jmdict - The Japanese Dictionary from the EDRDG project (JMdict format)

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository Education all
Package filename jmdict-20190313-13.1.noarch.rpm
Package name jmdict
Package version 20190313
Package release 13.1
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Category System/I18n/Japanese
License CC-BY-SA-3.0 AND CC-BY-SA-4.0
Maintainer -
Download size 14.90 MB
Installed size 115.47 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 XML variant of:
* the JMdict project's word dictionary ("JMdict" file)
* the KANJIDIC project's Kanji dictionary (covering JIS 0208/0212/0213;
"kanjidic2.xml" file)


Package Version Architecture Repository
jmdict-20190313-1.1.noarch.rpm 20190313 noarch openSUSE Oss
jmdict-20130110-2.14.noarch.rpm 20130110 noarch Education
jmdict - - -


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


Type URL
Binary Package jmdict-20190313-13.1.noarch.rpm
Source Package edict-20190313-13.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Education repository:
    # zypper addrepo education
  2. Install jmdict rpm package:
    # zypper install jmdict




2019-03-14 - Jan Engelhardt <>
- Update to snapshot 20190313
* No changelog recorded.
2018-11-26 - Jan Engelhardt <>
- 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 -
- Update to snapshot 20180305
* No changelog recorded. About 6000 new dictionary entries.
2017-07-06 -
- Update to new daily snapshot release 20170706
* More than 1500 new entries to edict; no specific changelog
2016-11-26 -
- 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 -
- Remove redundant/obsolete tags/sections from specfile
(cf. packaging guidelines)
2006-08-07 -
- update to latest versions. Updated dictionaries are
edict, enamdict, kanjdic, kanjd212, and compdic.
2006-03-01 -
- add "Provides: locale(ja)".
2006-01-25 -
- converted neededforbuild to BuildRequires
2005-02-09 -
- 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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