Meet Jisho 4.1.4 - the Japanese English Dictionary for the rest of us. It speaks your language, and with over 100,000 entries you'll never be lost for words again!
Search in your native tongue
Supports searching in Japanese (Kanji, Hiragana,Katakana, and Romaji), English, German, Russian, and French.
Search from anywhere
Once Jisho is on your computer, no internet access is required to search and use Jisho.
OS X Integration
Look up words in most applications with a single click or press of a key-combination.
Jisho gives you results not only in English and Japanese, but also German, Russian, and French.
Jisho returns results. Instantly.
Ensure you never forget that word you just looked up. Make lists of your favorite words with a simple drag and drop.
Automatically converts hiragana and katakana to roman letters. You can even search in Japanese with roman letters.
If jisho can't find the word you are looking for, it will automatically look deeper. Helping you find the word you are looking for.
Find any word you are looking for by typing the part you know followed by an *.
Jisho 4.1.4 is free to try, $20 US dollars to buy.
Jisho 4.1.4 is a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased on or after October 1st, 2009. Upgrade pricing is 40% off regular price. See the Jisho upgrade page for more information.
You can purchase Jisho directly at our web store or on the Mac App Store.
Jisho is powered by the excellent JMDICT file. The file is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group at Monash University, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.