This free offline Italian dictionary application explains the meaning of Italian words, based on Italian Wiktionary. This is a monolingual dictionary only in Italian, i.e. words must be entered in Italian. Warning: lot of words are missing due to the italian Wiktionary's incompleteness.
♦ Over 65300 Italian words, large number of inflected forms and conjugation of verbs
♦ Fast as it works offline, internet is used only when a word is not found in the offline dictionary
♦ You can leaf through words using your finger (swipe right and left)
♦ Easy and functional user interface, optimized also for tablets
♦ Bookmarks and search history with option to backup your bookmarks
♦ Crossword help: the symbol ? can be used in place of single unknown letter. The symbol * can be used in place of any group of letters.
♦ Random search (shuffle): useful to learn new words
♦ Share word definition using other apps, like gmail or whatsapp
♦ Compatible with Moon Reader and FBReader
♦ Personal notes, write your own text
♦ Camera search via OCR Plugin, available only on devices with back camera. (Settings->Floating Action Button->Camera). The OCR Plugin has to be downloaded from Google Play.
♦ Black and white themes with user defined text colors (press menu-->select Settings-->click on Theme)
♦ Optional Floating Action Button (FAB) supporting one of the following actions: Search, History, Favorites, Random search and Share option
♦ Persistent Search option to get automatic keyboard at startup
♦ Text to speech options
♦ Number of items in history
♦ Customable font size and line spacing
You can listen to the word pronunciation, provided that voice data have been installed in your phone (Text-to-speech engine).
Acknowledgements, comments and useful suggestions are welcome.
You can improve the Italian dictionary by adding the missing definitions using the site http://it.wiktionary.org
Question & Answers: http://goo.gl/UnU7V
Information about permissions used by the application can be found here: http://goo.gl/AsqT4C
Information for application developers:
✔ This application provides Dictionary API for 3rd party developers, please read further details: http://thesaurus.altervista.org/dictionary-android
This application requires the following permissions:
♢ INTERNET - to retrieve the definition of missing words
♢ WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE (aka Photos/Media/Files) - to backup configuration and bookmarks
♦ Dictionary updated with new definitions