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Sanseido Definitions

0.04MB. Updated 2016-09-05. Only supports Anki 2.0.x.


Pulls simplified J-J definitions from www.sanseido.net's デイリーコンサイス国語辞典 (Daily Concise Kokugo Jiten). Usage The plugin relies on having 2 fields: If you'd like to change the names of these fields, edit lines 20-21 in sanseidoDefsForAnki .py To add definitions, find the card in the browser window, and click Edit > Regenerate Sanseido definitions Help on reading the definitions Sanseido has some nice 辞書凡例 (Dictionary explanatory notes) for デイリーコンサイス国語辞典. Explanation on the symbols and abbreviations used can be found in section 9, 記号・略語一覧. Bugs? Report bugs and issues to the plugin GitHub page here.


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This add-on previously supported Anki 2.0. You can download the last version supporting 2.0 here. As Anki 2.0 has been discontinued, no support is available for this version.

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on 1566922866
Love it.
on 1563976403
It works! finally able to nail down some of the un-updated code "nhk_pronunciation_good" just change it "nhk_pronunciation". Whats more is that it can also fetch the English definition if edited right.
I recommend to add the update here https://github.com/weirdalsuperfan/Sanseido-Definitions
on 1561518202
A brilliant easy way to make your J-E deck into J-J. Like the other commenter said, you need to update the .py from the .net address to the new .biz. But it's only one URL you need to update, really easy, and then the plugin works great. Thank you very much!
on 1541947778

Updated version (more up to date than the one below) that supports multiple words in your expression, e.g.: 一部・大部分・部分 or even whole sentences. Also includes ふりがな in the definitions, and fixes a couple bugs.
on 1501632000

Here is a fix for the plugin !!
on 1501027200
Sanseido domain name changed

I've been using this plug-in for a while now, thanks for your work.
Just a heads up that sanseido has switched from .net to .biz, so this add-on won't work out of the box anymore.
To fix it, open the sanseidoDefsForAnki python file (it's in your anki add-ons directory) with a text-editor of choice, look for "sanseido.net", replace with "sanseido.biz", save and restart Anki. Only the Sanseido domain name changed, the internal logic remains the same so nothing else needs to be edited.
on 1485561600
Awesome idea. Works great

I changed the fields to suit my deck and it worked a treat. Extremely useful. Thank you!!