1 Before performing a search
This is an explanation of the contents of
the "dictionary screen".
【Explanation of Dictionary Screen】
◆ Search Term Entry Box
Enter the word you want to look up.
◆ Dictionary Tabs
Select the tab for the dictionary you want to use. See below for English translations of these names
◆ Search Results Display Area
After the search is performed, corresponding entries are displayed in a list.
◆ Definition Display Area
This is where the selected entry's definition is displayed.
||Tap this button to start a search.|
|Kanji dictionary button
||Tap this button to display the kanji dictionary's
Searching with the kanji dictionary
||Tap this button to paste from the clipboard into the search term entry box.|
|パーソナル国語||Select Gakken Personal Language dictionary. Monolingual Japanese
|パーソナル英和||Select Gakken Personal English-Japanese dictionary.
|パーソナル和英||Select Gakken Personal Japanese-English dictionary.
|パーソナルカタカナ||Select Gakken Personal Katakana dictionary. This is a dictionary of katakana loanwords.
||(Add a dictionary)
For enhancement of functionality. (This function may not exist in
future versions of this software.)
||(Remove a dictionary)
For enhancement of functionality.（This function may not exist in future
versions of this software.)
||Change each dictionary's settings. Settings|
|終了||Quit the electronic dictionary.
|コピー||Copy the highlighted text.
|貼り付け||Paste from the clipboard into the search term entry box.
|クリップボード検索||Enables you to perform clipboard searches. Clipboard search|
|ポップアップ検索||Enables you to perform popup searches. Popup search|
|インクリメンタル検索||Enables you to perform incremental searches. Incremental search|
|検索||Search for the word in the search term entry box.
|バージョン情報||Display the electronic dictionary version information.
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2 How to search
A search is performed when you tap the
search button or press the [Enter] key after inputting your word into
the search term entry box.
If you entered hiragana or katakana, the word entries' readings are searched and corresponding results are displayed in a list.
If you entered kanji, Roman letters, or numbers, entries' headings are searched and those containing the entered text are displayed in a list.
When there is no corresponding entry
If the searched term is not found in any dictionary, 「該当する見出しがありません。」(no matching entries) will be displayed in the definition display area.
The past 5 searches are retained in the search history for your convenience.
Tap the arrow on the right side of the search term entry box to see the search history.
The search history also contains words searched using "clipboard search" and "popup search".
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3 Link Function
Some words in the definition display area
are in blue type.
If you tap one, you will see an explanation of the linked word.
Returning to the previous screen
To return to the previous screen, tap [検索画面へ] (back to search screen)
In the definitions, you may see buttons（ or (idiom) ）as well as blue links.
They are also links to information screens.
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