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German Language and Literature Guide

A Woodruff Library Research Guide for the study of German Literature and Language.

Online Dictionaries

Wortschatz: Universitaet Leipzig

Electronic thesaurus (entirely in German). Provides synonyms, usage information, and usage examples taken from recent publications.

Oxford German Dictionary

To access, click on link, then bilingual dictionaries, then German dictionary.

Wahrig Dictionaries

Includes Langenscheidt German-English dictionary, Bertelsmann German dictionary, and Wahrig Rechtschreibung.

LEO German English Dictionary


A German grammar checker from Duden.


The German-English-German dictionary with pronunciation, conjugation and context sentences. Also contains quizzes and games.

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