||[May. 11th, 2011|10:10 pm]
Really Learn Polish (this time)
This post on "Language Fixation" makes the very good point that searching online for dictionaries in your target language is a very good idea, especially if its a more obscure language - there are probably lots of Polish people using Polish to English dictionaries than English-speakers, so the dictionaries are made for the Polish people, so you want to seach for "polski słownik" or something like that (I'm not sure what form of "polski" to use, but this worked fine for me). Then you can search through the many Polish dictionaries you find until you get one you like.
I like this one (http://www2.getionary.pl/index.html) because it has a fairly decent interface and isn't too ugly, and for a lot of the words it has example sentences - not so much for normal nouns like "mydło" (soap) unless it comes up in an idiom but for verbs and adverbs and so on. Every so often it pops up an ad that you can click on to close and carry on, but I haven't found it to be too annoying, especially since it presumably helps pay for my example sentences! (which I can then put into my sentence-learning program, woohoo!)
If you have any other good online dictionaries, or good searchable sources for example sentences, please post them!