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TshwaneDJe - Dictionary Software, Terminology Software, Translation Software and Consulting

Showcase - Dictionaries Built with TLex

Our TLex Dictionary Production System is being used across the world to produce many dictionaries and other reference works; following is a selection of some of these:

Dictionary of Galician Language Dicionario da Real Academia Galega (Dictionary of Galician Language)
Client: Real Academia Galega & Fundación Barrié

Online, Android and iOS
Focal.ie Irish Terminology CDROM Focal.ie CD-ROM of the National Terminology Database for Irish
Client: Focal.ie

Developed using our Electronic Dictionary Publishing platform; features include:

• Bilingual interface
• Fast, powerful search that can handle inflected forms, spelling errors, and more
• Auto-search from within Microsoft Word
• Easy updates
Oxford School 3e CDROM Oxford South African School Dictionary 3e: CD-ROM
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)

TshwaneDJe developed this electronic dictionary CD-ROM for OUP, using the TLex Electronic Dictionary Publishing System. Features include:

• 'AutoFind' while you read or write or documents/emails or browse the Web
• Colour illustrations and videos
• Listen to correct pronunciations to improve your own
• Find the meaning of a word even if you can't spell it
• Activities (exercises, memos and games)
Oxford School 3e CDROM
Oxford South African School Dictionary 3e Oxford South African School Dictionary 3e
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)

This is the print edition of the abovementioned CD-ROM product (both CD-ROM and hardcopy editions were produced with TLex).
Oxford South African Concise Dictionary 2e Oxford South African Concise Dictionary 2e
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)
Oxford South African Illustrated School Dictionary Oxford South African Illustrated School Dictionary
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)
Oxford Bilingual School Dictionary: Zulu and English / Isichazamazwi Sesikole Esinezilimi Ezimbili: IsiZulu NesiNgisi, Esishicilelwe abakwa-Oxford Oxford Bilingual School Dictionary: Zulu and English / Isichazamazwi Sesikole Esinezilimi Ezimbili: IsiZulu NesiNgisi, Esishicilelwe abakwa-Oxford
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)

[New July 2010!]
Oxford Bilingual School Dictionary: Northern Sotho and English / Pukuntšu ya Polelopedi ya Sekolo: Sesotho sa Leboa le Seisimane. E gatišitšwe ke Oxford Oxford Bilingual School Dictionary: Northern Sotho and English / Pukuntšu ya Polelopedi ya Sekolo: Sesotho sa Leboa le Seisimane. E gatišitšwe ke Oxford
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)

This ground-breaking dictionary, produced entirely in TshwaneLex, is fully corpus-driven, and includes thousands of real-world usage examples, word frequency ranking markers, detailed part of speech information, usage guidance and more. Page sample 1; Page sample 2.
Oxford Mini Skoolwoordeboek / School Dictionary Oxford Mini Skoolwoordeboek / School Dictionary
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)
Oxford Afrikaans-Engels English-Afrikaans Skoolwoordeboek / School Dictionary Oxford Afrikaans-Engels English-Afrikaans Skoolwoordeboek / School Dictionary
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)
South African Oxford Multilingual Primary Dictionary (Sotho) South African Oxford Multilingual Primary Dictionary (Sotho)
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)
South African Oxford Multilingual Primary Dictionary (Nguni) South African Oxford Multilingual Primary Dictionary (Nguni)
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)
Le Robert & Van Dale Le Robert & Van Dale: dictionnaire français-néerlandais, néerlandais-français
(French-Dutch / Dutch-French)
Client: Le Robert / Van Dale

This project made use of the "multiple dictionaries from one database" functionality of TshwaneLex to create and extract both a desktop and pocket edition simultaneously.
Le Robert & Van Dale Le Robert & Van Dale: dictionnaire français-néerlandais, néerlandais-français (poche)
(French-Dutch / Dutch-French)
Client: Le Robert / Van Dale

This project made use of the "multiple dictionaries from one database" functionality of TshwaneLex to create and extract both a desktop and pocket edition simultaneously.
Longman HAT English - Afrikaans / Afrikaans - Engels School Dictionary / Skoolwoordeboek [Pearson] Longman HAT English - Afrikaans / Afrikaans - Engels School Dictionary / Skoolwoordeboek
Client: Pearson Education (South Africa)

This project made use a number of advanced TLex features to streamline production, including advanced custom scripting-based lemma reversal, as well as "multiple dictionaries from one database".
Longman HAT English - Afrikaans / Afrikaans - Engels Pocket Dictionary / Sakwoordeboek [Pearson] Longman HAT English - Afrikaans / Afrikaans - Engels Pocket Dictionary / Sakwoordeboek
Client: Pearson Education (South Africa)

This project made use a number of advanced TLex features to streamline production, including advanced custom scripting-based lemma reversal, as well as "multiple dictionaries from one database".
Bagrut Lexicon EFL Learner's Dictionary [GT-Lex] Bagrut Lexicon: EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Learner's Dictionary
Client: GT-Lex (Israel)

Bagrut Lexicon is a 2,000 word EFL learner’s dictionary in which the entries are linked to sets of practice exercises on each pair of adjacent pages, making the dictionary well-suited for teaching English. The words have been selected from a corpus of matriculation-level comprehension texts. It can be ordered online at ofarimbooks.co.il.
Diccionario integral del español de la Argentina Diccionario integral del español de la Argentina
Client: Tinta Fresca, Grupo Clarín (Argentina)

This dictionary, produced by a large team all using TshwaneLex, contains over 40,000 entries, 80,000 meanings, over 90,000 usage examples, and many other useful features. The website contains more information and a smart preview.
Click here for more details on the production of this dictionary using TLex » (Spanish)
Nkòngamyakù Cilubà – Mfwàlànsa Nkòngamyakù Cilubà – Mfwàlànsa (Cilubà - French)
Client: Recall-Ciyèm (Belgium)
Nederlandse woorden wereldwijd Nederlandse woorden wereldwijd
Client: Nicoline van der Sijs
Klein Uitleenwoordenboek Klein Uitleenwoordenboek
Client: Nicoline van der Sijs
Pharos Verklarende Afrikaanse Woordeboek Verklarende Afrikaanse Woordeboek (Afrikaans Explanatory Dictionary)
( FJ Labuschagne, L.C. Eksteen)
Client: Pharos, nb Publishers (South Africa)
Pharos Beknopte Verklarende Woordeboek Beknopte Verklarende Woordeboek (Afrikaans Concise Explanatory Dictionary)
Client: Pharos, nb Publishers (South Africa)
RANM Repertorio de siglas, acrónimos, abreviaturas y símbolos utilizados en los textos médicos en español / Glossary of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols used in Spanish medical texts
Client: Real Academia Nacional de Medicina / Royal National Academy of Medicine (Spain)
[Online]
Lexique yoómbe-français avec index français-yoómbe Lexique yoómbe-français avec index français-yoómbe (Yoómbe - French)
Client: Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium)

By: Jan de Grauwe; Ed.: K. Bostoen
Collection: Tervuren Series for African Language Documentation and Description
Northern Sotho Monolingual Pukuntšutlhaloši ya Sesotho sa Leboa (Northern Sotho Explanatory Dictionary)
Client: Northern Sotho National Lexicography Unit (South Africa)
Kalenjin Dictionary / Samburtaab Ng’aleekaab Kaleenchin Kalenjin Dictionary / Samburtaab Ng’aleekaab Kaleenchin
Client: Kibny’aanko Seroney / MvuleAfrica Publishers (Kenya)
[ Online ] Kalenjin Dictionary / Samburtaab Ng’aleekaab Kaleenchin
Author: Kibny’aanko Seroney
Faculty of Maritime Studies English - Croatian Maritime Dictionary
Client: Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka (Croatia)
[Online]
jref An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural
Client: James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF - USA)
[Online]
isiZulu.net Zulu - English / English - Zulu online dictionary
&
isiZulu.net Zulu - English / English - Zulu electronic dictionary

Client: isiZulu.net (Germany)
[Online + Electronic]
Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal WAT Aanlyn (Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal / 'The Dictionary of the Afrikaans Language')
Client: WAT (South Africa)
[Online]
Pharos Dictionaries Online Pharos Dictionaries Online / Pharos Woordeboeke Aanlyn
Client: Pharos (South Africa)
[Online]
Afrikaanse Woordelys en Spelreëls Afrikaanse Woordelys en Spelreëls (AWS) Aanlyn / 'Afrikaans Wordlist and Spelling Rules - Online'
Client: Pharos and 'Die Taalkommissie' (Language Commission) (South Africa)
[Online]
Electronic Lusoga Dictionary / e-Eiwanika ly'Olusoga Electronic Lusoga Dictionary / e-Eiwanika ly'Olusoga
Client: Menha Publishers (Uganda / Belgium)
Online Lusoga Dictionary / e-Eiwanika ly'Olusoga Online Lusoga Dictionary / e-Eiwanika ly'Olusoga
Client: Menha Publishers (Uganda / Belgium)
[ Online ] Online Explanatory Northern Sotho Dictionary
Client: Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB - South Africa)
[ Online ]
[ Electronic ]
A Preliminary Jarai - English Dictionary
Author: Lap Minh Siu
[ Online ] Online Dictionary: Cilubà - French
Client: Recall-Ciyèm (Belgium)
[ Online ] Online Chinese - English Dictionary
[ Online ] Online Esperanto - English Dictionary
[ Online ] Boie’nen-English / English-Boie’nen Dictionary
[ Online ] Tlingit Dictionary
Author: Dr James Crippen
[ Downloadable ] Fockleyreen: Manx - English / English - Manx Vocabulary

TshwaneDJe HLT is also in the process of producing various online, electronic (CD-ROM) and hardcopy dictionaries. Some of those that have been released so far include:

All these reference works are produced with the dictionary compilation software TshwaneLex, and are compiled within the theoretical framework of Simultaneous Feedback (SF) and/or Fuzzy SF (for more on this approach, click here).

Other Work

New Longman-HAT website
Oxford Practical Teaching Chemistry Lab Guide CD Oxford Practical Teaching Chemistry Lab Guide CD
Client: Oxford University Press (Southern Africa)

The CD-ROM software for this Oxford Practical Teaching Chemistry Lab Guide was developed by us. This product, which forms part of a series, is aimed at Natural Sciences and Physical Sciences teachers.