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Setting purchased dictionaries as default dictionary

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Initial post: Oct 26, 2012 10:57:05 AM PDT
I purchased the English-Russian Slovoed dictionary to use for lookup from within text. The listing says "Set Slovoed dictionary as your default Kindle dictionary under Menu->Settings". Doesn't seem to be possible in the iPad Kindle app. Can anyone confirm? Can anyone say why Amazon sells a book with this description but cannot be used as advertised?

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 11:07:38 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
because it can be set as a default dictionary on a Kindle - Kindle apps and the Kindle Fire are totally different devices and it's also impossible to use that books as a default dictionary on a Kindle Fire

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 26, 2012 12:24:00 PM PDT
Isn't it odd that the more expensive and the more featured rich Kindle Fire can't do what Kindle Paperwhite or Kindle Basic can?

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 12:44:28 PM PDT
CBRetriever says:
not really - one's a dedicated ebook reader and the other's a multimedia device

Posted on Nov 19, 2012 3:52:23 AM PST
shadowmaster says:
I've just purchase bible Encyclopedia because it claim that it can be use as default dictionary. After I bought it I cannot set it as my default dic. In my kindle fire. NEED HELP.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 19, 2012 3:55:04 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 19, 2012 4:02:24 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
no dictionaries can be set as default dictionaries on any Kindle Fires, plus you can't look words up on it like you can on an e-ink kindle on a kindle Frei (you need a dictionary app)

I'd suggest that you return it for a refund from your Manage Your Kindle page

and this might be good for you: Touch Bible (KJV + Strong's with Audio)

or this: ESV Strong's Bible+ by Olive Tree

Posted on Nov 19, 2012 4:50:53 AM PST
Thanks, CBR, for the recommendation of the ESV BibleRreader app. I'd never seen it before. I use ESV Study Bible for my bible study and this app is a perfect complement to it.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 19, 2012 4:55:43 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
I've never used it - the reviews look good though
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