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=The KANJIDIC Project=
 
=The KANJIDIC Project=
  
The KANJIDIC project has compiled files of data on kanji used in Japanese text processing. The files
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''(Note that this page in the process of being rewritten, so be patient with any aspects that seems incomplete.)''
cover the kanji in three Japanese standards:
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==Introduction==
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The KANJIDIC project, which began in 1991, has the goal of compiling and distributing comprehensive information on the kanji used in Japanese text processing. It covers the 13,108 kanji in three main Japanese standards:
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JIS_X_0208 JIS X 0208-1998], which includes 6,355 kanji.
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JIS_X_0208 JIS X 0208-1998], which includes 6,355 kanji.
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JIS_X_0212 JIS X 0212-1990], which includes extra 5,801 kanji
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JIS_X_0212 JIS X 0212-1990], which includes extra 5,801 kanji
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JIS_X_0213 JIS X 0213-2012], which extends JIS X 0208, overlaps with some of JIS X 0212, and adds additional kanji.
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JIS_X_0213 JIS X 0213-2012], which extends JIS X 0208, overlaps with some of JIS X 0212, and adds 952 additional kanji.
  
Three sets of data files are distributed by this project:
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Three data files are distributed by this project:
* the KANJIDIC2 file, which is in XML format, and contains all the kanji. For this file the following information is available:
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* the KANJIDIC2 file, which is in XML format and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UTF-8 Unicode/UTF-8] coding, and contains information about all 13,108 kanji. For this file the following information is available:
 
** a project [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjd2index.html overview page]
 
** a project [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjd2index.html overview page]
 
** a file [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic2_ov.html overview]
 
** a file [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic2_ov.html overview]
 
** the [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic2_dtdh.html DTD]
 
** the [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic2_dtdh.html DTD]
 
** a [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kd2examph.html sample entry]
 
** a [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kd2examph.html sample entry]
* the KANJIDIC file, which covers the 6,355 kanji in JIS X 0208. For this there is the
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* the KANJIDIC file, which in in EUC-JP coding and covers the 6,355 kanji in JIS X 0208. For this there is the
 
** [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic_doc.html original documentation]
 
** [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic_doc.html original documentation]
* the KANJD212 file, which covers the 5,801 kanji in JIS X 0212. for this there is the
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* the KANJD212 file, which also is in EUC-JP coding and covers the 5,801 kanji in JIS X 0212. For this there is the
 
** [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjd212_doc.html original documentation]
 
** [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjd212_doc.html original documentation]
 
There is also a [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic.html combined overview] of the KANJIDIC/KANJD212 files.
 
There is also a [http://www.edrdg.org/kanjidic/kanjidic.html combined overview] of the KANJIDIC/KANJD212 files.

Revision as of 02:08, 6 September 2018

The KANJIDIC Project

(Note that this page in the process of being rewritten, so be patient with any aspects that seems incomplete.)

Introduction

The KANJIDIC project, which began in 1991, has the goal of compiling and distributing comprehensive information on the kanji used in Japanese text processing. It covers the 13,108 kanji in three main Japanese standards:

Three data files are distributed by this project:

  • the KANJIDIC2 file, which is in XML format and Unicode/UTF-8 coding, and contains information about all 13,108 kanji. For this file the following information is available:
  • the KANJIDIC file, which in in EUC-JP coding and covers the 6,355 kanji in JIS X 0208. For this there is the
  • the KANJD212 file, which also is in EUC-JP coding and covers the 5,801 kanji in JIS X 0212. For this there is the

There is also a combined overview of the KANJIDIC/KANJD212 files.