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Word search in a WWW Manipuri-English Electronic Dictionary

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 55 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2012
Sagolsem Poireiton Meitei
Shantikumar Ningombam
Bipul Syam Purkayastha

Sagolsem Poireiton Meitei, Shantikumar Ningombam and Bipul Syam Purkayastha. Article: Word search in a WWW Manipuri-English Electronic Dictionary. International Journal of Computer Applications 55(3):34-37, October 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Sagolsem Poireiton Meitei and Shantikumar Ningombam and Bipul Syam Purkayastha},
	title = {Article: Word search in a WWW Manipuri-English Electronic Dictionary},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {55},
	number = {3},
	pages = {34-37},
	month = {October},
	note = {Full text available}


The dictionary is one of the important tools for language learning in everyday life, education and learning of many things. With recent developments of information technologies a wide range of new software tools been developed, especially for natural language processing. This paper presents an online bilingual dictionary as a technological tool, and describes a Manipuri-English online dictionary. It focuses especially on how word is search using this dictionary. The word search is analysed into three categories namely (1) simple word search, (2) wild card search and (3) search by lexical item. This paper also describes about the development and database design of the electronic dictionary.


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