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Photo_Ed
Monday 19th of June 2006 05:34:18 AM
Eesti - inglise sƃĀµnaraamat: Tere!

I have bookmarked the links to online dictionaries that have been posted in the forum, but I am looking for a good Eesti - Inglise sƵnaraamat. I am currently using the glossary in "E nagu EESTI" and the Benyukh "Estonian Dictionary & Phrasebook".

If anyone could recommend a good general purpose dictionary I would be greatly appreciative.

Suur tƤnu,

Ed



kea
Monday 19th of June 2006 01:05:35 PM
The best Estonian-English dictionaries are by Paul F. Saagpakk. I use the one published couple of years ago (big, heavy and green ;) )
My favourite English-Estonian dictionary is by Johannes Silvet, published in 2002 (big, even heavier and brown :p )
Any Saagpakk's dictionary should be good, his Estonian and English dictionaries are considered to be the best. And Saagpakk's dictionary is also meant for foreigners (with explenationas), Silvet's dictionary is more for Estonians who learn English.


caeireann
Monday 19th of June 2006 04:31:40 PM
Mul on ka raamat E nagu Eesti! :)


Agnese
Monday 19th of June 2006 08:18:01 PM
Originally posted by kea


The best Estonian-English dictionaries are by Paul F. Saagpakk. I use the one published couple of years ago (big, heavy and green ;) )
My favourite English-Estonian dictionary is by Johannes Silvet, published in 2002 (big, even heavier and brown :p )
Any Saagpakk's dictionary should be good, his Estonian and English dictionaries are considered to be the best. And Saagpakk's dictionary is also meant for foreigners (with explenationas), Silvet's dictionary is more for Estonians who learn English.

And this is only in National Library or cost 1'000'000 krooni :p


kea
Tuesday 20th of June 2006 01:33:37 PM
These dictionaries are definitely not only in the National library. They are probably expencive but if you want quality, then you mostly have to pay quality ;)
There are always antique shops where you can buy older but cheaper books.


Photo_Ed
Tuesday 20th of June 2006 05:41:58 PM
Well, I guess I'll stay with the online dictionaries for awhile longer, though I see a Johannes Silvet dictionary at Amazon.
tänan väga!

Ed


helen
Thursday 06th of July 2006 02:26:42 AM
Eesti-inglise sƵnaraamatud:
[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r14/ingliseeestitasku.jpg[/img]

Inglise-eesti / eesti-inglise taskusõnastik

Product Details
Words and Phrases: 40,000
Paperback: 736 pages
Product Dimensions: 95 x 135 mm
Publisher: TEA Kirjastus 2002
Price: 179 EEK

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r15/eestiingliseeestitasku.jpg[/img]

Eesti-inglise-eesti taskusõnaraamat

Product Details
Words and Phrases: 10,000
Paperback: 352 pages
Product Dimensions: 80 x 110 mm
Publisher: Festart 2003
Price: 119 EEK

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r11/eestiinglisekoolisonaraamat.jpg[/img]

Eesti-inglise koolisõnaraamat

Product Details
Words and Phrases: 30,000
Paperback: 624 pages
Product Dimensions: 110 x 160 mm
Publisher: Festart 2002
Price: 79 EEK

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r13/eestiinglisetea.jpg[/img]

Eesti-inglise sõnaraamat

Product Details
Words and Phrases: 45,000
Paperback: 688 pages
Product Dimensions: 135 x 200 mm
Publisher: TEA Kirjastus 2001
Price: 175 EEK

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r9/eestiinglisesonarkoolibri.jpg[/img]

Eesti-inglise sõnaraamat

By Enn Veldi
Product Details
Words and Phrases: not available
Hardback: 832 pages
Product Dimensions: 150 x 210 mm
Publisher: Koolibri 2002
Price: 276 EEK
Currently out of print

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r4/tanapaevaeestiing.jpg[/img]

Tänapäeva eesti-inglise sõnaraamat 1. osa A – J

By Andres Aule
Product Details
Words and Phrases: not available
Hardback: 598 pages
Product Dimensions: 170 x 245 mm
Publisher: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus 2001
Price: 374 EEK

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r14/tanapaevaeestiinglise.jpg[/img]

Tänapäeva eesti-inglise sõnaraamat 2. osa K

By Andres Aule
Product Details
Words and Phrases: not available
Hardback: 368 pages
Product Dimensions: 175 x 245 mm
Publisher: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus 2003
Price: 221 EEK

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r1/saagpakk.jpg[/img]

Eesti-inglise sõnaraamat

By Paul F. Saagpakk
Product Details
Words and Phrases: not available
Hardback: 1,182 pages
Product Dimensions: 185 x 265 mm
Publisher: Koolibri 2000
Price: 999 EEK

Includes a grammatical survey of the Estonian language by Johannes Aavik, tables of inflection, declension and conjugation.

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r20/eestiinglisesonaraamat.jpg[/img]

Eesti-inglise sõnaraamat

Product Details
Words and Phrases: 100,000
Hardback: 1,000 pages
Product Dimensions: 170 x 245 mm
Publisher: TEA Kirjastus 2005
Price: 795 EEK
[url=http://www.tea.ee/images/common/book/seis_skeem.jpg]Take a closer look.

[img]http://www.apollo.ee/images/books/r21/inglisecd.jpg[/img]

Eesti-inglise / inglise-eesti sõnaraamat CD-ROMil

Combines the TEA's red Estonian-English dictionary above and the English-Estonian dictionary by Johannes Silvet.

Product Details
Words and Phrases: 100,000
Format: CD
Publisher: TEA Kirjastus 2006
Price: 975 EEK
[url=http://www.tea.ee/index2_est.php?page=1,1&cat_id=86&cat_parent=1&book_id=411&book_nr=10&book_max=13&cat_path=S%F5naraamatud&cat_path2=S%F5naraamatud%20CD-ROMil%20ja%20litsentsid]Take a closer look.

All data according to the current information provided by [url=http://www.apollo.ee]the Apollo bookshop. The price may vary in other bookshops. Different editions have been published in different years with different dimensions and number of pages.



Photo_Ed
Thursday 06th of July 2006 09:28:14 AM
Tänan väga! Helen.

Ed




Mike_G
Sunday 15th of October 2006 03:50:16 AM
Dictionary...: I have had the same problem and held off purchasing in the hopes that I would find something better. For me, only a two-way (Eesti-English AND English-Eesti) dictionary is satisfactory. The CD-ROM at the bottom of the list seems interesting, but is not practical for toting around if there is no computer on hand...

That said, only the first two in the list seem to be two-way, and I have never seen the second one anywhere, including the Apollo on Viru tn. The first one however is ubiquitous. I've seen it in Prisma, Rimi, Apollo, and most everywhere else, usually for 179 Kroons. If anyone knows of a larger, more complete two-way dictionary, please let me know...

PS - I also have Benyukh's dictionary and phrasebook. It is more phrasebook than dictionary and I don't recommend it for anybody, not even beginners. The TEA (first in Helen's list) is a better option...


Marja
Monday 23rd of October 2006 10:21:12 PM
Estonian dictionaries aren't the easiest of things to get hold of in the UK but I found that first one on Helen's list on Amazon.co.uk so I ordered it. Only thing is it takes 4 to 6 weeks for them to get it :p Not to worry, at least I got something! :)


Villem
Tuesday 24th of October 2006 04:52:44 PM
The first dictionary comes from a very practical series of dictionaries - I think if you need bit of everything, then its perfect.

@Mike - I didnt find that dictionary anywhere to be on sale aswell :( Although, you could try contacting the publisher: www.festart.ee , perhaps they know better about where to get their books.


Marja
Tuesday 05th of December 2006 05:43:06 AM
Looks like I'm gonna have to wait an extra 4 to 6 weeks for my dictionary :( Got an email from Amazon telling me my order has been delayed *sigh*


Villem
Tuesday 05th of December 2006 04:29:57 PM
Thats a pity :(


Marja
Thursday 07th of December 2006 08:47:20 PM
At least I still have the computer freelang dictionary and the word lists in E nagu Eesti to work with until then but it'd be nice to have the freedom of having the dictionary for reference seeing as though E nagu Eesti is all in Estonian :p I'm still at a very basic level with my Estonian and am not familiar with how the case endings work yet so I have a bit to go before being able to use the book successfully.


Mike_G
Thursday 28th of December 2006 01:21:31 AM
Marja / Online Dictionaries: Marja,

Did you EVER get your dictionary?

Everyone,

I used to have a long list of online Estonian-English dictionaries in my Firefox bookmarks on my old laptop. Unfortunately, that laptop died a cruel and unusual death a few weeks ago, and with it my bookmarks! What a loss. Rest in Peace. (Luckily all my important data was backup, but it never occured to me to backup my browser bookmarks, so let that be a lesson to the rest of you...) :)

Ok, let me get back on track. My point is this: has there been a forum discussion before regarding online dictionaries? I thought there had been, but I could not find it.

Specifically, I would like to hear recommendations regarding online dictionaries. From my prior experience, out of that long list (20+) only 2 or 3 struck me as being any good. The rest were poor for one reason or another.

I am open to any and all suggestions... I need to find the top two or three (again) so I can rebuild my bookmarks (and back them up this time!!)

Thank all!!


Mike_G
Thursday 28th of December 2006 01:22:03 AM
Marja / Online Dictionaries: Marja,

Did you EVER get your dictionary?

Everyone,

I used to have a long list of online Estonian-English dictionaries in my Firefox bookmarks on my old laptop. Unfortunately, that laptop died a cruel and unusual death a few weeks ago, and with it my bookmarks! What a loss. Rest in Peace. (Luckily all my important data was backup, but it never occured to me to backup my browser bookmarks, so let that be a lesson to the rest of you...) :)

Ok, let me get back on track. My point is this: has there been a forum discussion before regarding online dictionaries? I thought there had been, but I could not find it.

Specifically, I would like to hear recommendations regarding online dictionaries. From my prior experience, out of that long list (20+) only 2 or 3 struck me as being any good. The rest were poor for one reason or another.

I am open to any and all suggestions... I need to find the top two or three (again) so I can rebuild my bookmarks (and back them up this time!!)

Thank all!!


Mike_G
Thursday 28th of December 2006 01:28:52 AM
sorry... :(: some very annoying technical difficulties caused that last post to be submitted twice. unfortunately i could not recall either post...

so no, you are not seeing double and you did NOT drink too much hõõgvein... :) (can one EVER drink too much hõõgvein? never mind i dont want to condone excessive drinking... but one certainly CAN eat too much verivorst!! i think i gained 5 kilos...


Mike_G
Thursday 28th of December 2006 01:29:13 AM
sorry... :(: some very annoying technical difficulties caused that last post to be submitted twice. unfortunately i could not recall either post...

so no, you are not seeing double and you did NOT drink too much hõõgvein... :) (can one EVER drink too much hõõgvein? never mind i dont want to condone excessive drinking... but one certainly CAN eat too much verivorst!! i think i gained 5 kilos...


Mike_G
Thursday 28th of December 2006 01:30:33 AM
UGH!!!: I give up!!!


Photo_Ed
Thursday 28th of December 2006 10:26:34 AM
Tere Mike

This is the one I find myself using the most:
http://aare.pri.ee/dictionary.html?switch=et
or if you prefer your buttons in english
http://aare.pri.ee/dictionary.html?switch=en

I sometimes use this one as a double check
http://kiisu.eki.ee/
there's also a list of them here http://www.phrasebase.com/discuss/read.php?TID=16994#210135


Mike_G
Thursday 28th of December 2006 01:48:40 PM
Ed!!: Yes, that last one was the list I was looking for....

and your recommended dictionaries look like excellent choices...

are you a state trooper? (avatar) i used to be in Jax all the time (allbeit MANY years ago) for a variety of reasonswork for Prudential, Gator bowl, visiting friends, etc. (Went to school and worked in GA and FL for about 16 years. Sometimes i miss the sunshine, but Estonia has its own rewards...)


Photo_Ed
Monday 01st of January 2007 07:20:50 AM
Glad to be a help.

That's Senor Mysteriouso (add a little mystery to your life) as my avatar, I work as a photographer for a regional magazine. I look forward to seeing the rewards of Estonia this year if things go well.


Villem
Monday 08th of January 2007 11:04:08 PM
Planning to come to Estonia? :)


Photo_Ed
Wednesday 10th of January 2007 08:05:51 AM
I want to visit this year. :) just got to clear the calendar for a couple of weeks and October, while colder than I'd like is probably the best time for me.


Villem
Monday 15th of January 2007 04:34:47 PM
October can be nice - usually the time for the first snow..


Marja
Tuesday 26th of June 2007 12:40:56 PM
FINALLY!
After 8 months of waiting, I've finally recieved my Estonian dictionary!
Amazon kept delaying. Now that I have it it's the 2007 version so they must have been waiting for the new edition or something.
Now I just need my Dad to send over my copy of E nagu Eesti from England :p


Villem
Tuesday 26th of June 2007 04:54:19 PM
That's grand! :D

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