ABBYY Lingvo is shipped with a large number of system dictionaries, which can be installed during the installation of the program or later. Additionally, users can create their own user dictionaries.

System dictionaries

System dictionaries are those that are shipped together with the program and cannot be changed or edited.

You can:

User dictionaries

User dictionaries are those that the user created himself or obtained from other users.

The following two types of user dictionary can be created:

Usually you will need not all the dictionaries available in Lingvo, but a certain group of dictionaries. The dictionaries of the selected group are displayed on the Bookshelf. ABBYY Lingvo offers great flexibility in working with dictionary groups.