Gjiten is a Japanese dictionary program for GNOME.
Gjiten also has a kanji dictionary. Any combination of stroke count,
radicals and search key can be used for kanji lookups.
Here is the documentation of gjiten for
The latest release is v2.6. Read the ChangeLog
see what's new.
This program is licensed under the terms of the GNU
Input method supported by GTK+ for Japanese input: im-ja (recommended), or XIM (e.g. kinput2)
Japanese locale support, [needed by GTK+ for displaying wide characters
Jim Breen's EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. See the download section
Gnome and GTK+ libraries. For compiling you'll also need header files [devel
Screenshots from v0.5:
There is a mailing list for genereal discussions, release announcements, etc. Please subscribe if you are interested.
Latest GNOME2 release is v2.6
(Note: It is possible to make binary [deb|rpm] packages from the source tarball.
It's explained in the docs.)
Debian: gjiten_2.6-1_i386.deb gjiten_2.6-1_amd64.deb
See the official packages.
Gjiten is apt-get-able.
Put this into your /etc/apt/sources.list:
deb http://gjiten.sourceforge.net/ ./
deb-src http://gjiten.sourceforge.net/ ./
You can get the latest development code from CVS via the following command:
cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/gjiten checkout gjiten
- v1.1 was the last release for the GNOME1 platform, you can find it under the
- Dictionary files for gjiten:
They need to be UTF8 for v2.0!
Please read the documentation about installation!
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Last update: 2006-10-29.