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Tangorin is a free online English-Japanese bidirectional dictionary, based mainly on files provided by The Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group. Created by a former Japanology student. Est. October 2007.

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Acknowledgements

JMdict
Base file for the General dictionary. Standard Japanese-English reference with over 158,000 entries. Maintained by the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group's licence. Project started in 1991 by Jim Breen.
KANJIDIC2
Base file for the Kanji dictionary. An XML database with over 12,000 entries containing detailed information about kanji from the JIS X 0208-1990 and JIS X 0212-1990 standards. Maintained by the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group's licence.
Tatoeba
The project behind the Examples dictionary. A large database of example sentences translated into several languages. Based on example sentences compiled by Professor Yasuhito Tanaka and his students at Hyogo University, known as The Tanaka Corpus, the project is currently maintained by Tatoeba and released under a CC-BY licence.
Current version used on Tangorin from April 19th, 2013.
JMnedict
Base file behind the Names dictionary. A large glossary of Japanese proper names, place-names, surnames, given names, company names and product names with over 728,000 entries. Maintained by the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group's licence.
MeCab
Morphological analyzer responsible for furigana—small readings displayed above words. Developed at the Matsumoto laboratory, Nara Institute of Science and Technology.
Binded with Tangorin using php-mecab by Ryusuke Sekiyama.
kradfile-u
Kanji radicals/elements decomposition file enabling the Multi-Radical search. Maintained by Michael Raine, Jim Breen, The EDR&D Group at Monash University, Jim Rose, and KanjiCafe.com. Grant of license.
KanjiVG
Project behind the kanji stroke order diagrams. A database of SVG files that give the shape and direction of each stroke of each character. Enriched with exhaustive information about the components of the character, the type of stroke employed, etc. © 2009-2012 Ulrich Alpel.
...also
Glossaries behind the Specialized dictionary: Ron Schei's Aviation Dictionary. Gururaj Rao's glossary of concrete-related terms. James Friend's Engineering and Science Technical Dictionary. Patrick Oblander's Environmental Terminology Glossary. Kevin Seaver's glossary of financial terms. Bruce Bain and Leslie Oberman's dictionary of geological terms. The Standard Bilingual Dictionary of legal terminology from the Japanese Cabinet Secretariat; The University of Washington. © Francis Bond's Dictionary of Computational Linguistics. © Glossary of Manufacturing in General, Molding, and Paper Manufacturing → manufdic. © Adam Rice's business & marketing glossary. © Life Science Dictionary Project by Shuji Kaneko, Department of Pharmacology, Kyoto University. © 国際建設技術協会 Infrastructure Development Institute Japan → riverwater. © Classical Japanese dictionary with conjugation, Glenn Rosenthal, 2000, → classical.

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If you'd like to show appreciation to the group responsible for the bulk of files Tangorin is based on, donate to the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group. You can find the details here. All received donations are utilized for further development of the files.