Posted by download in Other, Software on 29-09-2010

Application details

zkanji is a free, open-source and yet unfinished word/kanji vocabulary learning tool and dictionary software providing many useful features for those who are interested in the Japanese language. I've started making zkanji in the Hope that it can help me study kanji and I hope that it will help others too. While I can't guarantee that it will do your studying for you, maybe you can use it to your benefit. The most important features are the following: -Find kanji characters by radical, radical at position, parts, readings, meanings, SKIP-code, Four Corner -Code (with visual selection) and their numerical codes in the most known dictionaries. (using KANJIDIC). -Search the dictionary for words starting or ending with what you typed. (the dictionary uses JMdict). -Study kanji with words that contain them, using a spaced repetition system. Add new kanji to study each day for best results. -Browse through thousands of example sentences taken from the free Tanaka Corpus. -Watch stroke order animation or a numbered stroke order diagram for all Jouyou kanji and some more. -The stroke order Diagrams use the Taka Database. -Use the popup dictionary feature to find translations quickly and then go back to what you were doing with very Little distraction. (This is what I use the most!) -A convenient kanji look-up window that stays on top of other programs. Useful while reading something full-screen. -Include one or more kanji mixed with Kana in the search field of the dictionary. -Type an inflected/conjugated word and see what inflections altered the word. -The results are shown as you type, with the most common words at the top of the list. -Add words to vocabulary lists and test your knowledge with them. -For non-native English speakers: make your own searchable dictionary with your custom definitions and word types. Add custom meanings for kanji too. -User dictionary export and import.




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