Paid apps from Greece are not yet support by Android Market. So, although this software is provided as free, it translates only words starting with "A" so you can evaluate the dictionary. IF YOU DECIDE IT, you can then purchase your personal activation ID at You can order online at http://www.magenta.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=118 in order to unlock the database.
MAGENTA English<>Greek Dictionary Ideal for English Speakers dictionary designed for those who are not native Greek speakers.
■ Entries: 311,228
■ Words: 2,000,000
■ Lexicographer: Panagiotis Tsampounaras
The first time, once you have installed and launched the dictionary, the system will attempt to download the dictionary entries database. Once the download is complete the dictionary is ready for use. Thus, the program retains its small size, it does not occupy the main storage of your device with its database, as the database is stored in SD memory. If you want to download and install the full version, i.e. the version of the dictionary which includes the software and database in a single package, click on this link:
WHAT DO WE MEAN BY “IDEAL FOR ENGLISH SPEAKERS”?
What Greek speakers expect from a bidirectional English-Greek dictionary is mainly the information about the English words, their translation, pronunciation, the examples of usage or idioms, etc. An exemplary lexicographical approach for Greek speakers is the English-Greek-English electronic dictionary GOLDEN VERSION (also available for Google Android).
English speaker, speak English!, they know the pronunciation of words but do not know the pronunciation of Greek words, the parts of speech, the genders, and the examples of usage / idioms with Greek words. This novelty is what makes this dictionary ideal for English speakers.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN TOPIC DESCRIPTIONS?
Each topic is described through a series of information:
- Part of speech
- Special usage depending on sciences, professions, and country of origin (USA or United Kingdom)
- Written pronunciation of Greek words
- Each type of information is displayed using a different colour so that easily you can focus on what you are looking for
DOES IT NEED INTERNET CONNECTION?
No, only on first run.
Improved fast word search, search results appear in fraction of a second!
Different colours are used for different types of information, so that you can easily read it and focus on the information you are looking for.
User interface supports ENGLISH, GREEK, FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN and SPANISH.
SEND TOPICS BY E-MAIL
You can share the dictionary's topics with your family, friends, colleagues, classmates and students. While viewing a topic's description you can just tap the button and create an e-mail in your default e-mail client with topic description as the message body. Then, select the recipients, add your comments and tap Send!
PUBLISH TOPICS ON FACEBOOK
You can publish the dictionary's topics on your Facebook Wall. While viewing a topic's description you can just tap the button and create a Facebook post with topic title and description. Then, add your comments and tap Post!
You can send the dictionary's topics as SMS messages.
Yes! You can have bookmarks! The translated topics are automatically added into your history list. You can also organize topics into groups. Then, while viewing topics you can just tap on the button, select the group and add the current topic. Additionally, you can delete topics from groups or delete entire groups and rename group names.