StarDict for learning Japanese

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Having explained a little about how great Rikaichan is, I’d like to introduce an excellent tool for many of the instances where Rikaichan is unusable: StarDict. This open source and cross platform dictionary software functions similarly to Rikaichan, but is not bound to a browser, being stand alone software.

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  • Garven commented on November 3, 2008 16:55

    I personally use the Wakan (http://wakan.manga.cz/) and Rikaichan duo for my electronic look-up needs. Wakan doesn't interface with other programs, but I use it more for learning instead of just another game translator. ... More


Rikaichan for learning Japanese

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There are a few dictionary tools no student of Japanese should be without. The first amongst these is the by now quite well known Rikaichan, a dictionary extension for Firefox which, when activated, displays an inflection sensitive dictionary entry popup on mouseover of Japanese text. The original site based Rikai is now basically defunct, but deserves credit for implementing the idea.

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  • Sid_Cypher commented on July 26, 2012 03:28

    been using it for a long time now, it *is* good, yeah)... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 1, 2009 05:59

    Awesome! craving into old news seems to be good >:3... More


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