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Jiten Japanese Dictionary for Android

1.1.0 AGPL-3.0-or-later

Japanese dictionary based on jmdict/kanjidic (offline version)

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Jiten Japanese Dictionary app

Jiten Japanese Dictionary is Science & Education application that is open source under the AGPL-3.0-or-later license. Jiten is a Japanese dictionary based on JMDict/Kanjidic

This is the offline android version of https://jiten.obfusk.dev.

The large download size is because it includes all the dictionary data, including audio.

NB: the app will take a while to load the first time it is started (or after an update), but it will load a lot faster afterwards.


JMDict multilingual japanese dictionary
• kanji, readings (romaji optional), meanings & more
• meanings in english, dutch, german, french and/or spanish
• pitch accent (from Wadoku)
• browse by frequency/jlpt

Kanji dictionary
• readings (romaji optional), meanings (english), jmdict entries, radicals & more
• search using SKIP codes
• search by radical
• handwritten kanji recognition
• browse by frequency/level/jlpt/SKIP

Example sentences (from Tatoeba)
• with english, dutch, german, french and/or spanish translation
• some with audio

Stroke order
• input a word or sentence and see how it's written

Fine-grained search using regexes (regular expressions)
• simple searches don't require knowledge of regexes
• quick reference available

• Dark mode
• Search history (stored locally)
• Use long press for tooltips: quickly see meanings and readings for kanji and words
• Easily share and open jiten.obfusk.dev links
• Convert romaji to hiragana and between hiragana and katakana

No ads. No trackers. The source code is 100% Free and Open Source (AGPLv3+) and the data is available under Creative Commons or similar licenses (some non-commercial); for details, see https://github.com/obfusk/jiten#readme

To report bugs and request features, please use the issue tracker at

Questions and feedback are welcome at
https://github.com/obfusk/jiten/discussions or [email protected]

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