Endorsed by academics worldwide, the 'Oxford Arabic Dictionary' is based on real modern evidence and computational analysis of hundreds of millions of words of both English and modern standard Arabic (the standardised variety of Arabic used in writing and in most formal speech). It boasts more than 130,000 words and phrases and 200,000 translations.
ANU holds an extensive collection of Arabic language dictionaries. All dictionaries are listed in the Library Catalogue.
Arabic dictionaries are listed via these subject headings in the Catalogue:
One of the most popular modern English-Arabic dictionaries for basic learners. This practical dictionary follows the chronological and historical order that organizes the meaning with the origin of the word. Rich with examples that enables the researcher to build a complete idea about the target word.
This dictionary provides detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including the English equivalent, a sample sentence, and an indication of major register variation (including regional and dialectal). Pronunciation indicators will be given in the form of diacritics for MSA words and Romanized pronunciation for colloquial terms.