WWWJDIC for Android

WWWJDIC for Android is an application that enables user to use Online Japanese Dictionary WWWJDIC.


Developer: Nikolay Elenkov

Category: Reference

Latest version: 1.52

Total versions: 5

Submitted: 27 Nov 2010

Updated: 27 Nov 2010


WWWJDIC for Android is Android frontend for Jim Breen's WWWJDIC: Online Japanese Dictionary Service.

- Japanese sentence translation
- Example search with approximately 150,000 examples (Japanese/English pairs)
- Example breakdown/translation
- History/favorites
- Animated stroke order diagrams for over 6000 kanji
- Handwritten kanji recognition
- Multiple dictionary lookup (General/Japanese Names/Computing/Life Sciences and more)
- Multiple languages supported (German/ French/ Russian/ Swedish/ Hungarian/ Spanish/ Dutch/ Slovenian)
- romaji input
- kanji lookup by reading, English meaning, radical number, stroke count and code (Unicode/JIS)
- Radical table showing radical variations

WWWJDIC for Android is an open source application released under Apache License 2.0.


WWWJDIC for Android 1.52 seem to be the latest available version. Below you can find file(s) assigned to this version:

Description/changelog of WWWJDIC for Android 1.52:

Released: November 20, 2010.
- Updated to use new kanji recognizer URL.

Version 1.51 (released November 19, 2010):
- Bug fix: automatic encoding recognition with Excel 2007

Old versions

Below are the earlier versions of WWWJDIC for Android. If you are aware of a newer version of WWWJDIC for Android or an older one, which is not listed here, please feel free to add it!

WWWJDIC for Android 1.5

Description/changelog of WWWJDIC for Android 1.5:

Released: 11/18, 2010.
- Kanji of the day widget
- Favorites export to local CSV and Google Docs
- Automatic mirror selection
- Android 2.2 (Froyo) support
- Install to SD card support


WWWJDIC for Android 1.41

Description/changelog of WWWJDIC for Android 1.41:

Released: November 3, 2010.
- Added backup URL for kanji recognizer web service.
- Added context menu (details/copy/append) to recognition candidates.
- Added usage tips.
- Changed shortcut name.


WWWJDIC for Android 1.4

Description/changelog of WWWJDIC for Android 1.4:

Released: September 3, 2010.
- Short Japanese sentence translation (word breakdown) support.
- Added default dictionary setting.
- Display kanji nanori readings.
- Display kanji radical name readings.
- Display multiple pinyin/Korean readings properly.
- New (smaller) icon.


WWWJDIC for Android 1.31

Description/changelog of WWWJDIC for Android 1.31:

Released: August 28, 2010.
- Kanji Recognizer binding bugfixes.



Communications (216)
Entertainment (256)
Finance (63)
Games (176)
Health (92)
Multimedia (117)
News (37)
Productivity (230)
Reference (146)
Shopping (61)
Sports (58)
System (160)
Travel (104)


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