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-Swahili - English Dictionary | Kamusi ya Kiswahili - Kiingereza

You can install a software version of our Swahili - English Dictionary for use on your own computer, with powerful functionality not available in the Web version, such as Microsoft Word Integration for instant translations:

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The dictionary is fully functional, but time-limited in use until you enter an activation code, which you obtain upon purchase. This costs just $15 (or €12) - Buy Now » (for over 16,000 entries and phrases, and over 36,000 translation equivalents).

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For activation instructions, click here (or follow the in-application instructions very carefully).

Compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10. (Not yet macOS or Android compatible, sorry.)

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Swahili Dictionary Features and Screenshots

Swahili Dictionary

• Over 16,000 entries and phrases, over 36,000 translation equivalents, and over 20,000 words and phrases in the English index
• Fast startup
• Fast search
• Use the dictionary in either Swahili or English
• Hundreds of natural, real-world ("corpus-based") usage examples
• "Smart search" (morphological-decomposition-based) for Swahili compound words, e.g. "tunaosha":

Swahili Dictionary Decomposition Search

• Displays related cross-references (incoming and outgoing) of the current entry
• "Linked view" automatically displays related entries on the other side of the dictionary
• (Ideal for translators and learners) Microsoft Word Integration: Instantly see the results of dictionary lookups of the word you are standing on in Microsoft Word:

Swahili Dictionary Microsoft Word Integration

• Quickly launch Google search or Google image search for the currently selected word (with shortcut keys)
• Shows American and British English spellings:

British and American Spelling Variations

Compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does this Swahili Dictionary run on macOS?

Unfortunately not at this time, though if there is enough interest we may product a macOS version in future.

Does this Swahili Dictionary run on Android?

Unfortunately not at this time, though if there is enough interest we may product an Android version in future.

I lost my License Number, what do I do?

Try the License Recovery process.

Note that the 20-digit and 16-digit activation codes are only used once per installation, and never used again. If you install on a new computer, you must use your 9-digit License Number to follow the activation process again.

The 9-digit License Number does not expire and can be used anytime you need to re-activate using our website.