Chinese-French-Italian-Spanish-German-Russian+

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These are the languages in the OLDO – the Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.
Access OLDO here or through the McQuade Library web site > Databases > scroll down to Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.  If off-campus, enter the barcode on the back of your MackCard with your library password.

OLDO Language WebCheck out words and phrases, listen to pronunciation by a native speaker, and check verb tables and pronunciation charts, explanations of grammatical terms, and guidance on grammar and idiomatic usage.  When looking up a word in one language, OLDO also provides the word in additional languages including Arabic, Portuguese, Polish, Japanese, Korean and Thai.

For information on how to enter Chinese characters and how to use the Radical and Character Index, please see here in the OLDO Help file. To see Chinese characters correctly you may need to install Asian language fonts – please visit Microsoft for information on how to enable East Asian languages for Windows. (If you have Windows XP, you may simply need to adjust the settings at the Control Panel under Regional and Language Options.)

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