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Moji: Firefox extension for kanji lookups

Today I've been loving Moji, a Firefox extension that gives you instant translation / detailed on-yomi / kun-yomi / etc of Japanese text in any web page. It's a bit like having sitting permanently on your shoulder, whispering things like "体: タイ / からだ - tai / karada - body" into your ear while you surf. Very cool stuff. [via]

Posted by chris at February 28, 2006 08:37 PM | Permalink


I think that what you really want ;) is rikaichan. The "true successor" of

I've just checked and it seems that now it's available on mozdev too.

Posted by: Alex Muntean at March 1, 2006 09:10 PM

Ooh, that's pretty cool too - thanks for the link. All these smart kanji apps are making me want to get back into developing The Kanji SITE again... maybe I'll finally have time once I get back to the UK. Or not :(

Posted by: chris at March 1, 2006 11:50 PM

Oh YOU did the kanji site? That was my bible for studying for the JLPT last year - too bad I failed by 0.75%
Anyway, my two cents are for popjisyo, which I use to read Japanese friends' blogs and such. Give it a look.

Posted by: danno at March 13, 2006 06:52 PM

Yeah, that's me. Glad it was at least of some use to you, though I'm sorry you just missed the pass. Think of it this way, though: you've got a whole year to scrape another three points together from somewhere. Easy.

Thanks for the link, I'll try it out.

Posted by: chris at March 14, 2006 04:24 PM

I really liked ur kanji website. Have been in Japan for 2 yrs and cleared the level 3. Aspiring to clear level 2 this december. Pl update ur kanji list details as I really need it! I think the way you have put the kanji info is coool!


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