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Japanese is an extraordinarily impressive English to Japanese / Japanese to English dictionary. With an extensive dictionary database, flashcards, many ways of looking up kanji, and more, this app delivers everything one could want from a dictionary app.
What's New* New handwriting recognition keyboard
* Flashcard order option: SRS, Linear or Random
* Lexical categories are back
* Tap the headword or 'Show Entry' to display the current flashcard entry
* Displaying notes and word transitivity information on flashcard
* Option to hide the english translation of example sentence on the flashcard
* Added separate switch for romaji on flashcards
* Added JLPT reference for each word and kanji that appears in the JLPT
* Added japanese://jlpt/ URL scheme
* 2621 new entries, 3196 updated entries
Version 3.2.1 fixes two bugs that occur only on devices with iOS 5, namely a crash when using flashcards or the new handwriting keyboard.
App DescriptionThis Japanese/English dictionary is going to become your best friend. Contains more than 169,000 entries and 52,000 examples, as well as stroke order animations for kanji and kana. It works completely offline, an internet connection is NOT required.
・Extreme fast startup and search time
・Search English-Japanese or Japanese-English
・Results are sorted by relevance. The best match appears at the top, saving you lots of time picking the right word
・Begins-with, exact match or ends-in search
・You can enter Japanese words in the Latin alphabet
・Entering conjugated forms (ex. 食べます tabemasu) will find the proper dictionary entry (食べる taberu)
・Enter a number to see its Japanese pronunciation
Enter unknown characters in different ways:
・Drawing using the built-in Handwriting Recognition
・By components (for example 日 + 月 will find 明)
・By SKIP code (for example Left-4 Right-9 will find 福)
・Example sentences including reading hints
・All pronunciations can be shown in the latin alphabet (romaji)
・Conjugations of verbs, adjectives and counters
・Compounds (引く hiku is contained in 引き出す hikidasu, 注意を引く chūi-wo-hiku, …)
・Similar looking characters (人 入 八 …)
・Kanji by radical or school year
WORK WITH IT
・Mark headwords with different colors
・Create your own vocabulary lists
・Exchange lists with your friends and classmates
・Add notes to dictionary entries
・Integrated SRS flashcard learning system
・You can use nearly any list as a source for flashcards
・Prepare for the Japanese Language Test (JLPT)
・Study kanji by radical or school year
・Character animations are © 2008-2013 renzo Inc.
・Character components database © 2009-2013 renzo Inc.
・This publication has included material from the JMdict (EDICT, etc.) and KANJIDIC2 dictionary files in accordance with the licence provisions of the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group. See http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/edict.html and http://www.edrdg.org/
・SKIP (System of Kanji Indexing by Patterns) data is derived from the New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Kenkyusha 1990, NTC 1993) and The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary (Kodansha International, 1999). SKIP is protected by laws. The utilization of SKIP in any form is strictly forbidden without the written permission of Jack Halpern, the copyright holder, which is normally granted. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and see http://www.kanji.org for details.
May 23, 2013 New version 3.2.1
May 17, 2013 New version 3.2
March 13, 2013 Price Decrease: $8.99 -> $7.99
March 03, 2013 Price Decrease: $8.99 -> $4.99
September 15, 2008 Initial Release