JP to JP dictionary

This was probably asked a million times before, but maybe things changed in 2023? Which are good dictionaries that explain Japanese words in Japanese terms? Preferably so that it could be a nice Android app. I can always type in Google「 Xとは」, but, y’know.

I see 広辞苑 cited sometimes but I don’t know if it has an Android version and I’d rather have a frequency based sorting (though any is good)

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Maybe you can find some good advice here? Monolingual dictionary corner It does refer a lot to an iPhone app and I’m not sure that is available for android, but it has a lot of good information about different dictionaries that should be possible to get on android too.

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LogoVista is available on Android, but I haven’t tried buying dictionaries yet. Probably less choices than Monokakido, though.

Another choice is TTU reader + Yomichan, or just Yomichan, on Kiwi web browser. I only have Yomichan at the moment.

Currently I use JE one, Aedict, which can build custom external links to Weblio and Goo. Takoboto and Yomiwa now have JJ on some entries. (i.e. missing so many other entries)

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Thanks! That looks like a good thread with lots of info.

Thanks! Seems like there’s a lot of them for Android, too. So costly though…

Oh right, I forgot about this! I use Yomichan for JE, but it didn’t occur to me there’s JJ dictionaries, too. I mostly use it on PC, though.

The reason I asked for a portable Android app is because it’s easy enough to use when I’m looking up words mid game (I play JP games on my portable console). I currently use Akebi Android app for this - it’s JE and it kinda misses some chunk of content, but it’s very convenient to use. When I’m struggling to look up a kanji or just lazy I use Papago Android app for OCR and then copy input to Akebi (I used Google Translate OCR before, but now it keeps asking me to install Google Lense and I really don’t want to)

Aedict with support of Weblio and Goo looks really good though, thanks! I’ll check it out.

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Would online dictionaries help or do you need an app?
There’s コトバンク , goo and Weblio for example.
(never mind, I see you’re already aware of them)

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