1. YossiN's Avatar
    I start learning a new language, and (of course) need a dictionary.

    What are the differences between using google translate and a dictionary app?

    The advantages/ disadvantages of each solution?

    thanks
    11-01-2014 10:26 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    A dictionary lists the common usages of a word - in the language of that word. IOW, a French dictionary lists the French word and, in French, the common uses.

    Google Translate, if you give it a single word, translates the most common usage into your language.

    Using a dictionary, and putting the entire entry into a translator program like Google Translate, might be a good combination of both techniques.
    11-01-2014 11:21 PM

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