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Thanks go to Martha McPhail, the Spanish Language & Literature Librarian at San Diego State University, for identifying the Spanish language tools listed on this page. See her Spanish Language Resources Web page for additional resources.

General Tools

Diccionarios (Dictionaries)
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Learn Spanish
Online tutorial for grammar, verbs, and vocabulary, using exercises and games. Includes useful travel phrases and cultural tips.


AltaVista translation
Type in Spanish or English text and get instant translation. Web pages can also be translated. It's an amazing tool, but is not flawless. Proofread!

"FreeTranslation.com is an easy-to-use site for rapid translations where you can get the "gist" of foreign language text and Web pages."

Rincón del traductor
A Web site dedicated to resolving questions concerning Spanish translation. Pointers are provided to specialized dictionaries as well as to scholarly articles about translation particulars.

Vox en Línea
One box, one click access to translation of words from either English into Spanish or Spanish into English, based on the authoritative Advanced English Dictionary Vox-Longman English-Spanish/Español-Inglés.

Quechua Language

General Tools

Cultures of the Andes: Quechua, native Language--Lenguaje Indigena
This Web site includes basic Quechua lessons in English and Spanish and help with pronunciation.

Fun facts to know and tell about Quechua
A basic introduction to the Quechua language, including a bit about the grammar, the pronunciation, and the vocabulary, as well as usage.

Quechua Language Homepage
The Web site provides information about the Quechua language and several brief lessons.


Quechua Translations
Free Online Dictionary Translator.

Aymara Language

Aymara Uta
A general online guide, in English and Spanish, to the Aymara language, including information on grammar and vocabulary and translation from both English and Spanish to and from Aymara.

Portuguese Language

English to Portuguese Dictionary
This Web site provides a basic English-Portuguese dictionary.

Last Updated: June 4, 2018 Contact: Dr. Patricia Knobloch, huarpa@cox.net