User Guide


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Searching starts when you type.
Around 700,000 entries including names.
Search in English, Japanese (kanji, hiragana or katakana) or SKIP.
Tapping a result automatically stores it in a deck called 'Dictionary History' for later reference.
The Japanese audio from a native speaker can be heard for about 8000 words.
For words with no audio, your device's synthesised voice is used.

Search view.
Translate view (Japanese text > furigana and English).
News feed.
Search field.
Results (below).

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Save the sticky to a deck. This can either be a chosen deck or a deck called 'Saved'; selectable in settings.
Back one screen.
Return to search screen (be it one or more screens back).


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'System of Kanji Indexing by Patterns'.
A very fast kanji searching method.
Just enter the SKIP code to search.
How to use SKIP.

The SKIP (System of Kanji Indexing by Patterns) system for ordering kanji was developed by Jack Halpern (Kanji Dictionary Publishing Society at, and is used with his permission.


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Copy and paste Japanese text and have it translated into furigana and English.
Switching to translate will automatically paste the clipboard.
Based on around 700,000 dictionary entries.

Clear text.
Display options.
Scrollable and clickable translation view.
English translations. Tap to see more details.

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Main Text: Text size.
Mini Text: Supplementary text above main text.
Coloured Links: Dictionary links are highlighted red by default.
Dark Theme: Dark background, light text.
Auto Scroll: Scrolling the Japanese will scroll the English entries, too.
Answers: Position of the English entries.
Characters: Number of characters being shown. Depending on the device and it's memory, there is a limit of around 4,000-10,000 characters. The smaller the character size the longer the text can be. Character size will automatically be reduced for longer texts.


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Shows the latest Japanese news.
Around 5 articles per day.
Tap to automatically translate.

Reload the news feed.
News stories.