Academic Room Hindi Dictionary is a premium Hindi to English dictionary app developed in the Harvard Innovation Lab.

Its massive database provides over 350,000 definitions. The dictionary is designed with students and scholars in mind, to help them translate words and idioms from modern Hindi, Urdu, Khariboli, Brajbhasha and Avadhi. All words can be searched using a Hindi (Devanagari) keyboard. The present database continues to grow as more words are continually added.

Existing apps on the market are, unfortunately, based on English-Hindi dictionaries and, therefore, provide only one word English translations. Such dictionaries are inadequate for scholarly work, which requires translations that are more nuanced and attentive to multiple contexts and gramatical forms. This significant issue required the creation the present dictionary, which provides highly reliable definitions for those engaging in the literary study of Hindi.

Key Features:
- Beautiful user interface and design
- Uses iOS' easy to use Devanagari keyboard
- Partial word search - enter half words in Hindi and obtain top 100 matches
- Mark words as Favorites to review later
- Review the history of words that you have looked up

Forum for support and enhancement requests:

What’s New

Version 3.6.0

Larger Word Base.
Usability Enhancements.
Minor Bug Fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

“nonickname" ,

Good dictionary; one suggestion ...

Quite useful. I appreciate the expression of words in both Devanagari and Urdu. As dictionaries do, this one uses a lot of abbreviations in its definitions. The meanings of some are unclear. Suggestion: do what dictionaries also often do: include a page (and, obviously, a link to it) that explains the definitions.

Yog Dhoj Bantawa ,

Himalayan Sherpa

Good Dictionary. Please provide option to clear cumulated recent entries.

ya3niy ,


Aside from the redundant entries for the same word that u have to click one by one it does everything I need it to do. Thanks yall

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Creative Stride, Inc.
44.9 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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