Orthoepic dictionary of Belarusian language


Orthoepic dictionary is the first full academic dictionary of the Belarusian language, that documents the rules of the literary pronunciation.  The dictionary was published in 2017. As a basis was taken the register of «The Belarusian language dictionary» that consists of 117 000 words.

Mobile application «Orthoepic dictionary» is aimed at the investigation in Belarusian phonetic transcription without time wasting for searching of the concrete word form.

The mobile application is developed with Java programming language for Android operating system, versions 2.2 and higher.

The mobile application consists of two screens:

  • Screen for word form searching (figure 1);
  • Screen for the result of the word form searching (figure 2).

Figure 1. User interface of the mobile application «Orthoepic dictionary» on the screen for word form searching

Figure 2. User interface of the mobile application «Orthoepic dictionary» on the screen for the result of the word form searching

On the first screen for word form searching there are two working buttons: «Search» and «Cancel» («X») as well as the input field.

On the second screen for the results of the word form searching there are following elements:

  • word form
  • transcription variant(s)
  • button for voicing the word form via online service «Speech Synthesizer» that can be found on the computational linguistics platform corpus.by.

The mobile application is available for free downloading and usage in Google Play Market (figure 3).

Figure 3. Mobile application «Orthoepic Dictionary» in Google Play Market

Mobile application «Orthoepic Dictionary» in Google Play

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