Yomiwa Japanese Dictionary

Yomiwa Japanese Dictionary

By Vivien Seguy

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2013-09-29
  • Current Version: 3.6.7
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 145.42 MB
  • Developer: Vivien Seguy
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4
4
From 122 Ratings

Description

Yomiwa is a fast and modern offline Japanese dictionary, including many features to help you read and learn Japanese. Yomiwa features powerful offline Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, developed in-house and continuously improved over the past 6 years. Yomiwa's algorithms let you recognize over 4000 Japanese characters in your pictures or with your device camera. Japanese text is detected, recognized and parsed into words in a fraction of a second. Detailed information of each word and Kanji is then provided such as their pronunciation, conjugation, and their definition into many target languages. Yomiwa is the perfect companion to help you read books, mangas, signs, menu, and improve your Japanese reading skills while enjoying your favorite reading material. Yomiwa also has a built-in drawing feature for you to draw and translate Japanese characters on your touch-screen with very high accuracy. Features: • A complete and powerful built-in dictionary with full informations about words, kanjis (on-yomi, kun-yomi, meaning, stroke order etc.) and example sentences. • A powerful Optical Character Recognition (OCR) engine which lets you translate Japanese characters with your camera or from your camera roll pictures • Many target languages available: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Hungarian, Dutch, Slovene, Swedish and Hungarian. • Search definitions from any kind of alphabet: Kanjis / Hiraganas / Katakanas / Romajis. You can search from Japanese words or from foreign words. • Input characters by: Drawing / Radical search / Keyboard • Furiganas with the Text Analyzer: Paste some text, or import it from the OCR modes, into the text analyzer to get furiganas and definitions of each word in the text • Furiganas in Safari: whenever you are browsing on a web page with some Japanese text, tap the "share" button at the bottom and select "Yomiwa Add Furiganas" to display all furiganas • Listen to the Japanese pronunciation of words thought the "Speak" function • Draw characters on the screen to translate them and practice writing Japanese • Read either horizontal or vertical Japanese text • Build vocabulary lists of Japanese words and Kanjis (which you can share as files or text in many ways) • A proper names database (such as people names, places, locations...) • Get help from the user community by sharing pictures on the Yomiwa Wall • And many other features to discover :) Yomiwa is perfect for: • Upgrading your reading skills to the next level by reading any Japanese text with Yomiwa OCR technology • Using as your everyday Japanese dictionary • Increasing your vocabulary by building your own word lists • Learn and study Japanese Kanjis • Improving your Japanese skills! We are very responsive to your feedback and suggestions: feedback.ios@yomiwa.net

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Reviews

  • Great app

    5
    By 19395729294039281617181
    Good stuff works well
  • Great Japanese dictionary

    5
    By batkins
    This app has a very comprehensive dictionary, word lookup is blazing fast, and it has lots of good examples for each word.
  • 👌

    5
    By taylert123
    The problems I've had with this app have been fixed! Really helpful
  • Often fails to recognize kanji

    3
    By Onemorebit
    Printed kanji with serifs, printed kanji with thick lines, and vertically printed kanji consistently confuse Yomiwa in camera or photo reading mode, even with hi-res images. I end up not using the application in between updates as it doesn't perform as advertised. With each update I try again but so far these issues are still unresolved.
  • Very satisfied

    5
    By alaniwahashi
    Experience so far with Yomiwa has been great: Very affordable (for its capability) Love the camera feature Offline capability makes it very travel friendly Very happy with this app!
  • An indispensable translation and study tool

    5
    By toromei
    I don’t even know what to say. This app is so much faster and compete than the already great Google Translate app. I don’t know how I ever lived without it! <3
  • The perfect app

    5
    By SuchiiruRein
    I got this app in order to play through FF7 in Japanese and its camera works perfectly for it. There are occasions with other things where it won’t work, but writing out the kanji works just as good as long as you know strike order. The dictionary is fantastic and works both ways perfectly. They recently added all conjugations for verbs and it’s so helpful. This is a must have app for both students and tourists visiting japan.
  • Awesome app!!!

    5
    By Qwerty2113
    Great support!! Just need flashcards and the app would be perfect!!
  • Waste

    1
    By Dark Dragooon
    The most huge waste of money in App Store ever!!! Back to google translate.
  • INDISPENSABLE for reading manga. An absolute MUST.

    5
    By Leo of BORG
    I read the earlier review that Yomiwa “chokes” on manga: maybe a year or two ago I *might* have agreed, but now? Yomiwa parses 90% of whatever Kanji I throw at it, either in horizontal or vertical runs. On top of that, the Dev added the “Copy to Yomiwa” sharesheet feature which works very well with manga readers like Chunky. Your page or panel appears almost instantly in Yomiwa, then you swipe back to the manga you’re reading. It’s great. If you run into reading errors, take a screenshot and SEND IT TO THE DEVELOPER. They are very responsive!

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