in touch with Freelang.
  • 16/07 - Two new Freelang dictionaries: HMAR (thanks to Lalremlien Neitham) and KOINE GREEK (the work of John Jeffrey Dodson). Hmar is spoken in India, and Koine Greek was the common lingua franca that was spoken during Hellenistic and Roman antiquity.
  • 7/07 - Update of the HAITIAN CREOLE dictionary by JD.
  • Update of the LIGURIAN and GENOVÉS dictionaries by GENOVES.com.ar.
  • 1/07 - Release of version 4.2.0.1 that fixes a bug in Practice Mode.

    June 2014

  • 15/06 - Release of version 4.2 of the dictionary program (support for external fonts and improved overall performance.

    April 2014

  • 20/04 - Update of the LIGURIAN and GENOVÉS dictionaries by GENOVES.com.ar.
  • 4/04 - Release of version 4.1.0.1 (improved wild card search function and updated Italian translation of the interface).
  • 3/04 - Release of version 4.1 of the program, which fixes a few bugs and reduces the delay when opening the program. We also added a basic wild card search, Italian interface language (many thanks to Arturo for the translation), and a Turkish virtual keyboard.

    March 2014

  • 21/03 - Big day in the history of Freelang, as we release version 4.0 of the dictionary. The program was rewritten from scratch, introducing new features such as full Unicode support, no size limit for the entry fields (the old program had a 30/50 character limit), choice of the interface language (and possibility to add new languages) and more flexible customization (choice of various themes, fonts settings are remembered). Besides, you can now use only one program for all our wordlists (which means you can browse Spanish-English and French-Russian wordlists with only one installation of the program). For more information about the features please see the help file. We hope you will like this new version and we are looking forward to your comments and suggestions.

    February 2014

  • 12/02 - We have added a new parsing script on the site (so you can see extracts from the blog on the dictionary pages), as well as a new script for our newsletter (you may receive an email asking you to confirm your subscription again). Thanks to Milan for the great work. Besides, all dictionary pages are now in Unicode, and a bug impacting the display of some online (html) dictionaries has been fixed.
  • 7/02 - Valentine's Day is coming, so we added a new page to our collection of words and expressions in all languages: LOVE!

    December 2013

  • 5/12 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    November 2013

  • 14/11 - Update of the TAINO dictionary by Muzammil Korsi.
  • 7/11 - Interview of two Freelang translators in our webzine: Lola from Ecuador and Andrea from Argentina.

    September 2013

  • 21/09 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.
  • 10/09 - New quiz: General knowledge (a bit of everything!).
  • 6/09 - Update of the LIGURIAN dictionary by GENOVES.com.ar.

    August 2013

  • 11/08 - Update of the NORWEGIAN dictionary by Shelly Daum.
  • We have added a list of world language names, along with the translation of each name in its own language (ex: SPANISH - Español).

    July 2013

  • 29/07 - Update of the TAINO dictionary by Muzammil Korsi.
  • 4/07 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    March 2013

  • 16/03 - We invite you to test the new version of the Freelang dictionary (beta stage).
  • 14/03 - New quiz about Geography and capital cities.
  • 13/03 - Our webzine features an interview of Becky, a French teacher in Canada and a Freelang translator.

    February 2013

  • 26/02 - New addition to our collection of expressions in all languages: PLEASE in all languages.

    January 2013

  • 20/01 - Official opening of our Languages Webzine, a merging of the blog and the old magazine section of the site.

    December 2012

  • 26/12 - Update of the LIGURIAN dictionary by GENOVES.com.ar.
  • 5/12 - Test your knowledge with our latest quiz about Asian languages.

    November 2012

  • 15/11 - 15 year anniversary of Freelang! The site was created on November 15, 1997. We invite you to read our interview with Benjamin Bruce about Nahuatl, and to take a quiz about Freelang.
  • 7/11 - Two pages have been added to the site: Cheers in all languages and I miss you in all languages.

    October 2012

  • 31/10 - Update of the ORIYA dictionary by Sujit Patnaik.

    September 2012

  • 29/09 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.
  • 18/09 - Update of the ORIYA dictionary by Sujit Patnaik.

    August 2012

  • 30/08 - Update of the ORIYA dictionary by Sujit Patnaik.

    July 2012

  • 13/07 : Face-lift of the site, with a new menu on the right of the pages. Site version 4.1.

    June 2012

  • 1/06 - Update of the LIGURIAN dictionary by GENOVES.com.ar, and update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    May 2012

  • 4/05 - Update of the ORIYA dictionary by Sujit Patnaik.

    April 2012

  • 28/04 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.
  • 20/04 - Second update of the ORIYA dictionary by Sujit Patnaik.
  • 12/04 - Update of the ORIYA dictionary by Sujit Patnaik.

    March 2012

  • 7/03 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    February 2012

  • 29/02 - Enjoy our new quiz about the Languages of Africa.
  • 23/02 - New LUISEÑO dictionary, many thanks to Mike Yarnold. Luiseño is a Native American language of California, which only a few speakers remaining.

    January 2012

  • 30/01 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    November 2011

  • 4/11 - New TAINO dictionary, by Nova Saigo. Taino is a Caribbean language.
  • Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    October 2011

  • 6/10 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.

    August 2011

  • 24/08 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    July 2011

  • 19/07 - Update of the LIGURIAN dictionary by GENOVES.com.ar.

    June 2011

  • 1/06 - Update of the LIGURIAN dictionary by GENOVES.com.ar.

    May 2011

  • 26/05 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.

    April 2011

  • 12/04 - Corbin Loftis gave us a trick to run the Freelang dictionary on a Macintosh computer. Click here to download the PDF file with detailed instructions.

    March 2011

  • 16/03 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.

    January 2011

  • 17/01 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna).
  • 4/01 - Happy New Year everyone!
  • Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.

    November 2010

  • 24/11 - Update of the OLD FRISIAN dictionary by Edwin Deady.
  • 19/11 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    October 2010

  • 29/10 - Update of the NANAI dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 26/10 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert, and update of two other dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: KICHE and NANAI.
  • 20/10 - Update of the NANAI dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 14/10 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.
  • 7/10 - Update of the KICHE dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    September 2010

  • 16/09 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.
  • 8/09 - Update of the KICHE and MOHEGAN dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    August 2010

  • 21/08 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert, and update of the SCOTTISH GAELIC dictionary by Reji Martin.
  • 2/08 - Update of the MOHEGAN dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    July 2010

  • 9/07 - Update of the JURCHEN, KICHE and NANAI dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    June 2010

  • 30/06 - Update of the BOSNIAN and KICHE dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 18/06 - Renato B. Figueiredo is back with an update of the EVENKI dictionary.

    May 2010

  • 31/05 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.
  • 5/05 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    March 2010

  • 20/03 - New LIGURIAN dictionary, many thanks to Alan.

    February 2010

  • 13/02 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.

    January 2010

  • 18/01 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.

    December 2009

  • 13/12 - 2 new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: JURCHEN and NANAI. Jurchen is an extinct language which was related to Manchu, and Nanai is an endangered language spoken in Siberia. 7 other dictionaries have been updated: BAMBARA, BOSNIAN, EVENKI, KABYLE, KICHE, MANCHU and MOHEGAN.
  • Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna).
  • 3/12 - 11 new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: AHTNA, BAMBARA, BOSNIAN, EVENKI, KASKA, KICHE, MANCHU, MOHEGAN, TLINGIT, NORTHERN TUTCHONE and SOUTHERN TUTCHONE. Please see our blog to learn more about these languages!
  • 2/12 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    November 2009

  • 21/11 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.
  • Update of 3 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: KABYLE, KHMER and TELUGU. 11 new dictionaries coming soon!

    September 2009

  • 24/09 - Update of the HAN, KHMER and KABYLE dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 11/09 - Update of the AINU dictionary by Charles Lippert.
  • 5/09 - Update of the KABYLE dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo, and update of the OJIBWE dictionary by Charles Lippert.

    August 2009

  • 5/08 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.

    July 2009

  • 31/07 - Update of the KHMER and KABYLE dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 9/07 - New HAN dictionary, by Renato B. Figueiredo. Han is a nearly extinct Native American language spoken by the Han-Kutchin people, along the Alaska-Canada border.
  • 1/07 - Update of nine dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: PUMPOKOL, YUGH, SESOTHO, KHMER, TELUGU, TAGISH, AGHUL, BURMESE and KABYLE.

    June 2009

  • 28/06 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary by Alexis B. Lemos, and update of the SCOTTISH GAELIC dictionary by Reji Martin.
  • 19/06 - It's always sad to think of a language dying, as it is a part of our common memory that dies with it. Most Yeniseian languages became extinct a long time ago, for instance ARIN and PUMPOKOL, but YUGH has become extinct only recently. These three languages are this week's new dictionaries, by our friend Renato. MINGRELIAN and SESOTHO have also been updated.
  • 11/06 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (by Charles Lippert).
  • 9/06 - We added a new page to the site: Language Maps. The maps show the geographical distribution of the languages, language families and ethnic groups in various regions of the world.
  • 8/06 - This is another batch of brand new dictionaries by Renato Figueiredo! There is a KHMER dictionary, a TELUGU dictionary and a TAGISH dictionary. Tagish is a nearly extinct language which was spoken in Canada. Then we have more Lezgic languages (spoken in south Dagestan and Azerbaijan), like AGHUL, ARCHI, KRYTS and UDI.
  • Several other dictionaries have been updated: BURMESE, JINGPHO, KIRATI, BUDUKH, RUTUL, MINGRELIAN, KABYLE and SESOTHO.

    May 2009

  • 28/05 - Truly unbelievable, Renato Figueiredo sent us 12 new dictionaries! We are very happy to welcome a BURMESE dictionary, and three other Tibeto-Burman languages: JINGPHO, KIRATI and LEPCHA. We also have Caucasian languages: BUDUKH and RUTUL (both Lezgic languages spoken in Azerbaijan and Dagestan), LAZ (spoken in Turkey), MINGRELIAN and SVAN (both spoken in Georgia). There is also a west Slavic language spoken in Poland, KASHUBIAN, and finally two languages spoken in Africa: KABYLE (in Algeria) and IGBO (in Nigeria). Let's also mention the update of two other dictionaries, BALOCHI and SESOTHO. Thank you very much, Renato!
  • 5/05 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (by Charles Lippert).
  • 2/05 - Update of 4 other dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: BALOCHI, SESOTHO, SHIMAORE and TANACROSS.

    April 2009

  • 30/04 - Update of the DANISH dictionary by Holger Terkelsen.
  • 29/04 - Update of 4 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: MALTESE, SESOTHO, SHIMAORE and TANACROSS.
  • 14/04 - Update of 8 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: BALOCHI, MALTESE, MIZO, PALI, SESOTHO, SHIMAORE, TANACROSS and XAVANTE.
  • 4/04 - Update of the MALTESE and TANACROSS dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 3/04 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).

    March 2009

  • 28/03 - Update of five dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: BALOCHI, MALTESE, SESOTHO, SHIMAORE and TANACROSS.
  • 21/03 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna).
  • Update of the MALTESE and SESOTHO dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 15/03 - Four new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: BALOCHI, SESOTHO, TANACROSS and TSAKHUR, and update of the MALTESE and PALI dictionaries.
  • 13/03 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 10/03 - Update of the MALTESE and PRUSSIAN dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • Update of the AINU dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • Update of the THAI dictionary (Jo).

    February 2009

  • 16/02 - Update of 6 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: ADYGHE, KET, MALTESE, MIZO, PALI and PRUSSIAN.
  • 1/02 - Update of 5 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: ADYGHE, CHICHEWA, KET, MALTESE and PRUSSIAN.

    January 2009

  • 29/01 - New AINU dictionary thanks to Charles Lippert, and three updates by Renato B. Figueiredo: ADYGHE, KOTT and MALTESE.
  • 17/01 - New PALI dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo, and update of 7 other dictionaries: ADYGHE, CHICHEWA, GEORGIAN, KOTT, MALTESE, PRUSSIAN and RAJASTHANI.
  • 14/01 - Update of 7 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: CHICHEWA, GEORGIAN, KABARDIAN, KET, KOTT, MALTESE and RAJASTHANI.

    December 2008

  • 22/12 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).
  • 21/12 - Four new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: CHICHEWA (a Bantu language spoken in Malawi and neighbouring countires), KABARDIAN (closely related to Adyghe) and KET and KOTT, two Yeniseian languages.
  • 20/12 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (by Charles Lippert).
  • 14/12 - Two new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: ADYGHE (a Caucasian language spoken in Russia) and MALTESE. Thanks again Renato for all your wonderful work!
  • 13/12 - Updates of 4 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: LAK, CEBUANO, RAJASTHANI and SHIMAORE.

    November 2008

  • 20/11 - New LAK dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo. Lak is a Caucasian language spoken in Dagestan.
  • Update of the CEBUANO, GEORGIAN, PASHTO, PRUSSIAN, RAJASTHANI, SHIMAORE and XAVANTE dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 13/11 - Update of the KOREAN (Hangul) dictionary.
  • 5/11 - 11 new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: ABKHAZ, CEBUANO, LUNFARDO, MISKITO, ORIYA, PASHTO, PRUSSIAN, RAJASTHANI, SHIMAORE, UBYKH and XAVANTE. See our blog for more details!
  • Also 3 updates: GEORGIAN, MIZO and TIBETAN.
  • Finally, update of the NORWEGIAN dictionary by Shelly Daum.

    October 2008

  • 30/10 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen) and update of several dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: LEZGI, GEORGIAN, PARAKAN and TIBETAN. More new dictionaries are coming soon!
  • 4/10 - Update of the LEZGI and TIBETAN dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).

    September 2008

  • 27/09 - Update of the CHULYM, GEORGIAN, MAPUCHE, LEZGI, MIZO, TIBETAN and PARAKAN dictionaries (by Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 25/09 - Two new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: GEORGIAN and MANIPURI (spoken in India).
  • 22/09 - Update of the CHULYM, MAPUCHE, LEZGI, SINHALA, TIBETAN and PARAKAN dictionaries (by Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • Update of the FRENCH dictionary (from our French website).
  • 14/09 - New CHEROKEE (ANIYAWIYA) dictionary, many thanks to Shawn Buchanan Greene.
  • Renato B. Figueiredo offers you two new dictionaries: CHULYM (spoken in Siberia) and MAPUCHE (spoken in Chile).
  • Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna).
  • Update of 4 dictionaries by Renato Figueiredo: SAMI, LEZGI, SINHALA and AROMANIAN.
  • 8/09 - We are happy to announce 11 new dictionaries, by the great Renato Figueiredo: ABAZA, LEZGI and TABASSARAN (Caucasian languages), MIZO (a Tibeto-Burman language of India), SINHALA (national language of Sri Lanka), TIBETAN, PARAKAN (an indigenous language of Brazil), LINGALA (spoken in Congo), BOURBONESE (a regional language of France), AROMANIAN (also known as Macedo-Romanian) and finally PHOENICIAN, an extinct language. All these new dictionaries have been given pages with the new design of Freelang, which will be applied gradually to all the other pages. We hope you like it!
  • 7/09 - We have modified the installation routine of the program, and it is now 100% compatible with Vista. We have also added an uninstallation option, via Add/remove programs in Windows Control panel.
  • Added a package of 8 Basque fonts in our Font Center, to download and use for free.
  • Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen) and of the SAMI dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).

    August 2008

  • 1/08 - Update of the NORWEGIAN dictionary by Shelly Daum and update of the SAMI dictionary by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    July 2008

  • 27/07 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • Update of the latest batch of dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: AZERI, KARAKHANID, OTTOMAN TURKISH, SAMI and NEPALI.
  • 21/07 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • Update of the latest batch of dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: AZERI, KARAKHANID, OTTOMAN TURKISH, KHANTY, SAMI and also NEPALI.
  • 13/07 - As promised, here is another new batch of 9 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo! Yet more Turkic languages, with AZERI, SALAR, WEST YUGUR, KARAKHANID and OTTOMAN TURKISH (the two last ones being extinct languages). We also welcome KAMAS, another extinct language, KHANTY and MANSI, and finally SAMI. To know more about these languages, open their page and read our short description.
  • Renato has also updated the NEPALI dictionary.
  • 7/07 - On our Spanish website, update of the GRIEGO (Greek-Spanish) dictionary, by José A. Gascón.
  • 6/07 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • Update of the NEPALI dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo), and a whole new batch of dictionaries coming soon!

    June 2008

  • 29/06 - Update of last week's new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: KHAKAS, KHALAJ, KARAIM, TOFA, NENETS, NGANASAN, SELKUP, YUKAGHIR and NEPALI.
  • 28/06 - Update of the NORWEGIAN dictionary (Shelly Daum).
  • 22/06 - The man is on a mission! We are happy to welcome another batch of 10 new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo, mainly for languages spoken in Russia. There are 4 new Turkic languages, which are KHAKAS, KHALAJ, KARAIM and TOFA, and there are Samoyedic languages, which are ENETS, NENETS, NGANASAN and SELKUP. The two last dictionaries are YUKAGHIR, another Uralic language, and NEPALI, spoken in Nepal.
  • 19/06 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 15/06 - Another update of 7 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: KUMYK, TUVIN, MARI, MORDVIN, KOMI, UDMURT and YIDDISH.
  • 11/06 - Update of 9 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: BALKAR, KUMYK, NOGAI, TUVIN, MARI, MORDVIN, KOMI, UDMURT and YIDDISH.
  • 1/06 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • We welcome another batch of languages spoken in Russia, 8 new dictionaries provided by Renato B. Figueiredo. There are 4 Turkic languages, which are BALKAR, KUMYK, NOGAI and TUVIN, and there are 4 Finno-Ugrian languages, which are MARI, MORDVIN, KOMI and UDMURT.
  • Renato B. Figueiredo has also updated 8 other dictionaries: BASHKIR, GAGAUZ, KARAKALPAK, OIRAT, SHOR, TATAR, WOLOF and YIDDISH.

    May 2008

  • 30/05 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • 23/05 - The collection of Turkic languages is enriched by a new SHOR dictionary, a new gift from Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 22/05 - Update of 8 dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo: BASHKIR, DOLGAN, GAGAUZ, KARAKALPAK, OIRAT, TATAR, WOLOF and YIDDISH.
  • 12/05 - We are happy to announce a new batch of Altaic languages dictionaries (mostly from the Turkic group), by Renato B. Figueiredo: BASHKIR, DOLGAN, GAGAUZ, KARAKALPAK, TATAR and OIRAT. We also introduce a new SANSKRIT dictionary.
  • 11/05 - Update of the CHUVASH, WOLOF and YIDDISH dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo), and also another update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 9/05 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 6/05 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna).
  • 5/05 - Update of the CHUVASH, UZBEK and YIDDISH dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 1/05 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).

    April 2008

  • 27/04 - Update of the CHUVASH, KAZAKH, UYGHUR and UZBEK dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 20/04 - Update of the CHUVASH, KAZAKH, KIRGHIZ, UYGHUR, UZBEK and YIDDISH dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 17/04 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).
  • 16/04 - Renato Figueiredo has just added three new dictionaries to the Turkic languages group: CHUVASH, KAZAKH and UZBEK.
  • Renato Figueiredo also updated the KIRGHIZ, UYGHUR, YAKUT, WOLOF, VENETIAN, VORO and YIDDISH dictionaries.
  • 9/04 - Renato Figueiredo writes dictionaries almost faster than we can upload them! Today we are happy to add no less than 14 new dictionaries. There are Altaic/Turkish languages: KIRGHIZ, UYGHUR and YAKUT. There are also African languages: WOLOF and XHOSA. There are Polynesian and Micronesian languages: MANGAIAN, KOSRAEAN, PONAPEAN and YAPESE. And finally there are European languages: ALSATIAN, VENETIAN, BRAZILIAN VENETO, VORO and YIDDISH. Thank you so much, Renato!

    March 2008

  • 27/03 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • 22/03 - Update of the CHOCTAW dictionary (Chris) and of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • I had been away from computer for a few days (see the blog) but Renato Figueiredo didn't stay idle. Today we welcome 12 new dictionaries! Batch 1 are Altaic/Mongolian languages: BONAN, MOGHOL, ORDOS and YUGUR. Batch 2 are Polynesian and Micronesian languages: CHUUKESE, HAWAIIAN, MANGAREVAN, MARQUESAN, MARSHALLESE, RAROTONGAN, TAHITIAN and TUVALUAN.
  • 20/03 - Update of the DAUR, DONGXIANG, MONGUOR-TU, BURYAT, JERRIAIS, KALMYK and KIRIBATI dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo). A lot of new dictionaries are also coming soon!

    February 2008

  • 19/02 - Three more new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo, all three are languages spoken in China and Mongolia. Let's welcome DAUR, DONGXIANG and MONGUOR-TU!
  • Also by Renato B. Figueiredo, update of the BURYAT, GWICH'IN, JERRIAIS, KALMYK, KIRIBATI and MONGOLIAN dictionaries.
  • 17/02 - New THAI dictionary (by yours truly).
  • 14/02 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen), ABENAKI PENOBSCOT dictionary (Charles Lippert) and BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).
  • 4/02 - Four new dictionaries by our friend Renato B. Figueiredo! BURYAT (spoken in Buryatia, a Republic of Russia), KALMYK (spoken in Kalmykia, another Russian Republic), GWICH'IN (a native language of Alaska) and HAIDA (a native language of Canada).
  • Update of the KIRIBATI, JERRIAIS, and MONGOLIAN dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).

    January 2008

  • 30/01 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen) and of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • 25/01 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).
  • 22/01 - Update of the KIRIBATI, JERRIAIS, MAXAKALI, MONGOLIAN and NAURUAN dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 16/01 - Update of the KIRIBATI, JERRIAIS, MAXAKALI, MONGOLIAN and NAURUAN dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 7/01 - Five new dictionaries have been added, all by Renato B. Figueiredo: FULFULDE (spoken in Mali and Cameroon), JERRIAIS (spoken in Jersey), MAXAKALI (spoken in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil) MONGOLIAN and NAURUAN.

    December 2007

  • 23/12 - Update of the CH'TI, KIRIBATI, ROMANI and TUJIA dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 17/12 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 15/12 - We are very happy to welcome four new brand dictionaries, by Renato B. Figueiredo: CH'TI (regional language spoken in the North of France), KIRIBATI (Micronesian language spoken in Kiribati, an island nation in Pacific), ROMANI (language of the Roma - otherwise known as Gypsies) and TUJIA (one of the many languages of China, spoken in Northwest Hunan and Hubei).
  • 9/12 - We have added TAJIK fonts and TURMEN fonts to the Font Center.
  • 6/12 - Opening of our online Souvenir shop, where you an buy products from Freelang (t-shirts, mugs...). All profits go to an orphanage in Thailand.
  • 2/12 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • Update of the HMONG and YUPIK dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 1/12 - Interview of Renato Figueiredo in our Magazine. It's time to meet the author of all these dictionaries!

    November 2007

  • 28/11 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 25/11 - Update of the HMONG and YUPIK dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 20/11 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna).
  • LingvoSoft has just announced all new 2008 versions of its popular and practical LingvoSoft Suite for both Pocket PC and Windows. Read more in our blog!
  • 18/11 - Update of the HMONG dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 17/11 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 16/11 - Update of the YUPIK dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 15/11 - Freelang celebrates its ten year anniversary! Find more about updates and events to come in our blog.
  • We have added 52 new wallpapers in our collection (special thanks to Etienne for his nice pictures).
  • 12/11 - Update of the SAMOAN dictionary, by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 6/11 - Update of the BRETON, HMONG and YUPIK dictionaries, as well as a new SAMOAN dictionary, by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 1/11 - Update of the TAGALOG dictionary, and a brand new BRETON dictionary, all by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    October 2007

  • 26/10 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 21/10 - Update of the HMONG, TAGALOG and YUPIK dictionaries, by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • 18/10 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 15/10 - As promised, we welcome three new dictionaries by Renato B. Figueiredo : AFAR (spoken in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea), OROMO (Ethiopia) and HMONG (spoken by the Hmong minority in China and southeast Asia, and by the Hmong diaspora in USA and Europe).
  • 14/10 - Update of the TAGALOG, TONGAN and YUPIK dictionaries, by Renato B. Figueiredo. Three brand new dictionaries are also on their way!
  • 13/10 - Our blog is open! We will post news about languages, news about this website, and other subjects we feel like sharing with you. Please read our articles and post your comments!
  • 12/10 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 8/10 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen) and TONGAN dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 2/10 - Update of the MAORI, SOMALI and TAGALOG dictionaries, by Renato B. Figueiredo. And as our Brazilian friend is really unflagging, he also came up with two new dictionaries: TONGAN (spoken in Tonga islands) and YUPIK (spoken in Alaska). Enjoy!

    September 2007

  • 28/09 - New KOREAN (Hangul) dictionary.
  • New ARABIC (romanized) dictionary, thanks to Tercüroolelman.
  • Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 27/09 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna).
  • 26/09 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 17/09 - New MAORI dictionary (spoken in New Zealand), by Renato B. Figueiredo.
  • Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen), OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert), SOMALI and TAGALOG dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 12/09 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen), SOMALI dictionary and TAGALOG dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 6/09 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen), MALAY dictionary (Moosa Abdulla) and TOK PISIN dictionary (Nils R. Bull Young).
  • 1/09 - Update of the SOMALI and TAGALOG dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).

    August 2007

  • 31/08 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (Holger Terkelsen).
  • 29/08 - New SOMALI dictionary, once again thanks to Renato B. Figueiredo!
  • 28/08 - Freelang has a new guestbook.
  • 27/08 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (by Holger Terkelsen) and TAGALOG dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 20/08 - We are very happy to welcome two new languages from the same family, MALAY and TAGALOG (spoken in Philippines). Many thanks to Moosa Abdulla for the Malay and Renato B. Figueiredo for the Tagalog.
  • 10/08 - Update of the DANISH dictionary (by Holger Terkelsen).
  • 6/08 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • 4/08 - New TETUM dictionary, thanks to Renato B. Figueiredo. Tetum is spoken in East Timor and Indonesia by about 800,000 speakers.
  • Update of the DANISH dictionary (by Holger Terkelsen).

    July 2007

  • 25/07 - Renato B. Figueiredo is back again with a new OLD FRISIAN dictionary. Old Frisian was the West Germanic language spoken between the 8th and 16th centuries by the people who had settled in the area between the Rhine and Elbe on the European North Sea. Old Frisian evolved into Middle Frisian spoken from the 16th to the 19th century.
  • 21/07 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna) and FRISIAN dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 15/07 - Update (final one!) of the TURKMEN dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 12/07 - Update of the TURKMEN dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 7/07 - Update of the FRISIAN and YORUBA dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 5/07 - Update of the TURKMEN and YORUBA dictionaries (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 4/07 - Release of version 3.7.2 of our Dictionary program (installation routine improved).
  • 1/07 - All Freelang dictionaries are now available online, which means it's possible to look up a word without having to download our program and the wordlist. It's a solution for those of you who don't use Windows, who use the dictionaries on an irregular basis, or want to evaluate a list before downloading it.

    June 2007

  • 23/06 - New FRISIAN dictionary, another contribution by Renato B. Figueiredo! Frisian is spoken in Netherlands (350,000 speakers) and in Germany.
  • 17/06 - Test your knowledge with our latest quiz: General knowledge about languages.
  • 15/06 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • 6/06 - Update of the TURKMEN dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 4/06 - Release of version 3.7.1 of our Dictionary program. A few minor bugs have been fixed.
  • Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna, with help from Ettore).

    May 2007

  • 28/05 - Release of version 3.7 of our Dictionary program. The bug preventing the correct displaying of non Latin characters in the "Characters set" toolbar has been fixed, and the program now supports Unicode, which means the possibility of creating wordlists with true original characters in Thai, Hindi, Japanese etc. The program will now be updated on a regular basis (thank you Sabal!). To update your version, just run "dictionary_setup.exe" (available on any page dedicated to a language) and choose the same folder as the previous version (you don't need to uninstall the previous version).
  • 19/05 - Update of the TURKMEN dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 17/05 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna, with help from Ettore), and update of the ROMANIAN dictionary (Limbalibera).
  • 10/05 - Update of the TURKMEN dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).
  • 1/05 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).

    April 2007

  • 27/04 - New TURKMEN dictionary, once again thanks to Renato B. Figueiredo! Turkmen is spoken in Turkmenistan (3.5 million speakers) and also in Afghanistan and Iran.
  • 17/04 - New KOREAN (romanized) dictionary.
  • Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna, with help from Ettore).
  • Update of the YORUBA dictionary (Renato B. Figueiredo).

    March 2007

  • 27/03 - New PAPIAMENTO dictionary, a new contribution by Renato B. Figueiredo. Papiamento is a creole language, based on Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch, spoken in Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao).
  • 15/03 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna, with help from Ettore and Willem).
  • 14/03 - New OLD NAHUATL dictionary by Manuel Rodríguez Villegas.
  • 12/03 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • 7/03 - Update of the ZULU dictionary, another contribution by Renato B. Figueiredo.

    February 2007

  • 5/02 - New YORUBA dictionary, thanks to Renato B. Figueiredo. Yoruba is spoken mainly in Nigeria and Benin, by about 20 million people.

    January 2007

  • 13/01 - Do Polish and Czech belong to the same family? How big is the Indo-European family? Is there really a language called Twi, where is it spoken? You can now browse our comprehensive Classification of languages by families. About 800 languages are shown in this table.
  • 11/01 - Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (Jon McKenna) and OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).

    December 2006

  • 22/12 - Would you like Acker in your coffee? I don't Adam and Eve it! No we're not becoming crazy at Freelang, we're just practicing London Rhyming Slang, as we've just added a COCKNEY dictionary (made by Bertrand Girardi for the French version of Freelang in 2001).
  • 14/12 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).
  • 3/12 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert), and update of the SLOVENIAN dictionary (Stan Sraka).

    November 2006

  • 19/11 - Two new dictionaries: FAROESE (spoken in Faroe Islands, Denmark) and OLD NORSE (extinct, was was spoken in Scandinavia during the Viking Age, until about 1300 - gradually evolved into the modern North Germanic languages: Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian, Danish and Swedish). A big thanks to the author, Jens Nielsen, and sorry it took me so long to upload them!
  • Update of the AFRIKAANS dictionary (thanks to Debbie).

    October 2006

  • 28/10 - We have finished working on the new Spanish version of Freelang. All the translations have been completed, thanks to Lola and Manuela :-)
  • 1/10 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).

    September 2006

  • 29/09 - New design and new contents for Freelang.org, whose aim is to present the Freelang project (presentation of the services, history of the project, figures and legal stuff).
  • 15/09 - Version 3.0 of our website is online. New server, new design, and a new section with wallpapers for your desktop.
  • 1/09 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).

    August 2006

  • 20/08 - New MALISEET dictionary (Guy T. Gambill).

    June 2006

  • 25/06 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).
  • Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).

    May 2006

  • 28/05 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).
  • Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).

    March 2006

  • 29/03 - Update of the BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE dictionary (Alexis B. Lemos).

    February 2006

  • 24/02 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).
  • 22/02 - Update of the SCOTTISH GAELIC dictionary (Reji Martin).
  • 16/02 - We are proud to present our new Freelang logos...

    January 2006

  • 19/01 - Update of the MACEDONIAN dictionary (Goce Vasilevski).
  • 12/01 - Update of the OJIBWE dictionary (Charles Lippert).