Dictionary search

Input kana, kanji or English words in the box below.

Use '*' as a wildcard, e.g. to search for all words starting with "本", type: "本*". Switch input mode by clicking the icon.

Find words in images

You can upload scanned images or photographs from your mobile phone. Swipe the words or characters that you want to know the meaning of.

You can try it out on a sample image.

About Nakama

Nakama is a Japanese dictionary application. It is designed to be usable both on a desktop computer as well as on a mobile device.

This is work in progress and should be considered an alpha version. Don't be alarmed if things break randomly. Please send bug reports and suggestions to Andreas Argelius.

Features to be (but not yet) implemented:

  • Radical search
  • Handwriting recognition

© 2014 Andreas Argelius