The Free PONS Online Dictionary

With this app you have direct access to the translations in the free PONS Online Dictionary. Over 30 dictionaries in currently 12 different languages are at your disposal online.

With the App you can key in and translate your search terms quickly, reliably and conveniently directly from your Windows 8 desktop. To make reference even more efficient the App also supports the search from the Charm Bar.

Our database contains over 12 million words and phrases in 12 languages. The PONS high standards of editorial quality are the key to your success—also in this App! The editors uphold traditional PONS quality by carefully editing and certifying each individual entry. The new, and editorially revised entries as well as information from user feedbacks are incorporated into the database on an ongoing basis. All of this is especially important not only for school, university and language school use, but also at the office and at home.

The languages German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Greek, Latin, Russian, Turkish, Slovenian and Polish are at your disposal in various language combinations.

The equally free web version at offers, in addition, text translation, a picture dictionary, a translating forum, verb tables and, last but not least, a vocabulary trainer.

With the vocabulary trainer you can learn your search terms in various practice modes to achieve lasting success. Not only the PONS Dictionary Department, the Community, too, is there to help you to increase your vocabulary on an ongoing basis. In the language forum you can describe language-related problems or ask questions and receive solutions and answers from the PONS Community— and of course you yourself can also contribute answers to the questions of others.

The following dictionaries and language combinations are available as of July 1, 2012:
German Orthography, German Learner’s Dictionary, German-English, German-French, German-Greek, German-Italian, German-Latin, German-Polish, German-Portuguese, German-Russian, German-Slovenian, German-Spanish, German-Turkish, English-German, English-French, English-Italian, English-Polish, English-Portuguese, English-Russian, English-Slovenian, English-Spanish, French-German, French-English, French-Polish, French-Slovenian, Greek-German, Italian-German, Italian-English, Italian-Polish, Italian-Slovenian, Latin-German, Polish-German, Polish-English, Polish-French, Polish-Italian, Polish-Russian, Polish-Spanish, Portuguese-German, Portuguese-English, Portuguese-Spanish, Russian-German, Russian-English, Russian-Polish, Slovenian-German, Slovenian-English, Slovenian-French, Slovenian-Spanish, Spanish-German, Spanish-English, Spanish-Polish, Spanish-Portuguese, Spanish-Slovenian, Turkish-German and Latin-German.


Click on and listen to audio pronunciations
Over 30 dictionaries in 12 languages
Direct search from the Charm Bar
Most up-to-date vocabulary
Information about style and usage, country-specific information
Quick change of language direction possible

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