Japanese pop-up dictionary extension for Chrome and Firefox. (by FooSoft)

Yomichan Alternatives

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yomichan reviews and mentions

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  • Reading Manga with Hiragana
    3 projects | /r/LearnJapanese | 9 Apr 2023
    You can use mokuro on any manga you have in digital form to turn the text into selectable text and read it in a PDF reader of your choice. You can then combine this with the Yomichan browser extension and dictionaries of your choice to allow you to instantly look up any unknown word you encounter when reading manga, with a single button press.
  • Application or program that works well offline
    2 projects | /r/LearnJapanese | 24 Mar 2023
    Download kiwi browser, after that go to extensions, and download yomichan. Download the dictionaries (they can be use offline). Finally, go to the site https://ttu-ebook.web.app (It can also be use offline), you can read any kind of epub file that you may have within your device. After setting up everything, you can read japanese with the fastest looks ups without using internet.
  • How do I look up a new Kanji in the most effective way?
    3 projects | /r/LearnJapanese | 21 Jan 2023
    Links, if you are interested: https://github.com/kha-white/manga-ocr https://foosoft.net/projects/yomichan/
  • How to practice reading as a begginer?
    2 projects | /r/LearnJapanese | 4 Jan 2023
    I'm sure you could manage with https://foosoft.net/projects/yomichan/ - it's a browser extension that you can install dictionaries onto to get instant look ups (I would recommend).
    2 projects | /r/LearnJapanese | 4 Jan 2023
    No, textbooks are only one way of learning Japanese (and a pretty slow one at that). Many people have learned Japanese by just learning vocab with anki and reading through a grammar guide like Sakubi or Tae Kim's. Once they've done that, they start reading native material, maybe with the help of Yomichan to help them look up things more easily.
  • Manga for practicing reading comprehension.
    3 projects | /r/LearnJapanese | 19 Sep 2022
    Just read whatever you're most interested in so that you have motivation to keep reading despite having to look up so many words. Use digital versions so that you can use tools like mokuro and yomichan to easily look up unknown words.
  • Thoughts on buying a kindle to get more reading done in Japanese?
    4 projects | /r/japanlife | 14 Aug 2022
    If you're going to be reading on a computer anyway, you can just use https://ttu-ebook.web.app/ to read epub files and use Yomichan for on-the-fly lookups. I just convert my Kindle purchases to .epub and read on ttu.
  • [GUIDE] How to use texthookers and JL/Yomichan to read visual novels in Japanese
    3 projects | /r/visualnovels | 9 Aug 2022
    Yomichan For starters, Jmdict, JMnedict, KANJIDIC will do. You can use Kanjium for pitch accent. I also use monolingual dictionaries and word frequency/rarity dictionaries. Yomichan developer page containing lots of information including usage. Please read it. Refer to their github for any issues.
  • I programmed a script for finding Japanese sentences containing only words I already know
    3 projects | /r/LearnJapanese | 4 Aug 2022
    Not related to your question but you mentioning pulling up jisho.org makes me think maybe you don't know about yomichan: https://foosoft.net/projects/yomichan/ lookups are way faster with it
  • Are there any text hookers for Trails in the Sky?
    2 projects | /r/Falcom | 30 Jul 2022
    I don’t know if there’s exactly what you’re looking for, but a good alternative, slightly more cumbersome option could be capture2text plus yomichan.
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