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Any good 和英 dictionary software out there?
Thread poster: Ben Dooley

Ben Dooley
Local time: 07:17
Japanese to English
Aug 10, 2006

I'm looking for some software that will make going to the dictionary less of a chore. I found kanjipop. Has anyone used it? If so, what did you think?

Is there any other software that might do something similar, i.e. allow me to look words up straight from a word doc? I wish there was a way to access ALC or EDICT straight in this fashion... Anyone out there have some programming expertise? I think I hear opportunity knocking

Best,
Ben


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xxxXX789  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 13:17
English to Dutch
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Why not use the online Kenkyusha? Aug 10, 2006

https://kod.kenkyusha.co.jp/service/member/login/index.jsp?next_page=http://kod.kenkyusha.co.jp/service/form.jsp

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Ben Dooley
Local time: 07:17
Japanese to English
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thanks Aug 10, 2006

Thanks for the reply.

Kenkyusha is fine, but I really want is something that will let me check definitions from the document, so I don't have to switch back and forth all of the time. It would speed things up immensely.

I just downloaded kanjipop, and it's alright. Not great, but helpful when I just want to confirm what I already know For anyone who's curious, there's a demo version here:

http://kanjikit.net/kpop/index.htm

KanjiKit.net @ PSP Inc.

I don't know if I'll pay for it yet. It does let you build your own glossary, which in conjunction with my CAT could be helpful.

Thanks again.

Ben


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Robert Fong  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 20:17
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Try this Aug 11, 2006

I use EBPocket. It's a pocket PC version of EBWin.

They are free. You can add many electronic dictionaries, including EDICT!

http://www31.ocn.ne.jp/~h_ishida/EBPocket.html


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isoyo  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:17
English to Japanese
how about 英辞朗? Aug 13, 2006

or ロボワード? i don't own it yet, but it seems great. i'd appreciate it if you could let me know how useful it is. (if you buy it, that is!)

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Ben Dooley
Local time: 07:17
Japanese to English
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Thanks Aug 14, 2006

Thanks for the replies.

I couldn't get EB Pocket to work, and Robodict is pretty expensive

I did find another neat tool for those of you who use firefox, though:

http://www.polarcloud.com/rikaichan/

it translates words on the fly from japanese to english or vice-versa. Pretty cool.


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