Welcome to the Yamasa's OCJS Online Dictionary. This dictionary is published in English, Chinese (Traditional), Spanish, Korean, German and Czech and includes both a word dictionary and a Kanji dictionary in an online database.
Print form for
At the right you can see the print form, animation and handwriting sample for the Japanese character for "mountain pass". You will often see this character if travelling in the mountains that cover 80% of Japan.
You can view Kanji in different listings. In other words, you can search via the On Reading, Kun Reading, Number of strokes used to write the character, by its meaning or by the radical component. You can also search for individual Kanji - for example by copy/pasting a word from an online newspaper or Japanese website, or by inputting a character or compound word.
Please note that the settings of your browser should be for displaying script in your preferred language. For example if you are an English speaker using a computer at Yamasa that someone else has set to Korean - then the dictionary will appear in Korean unless you reset the browser to read English.
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