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Jisho Alternatives

Jisho is described as 'Powerful and easy-to-use online Japanese-English dictionary with words, kanji and example sentences, among other features, like sentence parsing and inflection info' and is a Translator in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Jisho, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Google Chrome, Linux and Firefox. The best alternative is Tagaini jisho, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Jisho are Yomichan, 10ten Japanese Reader (Rikaichamp), Takoboto and zkanji.

Jisho alternatives are mainly Translators but may also be Dictionaries or Language Learning Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Jisho.
This page was last updated Feb 8, 2022
Jisho
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online

Powerful and easy-to-use online Japanese-English dictionary with words, kanji and example sentences, among other features,...

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  1. Tagaini jisho

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tagaini Jisho is a free to use Japanese dictionary. It is available in several languages such as german or french.

  2. Yomichan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Yomichan turns your browser into a tool for building Japanese language literacy by helping you to decipher texts which would be otherwise too difficult tackle. Inspired in part by Rikaichan, it stands apart as an all-encompassing learning tool.



  3. 10ten Japanese Reader (Rikaichamp)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Look up Japanese words with the hover of a mouse.

  4. Takoboto

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Windows Phone

    Japanese dictionary & Nihongo learning tool. Both online and offline apps available.

  5. zkanji

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    zkanji is a free and open-source study tool and dictionary of the Japanese language. It has several useful features for beginners and advanced students alike.



  6. rikaikun

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome

    Translate Japanese by hovering over words.

  7. JWPce

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JWPce is a free Japanese <--> English dictionary and word processor created by Glenn Rosenthal.

    Discontinued

    JWPce was last updated on February 10th, 2005 and the official website is no longer available. The official website is however archived on Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20150315032941/http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~grosenth/jwpce.html

  8. WaKan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    ?? (wakan) is a versatile tool for students of Japanese or Chinese.

  9. rikaichan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Thunderbird
    • SeaMonkey
    • Firefox

    Rikaichan is a popup Japanese-English/German/French/Russian dictionary tool for Firefox, Thunderbird and Seamonkey.

  10. RomajiDesu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    RomajiDesu is a free online bi-directional Japanese-English dictionary, Kanji dictionary, Sentence analyzer and Japanese to Romaji/English translator, and Romaji to Hiragana/Katakana Converters for Japanese learners.

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