This web page provides access to many of the Sanskrit lexicons prepared by the Institute of Indology and Tamil Studies, Cologne University.
The dictionaries are organized primarily by the secondary language (English, German, etc.), and then by date of publication.
Each dictionary has several types of display, as well as a comprehensive selection of materials for download.

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Sanskrit-English Dictionaries

ID date Dictionary Displays and Downloads
WIL 1832 Wilson Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D   S   Deprecated  
YAT * 1846 Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
GST * 1856 Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
BEN * 1866 Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
MW72 * 1872 Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
AP90 * 1890 Apte Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
CAE 1891 Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D   S  
MD 1893 Macdonell Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D   S  
MW 1899 Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D   S1   S2   Markup   Deprecated  
SHS 1900 Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
BHS * 1953 Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
AP 1957 Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary, revised edition available on special request for research purposes
PD * 1976 An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Sanskrit on Historical Principles available on special request for research purposes

English-Sanskrit Dictionaries

MWE * 1851 Monier-Williams English-Sanskrit Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
BOR * 1877 Borooah English-Sanskrit Dictionary B   L   A   M   D  
AE 1884 Apte Student's English-Sanskrit Dictionary B   L   A   M   D   S1   S2   Deprecated  

Sanskrit-French Dictionaries

BUR * 1866 Burnouf Dictionnaire Sanscrit-Français B   L   A   M   D  
STC * 1932 Stchoupak Dictionnaire Sanscrit-Français B   L   A   M   D   S   SD  

Sanskrit-German Dictionaries

PWG 1855 Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch B   L   A   M   D   S   Deprecated  
GRA * 1873 Grassman Wörterbuch zum Rig Veda B   L   A   M   D  
PW 1879 Böhtlingk Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung B   L   A   M   D   S   Deprecated  
CCS * 1887 Cappeller Sanskrit Wörterbuch B   L   A   M   D   S  
SCH 1928 Schmidt Nachträge zum Sanskrit-Wörterbuch B   L   A   M   D   S  

Sanskrit-Latin Dictionaries

BOP * 1847 Bopp Glossarium Sanscritum B   L   A   M   D  

Sanskrit-Sanskrit Dictionaries

SKD * 1822 Sabda-kalpadruma B   L   A   M   D  
VCP * 1873 Vacaspatyam B   L   A   M   D  

Specialized Dictionaries

INM * 1904 Index to the Names in the Mahabharata B   L   A   M   D  
VEI * 1912 The Vedic Index of Names and Subjects B   L   A   M   D  
PUI * 1951 The Purana Index B   L   A   M   D  
ACC * 1962 Aufrecht's Catalogus Catalogorum B   L   A   M   D  
KRM * 1965 Kṛdantarūpamālā B   L   A   M   D  
IEG * 1966 Indian Epigraphical Glossary B   L   A   M   D  
SNP * 1974 Meulenbeld's Sanskrit Names of Plants B   L   A   M   D  
PE * 1975 Puranic Encyclopedia B   L   A   M   D  
PGN * 1978 Personal and Geographical Names in the Gupta Inscriptions B   L   A   M   D   S  
MCI * 1993 Mahabharata Cultural Index B   L   A   M   D  

Deprecated Editions

Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2012/2013 displays
Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2008
Monier-Williams Advanced Search, 2008
Sanskrit and Tamil Dictionaries, 2005
Wilson Sanskrit-English Dictionary, semi-digitized edition, 2008
Apte English-Sanskrit Dictionary, 2007
Boehtlingk & Roth Sanskrit-German Dictionary, 2011
Boehtlingk + Schmidt Sanskrit-German Dictionary, 2012

Miscellany

Kale Higher Sanskrit Grammar, 1894 (Scanned)
Westergaard Linguae Sanscritae, 1841 (Scanned)
Whitney's Roots, 1885 (Scanned)
MW Inflected forms
MW Inflected forms, v2

Credits

The digitizations of works marked with an asterisk (*) were funded by the DFG-NEH Project 2010-2013.

The markup of the Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary is described in detail here.
The markup of the various dictionaries was designed and implemented by: