This list includes notable historic, standardized and common use dictionaries of the German language. The beginnings of German dictionaries date back to a series of glossaries from the 8th century CE. The first comprehensive German dictionary, the Deutsches Wörterbuch (DWB), was begun by the Brothers Grimm in 1838. The Duden dictionary, begun in 1880 and now in its 25th edition, is currently the prescriptive source for the spelling of German. The official dictionary for Austrian German, the Österreichisches Wörterbuch (ÖWB), is published by the Austrian Federal Government and is now in its 41st edition.
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... Deutsches Wörterbuch a large dictionary in 6 volumes originally published by Gerhard Wahrig, now at Bertelsmann ... Duden Universalwörterbuch a single-volume general overall linguistic dictionary, now in its seventh edition (2011) Handwörterbuch der deutschen Gegenwartssprache, edited by Kempcke in two volumes ... grammar, style, words, symbols and abbreviations, pronunciation and history of German vocabulary Österreichisches Wörterbuch (ÖWB) The official dictionary of the German language for Austria ...
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