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Kan-Wa (Kanji-JPN), Kan-Ei (Kanji-ENG) Dictionaries
- Dai Kan-Wa Jiten / 大漢和辞典 1955 version and 1989 version
Good for looking up unusual, esoteric, & rare Kanji and Kanji phrases. Many phrases are from Chinese classics and poems. The new version was written in modern Japanese.
- Daikangorin / 大漢語林
21,000 main entries including many variations and Kanji originated in Japan. Many phrases are from Chinese classics and the Buddhist scriptures.
- Jikun / 字訓
Describes history and processes how Chinese characters were adopted in Japan. Contains 2,200 Kanji from Kojiki 古事記, Nihon Shoki 日本書紀, Man'yoshu 万葉集, etc.
- Jito / 字統
Describes an original form and structure of a Kanji (Etymology). Contains 6,800 from Kanji originated in Japan.
- Mojinavi モジナビ Online Kanji dictionary including handwritten characters
Japanese Language Dictionaries
Printed Japanese Dictionaries
Printed/Online Japanese Etymology Dictionaries
Japanese Language Learning