携帯 (keitai): Mobile (handheld)
辞書 (jisho): Dictionary
Keitai Jisho (mobile dictionary) is an open source project, driven by George Shazkho, which objective is to be a simple and useful tool for non-native Japanese speakers.
It's features are growing over time as it is a freshly created project.
What do Keitai Jisho is?
• A dictionary.
• A free app.
What do Keitai Jisho is NOT?
• A translator.
• A japanese language reference source.
• A paid app, or a pay-to-unlock app.
Currently working features:
• Dictionary query by direct KANA input (main dictionary key is kana).
• Side dictionary queries by using KANJI (special direct query).
• Complex ROMAJI and MEANING (in English) queries (specialized algorithms are used).
• Kanji detailed search (detailed information, stroke order and more).
• Outsourced search service (to reduce application size).
• Smart search history (keeps track of used queries to allow offline query and faster results).
• Forced re-query (if a query ends bugged and it got cached)
• Changelog push on new version.
• Not so formal, but much more usefull "no result" page.
Future planned features:
• Complete offline capability (user agreement needed).
• Graphic search (by direct input or camera) .
• Additional dictionaries (topic-specific).
• Usage references (examples, sentences, etc).
Copyright 2015 George Shazkho
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