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You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.
Dai Kan-Wa jiten 大漢和辞典 / 諸橋轍次著: The most comprehensive dictionary of Chinese characters from Japan (ca. 50,000 characters with ca. 500,000 word entries). 語彙索引 in Japanese alphabetical order is also available.
Jigen.net: An online dictionary for Chinese characters for Japanese.
Jisho: An online Japanese-English dictionary that helps you find words, kanji, example sentences and more by drawing characters, browsing radicals, and through voice recognition. Here is another handwritten kanji recognition application.
Nihon kokugo daijiten (dai 2-han) 日本国語大辞典 (第2版): The most comprehensive dictionary of Japanese language (ca. 500,000 entries). Provides meanings, usages in old literary or historical works, variations of words in dialects, etc. A more updated online version of the dictionary is available via JapanKnowledge.
Rikai: Program for learning Japanese, which also provides readings and definitions of Chinese characters in English; created by Todd David Rudick utilizing the resources made available by Jim Breen and his EDICT Project.
Weblio: Supports translation from Japanese to other languages.
Here is a list of selected useful websites for research on Chinese subjects:
Zenkoku Kanseki dētabēsu 全國漢籍データベース: A union catalog of Chinese rare books held by Japanese libraries, provided by the Center for Informatics in East Asian Studies, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University