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Wakaru - Learn Japanese by reading

By Miho Matsuoka

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Description

Wakaru is a powerful study aid, exclusively created for learners of the Japanese language.

Wakaru is equipped with a fully functional WEB BROWSER and an EBOOK READER. It can help to make reading and deciphering Japanese text with its robust search algorithm, enabling you to lookup any word simply by touching and highlighting them. An elegant pop-up displaying the readings as well as the definitions appear without interrupting your flow of reading. You can also save words and review them later with the built-in flashcards module.
The ebook reader is versatile and allows vertical and horizontal direction of Japanese text layout, various font sizes, customisable text, background colours and textures as well as proper support for Ruby annotations to display furigana for documents that provide them.
Wakaru comes built-in with the following dictionaries:

•Japanese-English Dictionary (165,000 entries)

•Japanese-French Dictionary (15,000 entries)

•Japanese Proper Names Dictionary (700,000 entries)

The built-in iOS Dictionary can be accessed directly from the app. In addition to that, you can also make cross references in several web dictionaries, namely:

•Google Translate

•Goo jisho

•Weblio

You can also jump into a wide range of other popular external dictionary applications directly from Wakaru, making full use of other dictionaries you own. Wakaru currently supports:

•Daijisen

•Imiwa?

•Japanese

•Midori

•アクセス独和・和独辞典

•ウィズダム英和・和英辞典 (Wisdom)

•ウィズダム英和・和英辞典 2 (Wisdom 2)

•プチ・ロワイヤル仏和辞典(第3版)・和仏辞典(第2版)

•プチ・ロワイヤル仏和辞典(第4版)・和仏辞典(第3版)

•伊和・和伊中辞典

•大辞林 (Daijirin)

•西和中辞典・ポケプロ和西辞典

•角川類語新辞典

Wakaru is integrated with two online Japanese libraries, Aozora Bunko and Hoshizora Bunko, allowing you to browse and download over a total of 18,000 free Japanese ebooks directly from the app. These ebooks can be sorted according to their kanji difficulty level to help you find text adapted to your Japanese level. You may also import your own text documents via copy and paste, through iTunes sharing or by downloading directly into the app using the built-in browser.

The ebook module is also be upgradable to open PDF documents via in-app purchase for only $3.99.

Video demo: http://www.youtube.com/user/WakaruApp
Retina display for iPhone (including iPhone 5) and iPad is supported.

Wakaru is rated 17+ simply because the built-in browser has unrestricted access to the Internet.
Wakaru uses the JMDICT (http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/jmdict.html) and JMnedict dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group (http://www.edrdg.org/), and are used in conformance with the Group's license (http://www.edrdg.org/edrdg/licence.html).

What's New in Version 2.2.5

IPAD VERSION

Improved stability

PDF READER

Put back keyword search accross the document

EBOOK READER

Fixed bug that was causing crashes when opening certain ebooks
Added highlights
Added bookmarks

DICTIONARIES

Added "HonyakuStar" as an external dictionary

FLASHCARDS

Corrected bug preventing to change studylist in spaced repetition view

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Wakaru - Learn Japanese by reading
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $5.99
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated: Feb 27, 2014
  • Version: 2.2.5
  • Size: 90.7 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Miho Matsuoka
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
  • Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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