Free online English – Tamil dictionary websites

List of websites giving  English – Tamil dictionaries for free online.

1. Tamil Wiktionary – Tamil Wiktionary is a Multi lingual – Tamil dictionary. It has more than One lakh words with a focus on technical glassary prepared by Tamil virtual University. This is a free to edit dictionary. So you can improve the pages by adding correct meaning, pronunciation, images etc.,

2. DSAL dictionariesDigital South Asia Library is a portal for Tamil’s oldest dictionaries. It is a treasure house for Tamil lovers. Gives meanings for Tamil words found in literature.

List of dictionaries in this portal:

abricius, Johann PhilippJ. P. Fabricius’s Tamil and English dictionary. 4th ed., rev.and enl. Tranquebar: Evangelical Lutheran Mission Pub. House, 1972.

Kadirvelu Pillai, NaTamil Moli Akarathi. N. Kathiraiver Pillai’s Tamil Moli Akarathi: Tamil-Tamil dictionary = Na. Kathiraiver Pillayin Tamil Moliyakarati: Tamil-Tamil akarathi. 6th ed., rev. and enl. Cennai: Pi. Ve. Namacivaya Mutaliyar.

McAlpin, David WA core vocabulary for Tamil. Rev. ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Dept. of South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1981.

University of MadrasTamil lexicon. [Madras]: University of Madras, 1936-

Winslow, MironA comprehensive Tamil and English dictionary of high and low Tamil. Madras: P.R. Hunt, 1862.

3. Pals e-dictionary – English-Tamil dictionary from Palaniappa brothers.

4. Tamil Virtual University Dictionaries – Has  a flashy interface and inbuilt Tamil typing tool.

5. க்ரியாவின் தற்காலத் தமிழ் அகராதி – Tamil – Tamil – English dictionary for contemporary Tamil words by Kriya.

6. Google Translate Dictinoary for English to Tamil

7. Tamil Lexicon

More English – Tamil dictionaries are out there. Which one do you use often?


43 responses to “Free online English – Tamil dictionary websites”

  1. My fav is palanniappa windows based software. Handy and nice one. Also I can use Tamil 99 layout to type in Palaniyappa dictionary 🙂

    1. plaeas sent me english with tamil dictionary

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  3. Thank for you invitation.i need English Tamil me.i wont to free soft wear becous i have’t mony is e-mail addras is above.

    1. Hi Indik, all the dictionaries listed here are free only. But only Pal’s E-dictionary is downloadable

    2. m. srinivasan Avatar
      m. srinivasan

      I have a ready made dctionary English-tamil with three different methods of accessing. I may be contacted. I need franchisess to take up and putting it in website.

  4. hi dear i need spoken english book pls help me


    i want english -tamil-engilish dictonery

      1. m. srinivasan Avatar
        m. srinivasan

        i have a package for english-tamil-english dictionary.

  6. sasi evani Avatar
    sasi evani

    hey.. we re looking to name a movie.. along the lines of ..instinct.. survival instincts.. can someone give a simple tamil word.. to use as title..

    1. hi sasi evani, the idea for your movie name is interesting. Will துடிப்பு be a good name? Will let you know if I can come across something more relevant.

  7. sasi evani Avatar
    sasi evani

    its me again.. survival instincts.. in the more bird learning how to live fly recognise its mum etc.. not the jason bourne type of survival insticnts :p

    1. சுந்தர் Avatar


      உய்தி, உய்திறம், உள்ளுணர்வு, உள்மதி போன்றவை நேரடியாகப் பொருள் பொருத்தம் கொண்டவை. படத்துக்கு தலைப்பாக வருமா என பாருங்கள். (துடிப்பு அழகா இருக்கு, ஆனால் நீங்கள் கேட்ட பொருளில் வருமா தெரியவில்லை.)

  8. sasikumar Avatar

    HI ALL


  9. kavithasan Avatar

    i spoken english spookes help meeeeeeeee

    1. கவிதாசன்,

      ஆங்கிலம் பேசப் பழகுவது எப்படி? என்ற என் கட்டுரை உதவலாம். நன்றி



    1. SENTHIL KUMAR Avatar

      i want english to tamil meaning notes dailogues

  11. i need book for english

  12. patnam Avatar

    Look at this web site. has Tamil to English and Tamil to other language dictionaries. Over 50 languages supported

  13. maharaja Avatar

    i need the tamil dictionary , i don’t have money

  14. Kodeeswaran Avatar

    I need spoken english book

  15. lavanyajackie Avatar

    its very helpful one to allthe peoples thanking you

  16. Velayuthan Avatar

    vey helful to us

  17. amirthanahan Avatar

    Its very helpful to me and all Tamil peoples

  18. Lalitha Kumari Avatar
    Lalitha Kumari

    I need a sinhala tamil dictionary urgently since I will be sitting for the written exam in Tamil conducted by the Official Languages Department.

  19. english pragraph meaning to tamil pragraph meaning translater please help me

  20. ari govindan Avatar
    ari govindan

    more jobs available for me but i can’t speek english i can’ t english so help me

  21. Thangaraj.S Avatar

    I need tamil to english meaning translater.Pls help me urgent.

  22. selvaraj.p Avatar

    i need fluency of english

  23. Rafick,
    I need english to tamil dictionary compatability with windows 7

  24. Parimelazhagan.R Avatar

    more jobs available for me but i can’t speek english i can’ t english so help me

  25. gurunath Avatar


  26. where i get tamil to english and english to tamil translator free software downloadable, kindly suggest me the website

  27. pushpanjli Avatar

    i want to learn tamil but i can speak english & hindi. Can i get tamil words with english meaning.

  28. T.M.PRABAAHARAN Avatar

    i want the word meanning LIBRAN

  29. hi……………………… i need to know how can i get d scientific meanings from english to tamil ………

  30. hi, sir i need meanings from english to tamil and how to froming a sentence plz give me

  31. k.Poyyathappan Avatar

    Hi sir, i need help to communicate English language

    1. hai sir my name is muralidharan i want to develop english knowledge how to develop english easily and speaking ,writing and take seminor with english and talk english with other person clearly without error sir. its easy or not sir? please help me to develop english knowledge . any help to me please call this number sir 7373602673. THANK YOU SIR

  32. Alagar mani Avatar
    Alagar mani

    HI ,

    I have done my master degree but my English speaking communication is low , so please help me for my speak in fluently English communication,
    reach me through my email id ; [email protected]