The most trustworthy Japanese language accent dictionary, pronounced by NHK announcers.
---Description of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) Japanese Language Pronunciation and Accent Dictionary, New Edition---
Since the first edition of 1943, the book version of the dictionary has been favored by many people throughout the years.
The accent chosen in this dictionary is based on the accent currently and widely used in broadcasting and is a reference to the accent that seems to have been supported by many viewers.
Through the use of this application that complies with the book version of the dictionary, you can verify the pronunciation and accent of all 72,900 Japanese words including foreign place names vocalized by NHK announcers.
This application is highly recommended for everyone who is interested in Japanese words.
LOOKING UP WORDS USING SEARCH QUERIES
Searches can be narrowed down to meet your requirements using optional criteria such as "Matching at Beginning", "Matching at End", "Exact Matching".
Available search options
- Matching at Beginning
- Matching at End
- Partial Matching
- Exact Matching
- Text Search
FINDING OUT WORDS FROM THE INDEX
Words or phrases can be looked up just by tapping on the screen without any character input.
FINDING OUT NAMES OF FOREIGN PLACES USING THE FOREIGN PLACE-NAME INDEX
As with the index, foreign place names can be looked up just by tapping on the screen without any character input.
PLENTIFUL EXPLANATORY NOTES
The App includes detailed explanatory notes about the notation of pronunciations and accents of words.
OTHER USEFUL FEATURES
Bookmarks, item-displaying, search history, and incremental search are supported.
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