An arabic - english electronic dictionary

The dictionary is based on Tim Buckwalters work presented at Qamus. This is a work in progress. Programmers, linguists or users that are interested should feel free to contact the author at



OSX version

Windows version


Mac OSX PPC 10.3.9 or above: download.

Windows .NET 2.0: download.

Notes on the windows version

The windows version requires version 2.0 of the .NET runtime available from Microsoft here. In addition you must enable right-to-left language support under Regional and Language settings in the Control Panel.

Users with western keyboards will probably also be interested in arabic keyboard layouts like the one available here.