edict2 - The Japanese Dictionary from the EDRDG project (edict2 format)

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository Education all
Package filename edict2-20190313-13.1.noarch.rpm
Package name edict2
Package version 20190313
Package release 13.1
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Category System/I18n/Japanese
Homepage http://www.edrdg.org/jmdict/edict.html
License CC-BY-SA-3.0 AND CC-BY-SA-4.0
Maintainer -
Download size 4.32 MB
Installed size 17.21 MB
JMdict/EDICT is a machine-readable multilingual Japanese dictionary.
It contains Japanese–English translations for over 180000 entries,
representing more than 205000 unique headword–reading combinations.
The dictionary is made available in different formats. This package
contains the "edict2" variant, an expanded version of the flat
"edict" text format but reflecting the structure of the XML entries,
of the JMdict word dictionary.


Package Version Architecture Repository
edict2-20190313-1.1.noarch.rpm 20190313 noarch openSUSE Oss
edict2 - - -


Name Value
edict2 = 20190313-13.1
locale(ja) -


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package edict2-20190313-13.1.noarch.rpm
Source Package edict-20190313-13.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Education repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://widehat.opensuse.org/opensuse/repositories/Education/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/ education
  2. Install edict2 rpm package:
    # zypper install edict2




2019-03-14 - Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@inai.de>
- Update to snapshot 20190313
* No changelog recorded.
2018-11-26 - Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@inai.de>
- Update to snapshot 20181125
* No changelog recorded.
- Split package into: edict, edict2, jmdict. This way, one need not
install the rather large XML variant (jmdict) if not needed.
- Added JIS X 0213-2012 Kanji dictionary ("kanjd213").
- Remove the computer terminology dictionary "compdic", as it is
already included in the word dictionary.
2018-03-05 - jengelh@inai.de
- Update to snapshot 20180305
* No changelog recorded. About 6000 new dictionary entries.
2017-07-06 - jengelh@inai.de
- Update to new daily snapshot release 20170706
* More than 1500 new entries to edict; no specific changelog
2016-11-26 - jengelh@inai.de
- Update to new daily snapshot release 20161126
* 10 dictionary files are now under CC-BY-SA,
the rest with other licenses has been removed from this package.
2011-09-18 - jengelh@medozas.de
- Remove redundant/obsolete tags/sections from specfile
(cf. packaging guidelines)
2006-08-07 - mfabian@suse.de
- update to latest versions. Updated dictionaries are
edict, enamdict, kanjdic, kanjd212, and compdic.
2006-03-01 - mfabian@suse.de
- add "Provides: locale(ja)".
2006-01-25 - mls@suse.de
- converted neededforbuild to BuildRequires
2005-02-09 - mfabian@suse.de
- updated edict to EDICT 10DEC04 V04-003
- updated enamdict to ENAMDICT 05JAN05 V2005-01
- remove jddict, it has a problematic license.

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