Bilingual search that harnesses the power of the web
WeBiSearch is a browser-based reference tool for language professionals. It uses a powerful multilingual search engine to scan your chosen websites for the terms you're looking for and their equivalents. You can use it to quickly search within the site of your choosing or a preset list of multilingual sites. WeBiSearch is updated regularly with new multilingual sites. What's more, it automatically updates the index with each search, giving users access to up-to-the-minute results.
How can I access WeBiSearch?Simply follow this link: webisearch.com. Try it out, it's free!
How does it work?Searching with WeBiSearch is done in four simple steps:
- Choose your language pair
- Select a preset website or enter the site of your choice
- Enter a term or phrase
- Click Search
ExampleChoose the English–French language pair, then search for the term “public health” on the World Health Organization's website:
Once the Search button is clicked, a table of results will appear. Links to source-language pages containing the term are to the left, while links to the corresponding target-language pages are to the right.
To quickly view both source and target pages, click on the Both Pages link at the bottom of the chosen excerpt.
To view the term in its bilingual context, click on the Bitext link.
You can view the bitext to gain more information about how the term is used, or download the bitext to use later. Bitexts can be viewed in any browser or indexed for use in Logiterm.External Link icon from Icons8