:Quick translations and kanji readings for entire articles. Free. Very fast and responsive
:You have to input the address of each and every site you want help with. Programs like Rikaichan make this site a bit obsolete.
Ever have problems reading Japanese articles? Of course. Kanji is tough! Well Rikai.com attempts to make it so that you will never have to worry about those difficult kanji ever again. Just input the website you want translated and Rikai.com will make it so any kanji you hover over gives furigana. Very useful, but Firefox’s Rikachan might be better.
Japanese websites are intimidating. They are a madhouse of kanji with seemingly no order whatsoever. If you are just learning Japanese or a Kanji Grand Master, websites can be a chore. Rikai.com has sought out to change all that. Rikai is a translating system that, after you fill in the address of the site you want translated, will bring up the kanji reading and meaning of each word you hover over with your cursor.
This is incredibly useful when you are stuck on some difficult kanji or you found some words you do not know. Looking words up in the dictionary can take time where as Rikai.com displays everything as fast as you can hover over the word. The only downside is that you will have to give Rikai.com the address of every site you want help with. This means that it does not make sense to use this site for one or two words, but rather for incredibly difficult articles where you would need a lot of help. Overall programs like Rikaichan are far better.
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