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Which is the world's biggest dictionary?

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Asked by lalit mahata, 20 Aug '12 08:24 pm
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The 40-volume Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal (Dictionary of the Dutch Language) - or 43 volumes if you include the recent supplements. It took about 150 years to produce.

Other large dictionaries include the 32-volume Deutsches Wrterbuch (German Dictionary), which took only 120 years or so to produce, and the Oxford English Dictionary, of which the original 12-volume edition took 68 years to create. The second edition of the OED is 20 volumes.

The largest bilingual dictionary is believed to be the four-volume Muret-Sanders German-English/English-German dictionary published by Langenscheidt. An abridged (two-volume) edition and other smaller abridgements are also available.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 20 Aug '12 08:32 pm

 
  
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The 40 volume Wordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 20 Aug '12 08:30 pm

 
  
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The 40-volume Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal (Dictionary of the Dutch Language) - or 43 volumes if you include the recent supplements. It took about 150 years to produce.

Other large dictionaries include the 32-volume Deutsches Wrterbuch (German Dictionary), which took only 120 years or so to produce, and the Oxford English Dictionary, of which the original 12-volume edition took 68 years to create. The second edition of the OED is 20 volumes.
Answered by Aarti Bhabhi, 20 Aug '12 08:29 pm

 
  
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Wordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal
Answered by iqbal seth, 21 Aug '12 08:06 am

 
  
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The 40 volume Wordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal
Answered by anil garg, 21 Aug '12 12:50 am

 
  
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Wordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal
Answered by anantharaman, 20 Aug '12 10:42 pm

 
  
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Oxford
Answered by sherli, 20 Aug '12 09:36 pm

 
  
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A Question I also want to know. As far in my knowledge it is Britannica but i am not sure.
Answered by ravisinha, 20 Aug '12 08:38 pm

 
  
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The worlds largest dictionary is the monolingual dictionary .
It is believed that the monolingual Dutch dictionary Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal is the largest monolingual dictionary available
Answered by sabithamraj, 20 Aug '12 08:33 pm

 
  
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Britannica
Answered by SHUBHAM DWIVEDI, 20 Aug '12 08:32 pm

 
  
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