What's New

• Now updated for iPhone 6 and iOS 8
• 1164 new and 6447 updated entries
• Import lists from imiwa? and Midori via AirDrop
• Bug fixes

Please note: The next version of Japanese is going to require iOS 8.

App Description

This Japanese/English dictionary is massive, yet easily fits inside your iPhone or iPad. Contains more than 174,650 entries and 52,000 examples, as well as stroke order animations for kanji and kana. Japanese works completely offline, an internet connection is not required. Updates are free.

SEARCH
・Extremely fast startup and search
・Search either English-Japanese or Japanese-English
・Results are sorted by relevance. The best match appears at the top, so you can reach the right word quickly
・Begins-with ("free" to find "freely"), exact match ("free") or ends-in search ("free" to find "carefree")
・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

INPUT
Enter unknown characters in different ways:
・Draw using the built-in Handwriting Recognition
・Input components (for example 日 + 月 will find 明)
・Input SKIP code (for example Left-4 Right-9 will find 福)

COMPREHENSIVE
・Free and regular updates
・Example sentences include 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
・Hiragana/Katakana chart

WORK WITH IT
・Mark headwords with different colors
・Create your own vocabulary lists
・Exchange lists with friends and classmates
・Add notes to dictionary entries

STUDY
・Integrated SRS flashcard learning system
・Use nearly any list as a source for flashcards
・Prepare for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
・Study kanji by radical or school year

App Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 06, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • October 19, 2014 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $4.99
  • October 04, 2014 New version 3.4
  • March 28, 2014 New version 3.3
  • January 14, 2014 New version 3.2.3
  • December 29, 2013 Price increase: $5.99 -> $7.99
  • December 20, 2013 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $5.99
  • December 11, 2013 Price increase: $5.99 -> $7.99
  • December 07, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $5.99
  • December 01, 2013 Price increase: FREE! -> $9.99
  • November 30, 2013 Price decrease: $7.99 -> FREE!
  • November 26, 2013 New version 3.2.2
  • May 23, 2013 New version 3.2.1
  • May 15, 2013 New version 3.2
  • March 13, 2013 Price decrease: $8.99 -> $7.99
  • March 03, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $8.99
  • February 27, 2013 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • December 21, 2012 Price increase: FREE! -> $6.99
  • December 20, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> FREE!
  • December 15, 2012 Price increase: $6.99 -> $9.99
  • December 12, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $6.99
  • November 29, 2012 New version 3.1
  • November 24, 2012 Price increase: $6.99 -> $9.99
  • November 23, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $6.99
  • October 04, 2012 Price increase: $5.99 -> $9.99
  • October 01, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $5.99
  • September 25, 2012 Price increase: $5.99 -> $9.99
  • September 22, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $5.99
  • September 20, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • September 09, 2012 Price increase: $7.99 -> $9.99
  • September 08, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $7.99
  • September 03, 2012 Price increase: $8.99 -> $9.99
  • September 02, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $8.99
  • June 10, 2012 Price increase: $7.99 -> $9.99
  • June 09, 2012 New version 3.0.1
  • June 08, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $7.99
  • June 04, 2012 Price increase: $7.99 -> $9.99
  • June 03, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $7.99
  • May 30, 2012 New version 3.0