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To specify the language in which you want to run your search, you will need to select one of the languages appearing above the search box: Spanish, Basque, English, French, German, Portuguese or Chinese.

Then write the word, term or phrase you are looking for in the search box if not, write a character or a sequence of characters. While you are writing, a list of terms starting with the characters written will be displayed. Press the Intro key or select the word you want from the list.


The search term will appear above and the items relating to the term will appear numbered.

  • Syn. The synonyms of the term
  • After that, the equivalents in other languages preceded by the corresponding international abbreviation of the language: Spanish (es), Basque (eu), English (en), French (fr), Portuguese (pt), German (de), Chinese (zh) or Americanism (am.)
  •  this offers the option of sending a comment about the word
  •  button for sharing the word via Twitter
  •  button for sharing the word via Facebook

The following message will be displayed whenever the item written in the search box has not been found by the system in the dictionary: ‘The term you are looking for is not in the dictionary. If you wish, you can send a proposal for it to be included.’ If you click on the word proposed, the term will be sent and your proposal will be analysed in the dictionary.

It will be possible to search any word inserted in the search box using the following dictionaries: Elhuyar Hiztegiak, Elhuyar Zientzia eta Teknologiaren Hiztegi Entziklopedikoa and EuskalTerm. You will need to click on the left-hand column and a search will be made for the term in the selected dictionary

To go back or return to the previous screen, click on the arrow of the browser window.

Interface language

The user will be able to use the interface in Spanish, Basque, English, French, Portuguese, German or Chinese. To do so, it will be necessary to click on the “select language” button in the top left-hand corner and choose the language required.