Asian Studies at the International and Area Studies Library

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Asian Studies on Campus

EALC
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Japanese Online Dictionaries

Database

JapanKnowledge+: Try this first! Access is available from computers with Illinois IP address. Use library's proxy authentication for off-campus access. JapanKnowledge+ includes Japanese-Japanese dictionaries, classical Japanese dictionaries, multi-directional Japanese-English and other European/East Asian language dictionaries and encyclopedia. Instructions for use can be found on a LibGuide page at  http://uiuc.libguides.com/JapanKnowledge

 

Multi-Dictionary Websites (Japanese, English-Japanese, Japanese-English, etc.)

goo online dictionaries: Japanese/Japanese Thesaurus/E-J/J-E/C-J/J-C goo辞書: 国語・類語・英和・和英・中日・日中・他

Infoseek Multi-Dictionary: J-E/E-J/Japanese インフォシークマルチ辞書: 英和・和英辞典、国語辞典、他

Yahoo! Dictionary: Japanese/Japanese Thesaurus/E-J/J-E Yahoo!辞書: 国語・類語・英和・和英

excite Dictionary: E-J/J-E/Japanese/C-J/J-C excite辞書(研究社 online dictionary): 英和・和英・国語・日中・中日

Rikai 理解.com (Japanese to English, English to Japanese): Cut-and-paste and website translation with pop-up dictionary references. 

WWWJDIC: Online Japanese Dictionary Service

Bi-directional English-Japanese Dictionary

Eijiro on the Web: E-J/J-E 英辞郎 on the Web (スペースアルク): 英和・和英

BitEx Chinese Dictionary: J-C/C-J

 

Kanji (Chinese Character) Dictionary Websites

ハイパー漢字検索 (Lets you find meanings and pronunciations of a hard-to-read kanji from its components.)

和製漢字の辞典 (国字辞典; a dictionary of kanji unique to the Japanese language. Non-searchable.)