[Lexicog] Reverse Dictionary

Wlodzimierz Sobkowiak SOBKOW at AMU.EDU.PL
Sat Jan 21 14:18:08 UTC 2006

Thank you, John Roberts, for a very instructive overview of 'reverse 

In the

> Then there are reverse alphabet dictionaries

category, there is:

Lehnert,M. 1971. Reverse dictionary of present-day English. Leipzig: VEB 
Verlag Enzyklop├Ądie.

In the

>Then there are the "Sounds like dictionaries". Here you go from the 
>phonetic sounds of a word to its written form

category, I recommend:

Mike Hammond's phonetic-access dictionary: 

and my own (beta-version):


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