The New Online Dictionaries: More Options, Less Paper Cuts

Ha’aretz – bless its heart – maps the rise of online dictionaries at the expense of their long-suffering paper counterparts. The article focuses on Morfix, an online resource which I personally haven’t used much yet, but which apparently has some useful and nifty features, including stemming, which reduces inflected words to their roots, allowing users to enter any form of a verb or noun and receive a definition; vocalization, spelling corrections and related word suggestions; and links to relevant Wikipedia articles in Hebrew and English for proper nouns.

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