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Bilingual

Van Dale online professioneel

Bilingual dictionaries for German, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish to Dutch. Accessible within the UvA domain.

bab.la

Dictionaries for a large number of languages, i.a. Arabic, Russian, Italian and Swedish. Freely accessible.

bab.la expressions

Translations for standard expressions, e.g. letters of application or business correspondence.

Inter-Active Terminology for Europe (IATE)

Terminology in all official languages of the EU. Freely accessible.

Dutch - Dutch

Van Dale online professioneel

Dictionary of current Dutch. Available within the UvA domain.

Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal

The WNT contains  the Old and Early Middle Dutch and Middle Dutch dictionaries, the Dictionary of the Dutch Language and the Dictionary of the Frisian Language. It is freely accessible.

Schatkamer van de Nederlandse Taal

A collection of databases, such as glossaries, frequency lists and lexical databases. It includes the Algemeen Nederlands Woordenboek, a dictionary of contemporary Dutch. 

Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands
An etymological dictionary of Dutch. Freely accessible.

Other languages

Within the UvA domain there are English and German dictionaries accessible. The Trésor de la Langue Française informatisé is freely accessible.
Or use the UvA Library search engine to find more online dictionaries. Click Databases and select the Type: Dictionaries

Published by  Library UvA

22 January 2016