DEBII — Dictionary Editor and Browser

DEBDict — news

Current version: 1.7.31 Server status: server status

How to install updated version: In Firefox browser, choose Tools – Extensions and click the Update button. New dialog will be opened, follow the instructions. If Firefox doesn't offer new version, click here to install it.

December 11th, 2012
Firefox 17 causes problems with searching in DEBDict. We are preparing new web application that will work in all browsers.

February 18th, 2008
For Czech dictionaries, we have added frequency from corpus.

December 7th, 2007
We have added another czech dictionary - Reference Dictionary of Czech Language - digitalized by the Institute of Czech Language.

November 12th, 2007
If you have problems connecting to server, click the Settings button, delete the content of Server address field and click OK. Then close and start DEBDict again.

November 7th, 2007
New version allows you to search for exact match (default is to search for start of the word) - just add ! sign before the searched word. This weekend, DEBDict will be out of order because we are moving all DEB applications to dedicated server which should provide better service.

November 10th, 2006
New version comes with improved user interface - icons and coloured dictionary names for better usability; possibility to change language in settings dialog and also to choose entry display style (two styles are provided - classical coloured and new black/white).

August 10th, 2006
Map of Czech republic is back online, you can search for cities.

June 26th, 2006
To demonstrate the variability of DEB platform, we've added the data from CIA World Factbook. You can enter either part of the country name or * to show all entries.

June 9th, 2006
New version 1.6.0 offers several improvements: a little redesigned interface, the width of left toolbar with the list of results can be changed as you need (toolbar is closed if no results are shown in it), new navigation toolbar shows the webpage address and provides buttons for navigating back/forward (this toolbar can be hidden/opened using the button in top right corner).
For some dictionaries (SSJČ, SCS, SSČ), you can search also in definition text (check the search in definition box). New web resource was added: Seznam Encyklopedie offering search in czech Wikipedia, Otto's encyclopedia and CoJeCo encyclopedia.

November 28th
To better secure the communication, DEBDict now uses SSL connection. You have to install a new version 1.5.0 ; older versions no longer work.

November 20th
Czech edition of Diderot encyclopedia was added in version 1.4.6, also included in all dictionaries.

November 5th
Version 1.4.5 offers a few new Czech dictionaries – czech thesaurus and the dictionary of phrases and idioms (SČFI).
If you choose "all dictionaries" from the list, DEBDict will look up your query in all the dictionaries and show the result in one page.
Also, the possibility to search in Wikipedia (the online encyclopedia) was added.

Contact e-mail: deb@aurora.fi.muni.cz