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For questions about data related to the Japanese language.

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Freely available dictionary data for Japanese

I'm thinking about creating a Japanese dictionary app. I'd like some free dictionary data that contains definitions of words in Japanese. As my Japanese level is not that high, it's a bit difficult ...
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Japanese gairaigo database

The Japanese language has many terms imported from foreign languages, for instance タワー (pronounced "tawaa") means (and comes from) Tower. I am looking for a database of such term and the original ...
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Japanese place/building names English translation database

Context OsmAnd is an OpenStreetMap-based map app. For Japan localities that don't have a name:en= parameter it displays junicode transliterations which are always wrong. rrobek has created an ...
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List of vocabulary (kanjis) for the JLPT1 exam

I am preparing for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1. I am looking for a list of vocabulary (kanjis) that I should probably study for this test. I know there is no official list, but is ...
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Database of Japanese words difficulty

I have a huge database of Japanese words and want to split them into flashcard decks of different difficulty levels. (actually for a GSoC project) For this, I need to know the "difficulty" of each ...
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Database of names of Japanese and non-Japanese people

I'd like to be able to determine if a person's name is likely to be a Japanese name, or likely to be a non-Japanese name. Unless someone's compiled an exhaustive list of Japanese, and non-Japanese ...