[Tugindia] English-Kannada Dictionary

Kapil Hari Paranjape kapil at imsc.res.in
Wed May 17 15:21:00 CEST 2006


Wednesday 17 मई 2006 15:12 को, yoga at math.iisc.ernet.in ने लिखा था:
> It gives my great pleasure in announcing the launch of the CD version of
> the 4-volume English-Kannada dictionary of the Mysore University. The big
> point is that this was achieved using the full power of TeX and friends
> via the KannadaLaTeX available on sarovar.org.
> The printed version dictionay has about 6500 pages, 1,07,000 head words,
> nearly 1650 figures. The CD version is built on TeX and the end product is
> a PDF and so it can be viewed on any platform which supports PDF. The main
> packages used are the Hyperref and PDFScreen packages which give all the
> required hyperlinking and cross referencing capabilities. It also includes
> audio support for pronunciation of English words; this has been achieved
> through Festival Speech Synthesis programme which is also a free software.

> A sample of this dictionary is available (kandict_y.pdf) (without audio
> component) at
>      http://sarovar.org/projects/kannadatex/

Why only a sample? Why not the whole dictionary? Is this due to lack
of space or bandwidth?



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