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We are very excited to introduce the new JapanDict dictionary.
We've been working very hard to add new features and to improve the speed and usability of the dictionary. You can be one of the first people to test it! 🎉
Use the Japanese dictionary to search for any Japanese word and get its meaning in many languages. We also provide example sentences, conjugations, kanji decomposition, pictures, and extended explanation for selected words.Open
Tags and listsOpen
Search by radical
When you don't know how to write a particular kanji character, we also provide the search by radical engine, which allows you to select the components of the kanji to identify it without needing to reproduce it.Open
Search by drawingOpen
Katakana is another phonetic syllabary. It is commonly used to write foreign-language and loan words or onomatopoeia. Our katakana chart has all the characters with their pronunciation and stroke order.Open
Social networks are a great way to learn more vocabulary and to share your experiences with the Japanese language with other learners like you.
JapanDict is a Japanese dictionary maintained by a group of enthusiasts in the Japanese culture and the Japanese language. After not finding any online Japanese dictionary that fulfilled our needs, we decided to start a fresh alternative to the already oversaturated offer available on the internet.
We know learning any language can be a difficult task, so we want to provide a new Japanese dictionary simple, useful and fun to use at the same time.
Using some of the great publicly available content on the internet, and some of our own, we aim to offer the most valuable information when looking for any Japanese word or kanji.
We want to inspire passion in the Japanese language by providing the best experience to search, learn and understand any word or kanji