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Open Source Libraries / Dictionaries

Commercial Services

Many dictionary API services exist, including from the well-known dictionary publishers. These are examples, not comprehensive:

Non-English Dictionary Services

This needs filling out! Wiktionary has non-English versions available such as (, but their quality is not certain.

Thoughts for Implementation in UIO

  • Define a standard format for dictionary entries - a JSON structure that converts to display HTML
  • An integrator would need to wire up a preferred service returning that format
    • For the SJRK platform, we could create a Kettle-based dictionary datasource doing this as an example
    • It might be possible to implement an in-browser parser doing the same - not sure about how this might interact with same origin policies

Working with Natural Language in Javascript

Some natural language libraries, like, may have dictionary features.