Dzongkha Dictionary App

Introduction | Purpose | Features| Download | Note

Introduction

The app consists of major monolingual (Dzongkha) and bilingual (Dzongkha-English and English-Dzongkha) dictionaries of the Dzongkha Development Commission. This gives access to the Dzongkha dictionaries on the finger tips unlike the traditional bulky printed dictionaries.

This app was developed by Dzongkha Development Commission in collaboration with G2C Office under the Prime Ministers Office of Bhutan, “In pursuit of Improving Public Service Delivery”.

Purpose

With advancement of technology and Bhutan's aim of creating ICT enabled society, to promote Dzongkha through ICT is one of the objectives of the commission and with increasing number of smart phone users and mobile phone penetration outpacing the other means of communication in the country, promoting Dzongkha through mobile phones is seen to be one of the most effective strategies.

This 3 in 1 dictionary app is developed to give easy access to Dzongkha dictionaries of the Dzongkha Development Commission and encourage Bhutanese to use Dzongkha as main medium of communication in their day to day life.

Features

  • Except for installation, internet is not required to use the app.
  • Users can search for words both in English and Dzongkha.
  • In the result, part of speech and meaning of the word searched will be displayed.
  • Compatible Dzongkha supported multiling keyboard must be installed to be able to search in Dzongkha.

Downloads

Android

Current Version: 0.04 - 08/12/2016

Size:23 MB

Requires Android 4.4.2 or later

iOS

Current Version: 1.0 - 12/09/2016

Size: 66.3 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later, Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Note

The App is currently being tested and your feedback and suggestions are welcome.