Denshi Jisho (jisho.org) – An online dictionary

Okay, we have learnt about dictionaries for use with browsers, a dictionary for your mobile phone, and also an offline dictionary for your computer. Now why would you need an online dictionary? Well, because in many respects, it is better than the others. We are talking about jisho.org here. Denshi Jisho, as jisho.org is called,…

Tagaini Jisho

I have talked about Rikaichan and Rikaikun in this blog before. But both of these are browser extensions, they can only be used when viewing a web page. What about a standalone dictionary which can be used offline? Enter Tagaini Jisho: Tagaini Jisho is a powerful English-Japanese and Japanese-English dictionary and kanji lookup tool. It also…

Rikaichan and Rikaikun

If you didn’t think that I am going to talk about a boy and a girl with the same name, you are probably already familiar with these!Rikaichan is an extension for the popular browser Mozilla Firefox. As the official description says: Japanese to English/German/French/Russian dictionary. Just hover the mouse on top of a word, and…

Bilingual reading

http://www.bauddha.net Among other things, this site contains masterpieces of World literature in English and Japanese. The stories are presented in two columns, one in English and the other in Japanese, making it very easy to read.   Dictionaries can also be used within the pages. Just choose the dictionaries you want to use from the…