Hindi Dictionaries and Thesaurus

Arvind Lexicon

You can access the free online edition of Arvind Lexicon's English-Hindi-English Dictionary and Thesaurus by clicking here.

Digital Dictionaries of S.Asia at Univ. of Chicago

Hindi e-dictionaries with online search facilities are made available by the Digital Dictionaries of South Asia project and the Digital South Asia Library.

Bahri, Hardev.

Learners' Hindi-English dictionary = Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi sabdakosa.
Delhi: Rajapala, 1989.

Caturvedi, Mahendra.

A practical Hindi-English dictionary.
Delhi: National Pub.House, 1970.

Dasa, Syamasundara.

Hindi sabdasagara.
Navina samskarana. 2nd ed. Kasi : Nagari Pracarini Sabha, 1965-1975.

Dictionaries from LTRC

These dictionaries have been encoded in ISCII by Language Technologies Research Centre (LTRC) as part of the Anusaaraka project. The files have been made freely available under the GNU general public license..

LTRC has also made available dictionaries for different Indian languages via

Shabdanjali - ISCII

English-Hindi E-Dictionary - ISCII Download links and online seach tool

English to Hindi Dictionary

ver 2.0 - ISCII Download links
ver 2.0 - utf8 Download links

Hosted at

We converted the ISCII version of the English-Hindi dictionaries to ITRANS and devanagari formats for ease of use. Those files are linked below. For details on these dictionaries (copyright, availability, updates, contacts, permission to use etc), please see the Hindi Dictionary Readme file.

English to Hindi Dictionary

ITRANS encoding (866 kb)
Unicode font - HTML file 1.7 MB
PDF File (330 pages) 1.5 MB
2 Column PDF File (204 pages) 1.5 MB

Gujarati Script Version of English to Hindi Dictionary

ItxGuj Font - HTML file 2.6 MB
PDF File (316 pages) 1.2 MB

Some other Hindi dictionary links

Links to Hindi dictionaries on wikipedia

Links to scanned dictionaries on

Prabhat Brihat Hindi Shabdakosh (vol-1)

Prabhat Brihat Hindi Shabdakosh (vol-2)

Hindi Electronic Dictionary (CGI)

Yashwant Malaiya's Hindi page

University of Pennsylvania's Web based Hindi materials

Hindi at Syracuse University

Ernst Tremel's Hindi-German and German-Hindi Glossary for Teach Yourself Hindi.

UKIndia - Learn to Read Hindi 

Brahmi Descended Scripts



Hindi Wikipedia

A "Hindi Vishva Kosh," a Hindi pictorial encyclopaedia was available at It is sponsored by Government of India. Additional links are Unicode version through unicode conversion gateway. A copy of the vishwakosha is also available for Offline use on google docs.

Page last modified: November 17, 2014