Welcome to JLex!

JLex is a Japanese language reference and learning tool. In addition to a comprehensive Japanese-English dictionary and kanji reference, JLex features the coolest kanji search this side of the Pacific.

Best of all, JLex is designed from the ground up to be easy to use. So you can stop fighting with your computer and focus on the language.

Kanji of the Day

guidance; leading; conduct; usher

Word of the Day

(in China) 10th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. B); eighth month of the lunar calendar

New Features

Here are a few of the features added during the latest update.

The radical and grade lists will be back soon.