Welcome to BokuraJisho

BokuraJisho is a free, online Japanese dictionary based on open data from projects such as JMdict and KanjiVG. This site aims to provide a quick, easy way to look up Japanese vocabulary and stroke order diagrams. It lets you find words, kanji, example sentences and more quickly and easily.

Data sources

The data used in BokuraJisho comes from a variety of open source projects. Besides, there is a huge contribution from users to the more accurate and complete database.

JMdict Jim Breen's multilingual Japanese dictionary. This is currently the main source content for this site.

JMnedict also from Jim Breen/EDRDG, is an immense database of Japanese proper names for people, companies and locations.

KanjiVG Ulrich Apel's database of Kanji stroke order diagrams. This data is used to generate the stroke order animations which appear in search results for single Japanese characters.

KANJIDIC is a database of kanji that includes readings, meanings and a lot of metadata around kanji.

RADKFILE is a database of the radicals that make up kanji.

TATOEBA most of the example sentences come from the Tatoeba project, compiled by Professor Yasuhito Tanaka at Hyogo University.


If you would like to report a bug, request features or just say thanks you can contact us at feedback page or mail to [email protected]. Thank you so much.

2024 - Bokurajisho