xochipilli (a_xolotl) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Best (free) online dictionaries? French, German, Mandarin + others

Hey, I'm a French major learning German with a pipe dream towards learning more than a month of Mandarin. I've been using this amazing online French/Italian/Spanish dictionary for my French translation needs, but I'd really like to find a good online German dictionary. Any suggestions? I'm definitely a fan of example sentences.

My Chinese laoshi told me once upon a time that www.xuezhongwen.net was the best when it comes to Chinese. Feel free to challenge that...especially if you know of one geared towards beginners.

And finally, any of you have suggestions for good online dictionaries/translators for any other languages you'd be so kind as to share? I find myself wanting to know random words in various languages all the time.

Obrigado!
Tags: chinese, french, german
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