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Pattern 4
: Narrowing down the search
4
Use
and
using multiple conditions
term you want, and then press
• After pressing
With this type of search, you can input multiple
character or term or dragging the stylus across
keywords, terms, or other conditions.
multiple characters or terms will search for the
新漢語林
Example: To look up the kanji
in
(Japanese
headwords that match the highlighted character(s)
Kanji Dictionary)
or word(s). If you highlight multiple English words
• First enter
to specify the radical of
, and then
for an Example Search or Phrase Search jump,
specify 7 for the total number of strokes. This
only the first word you highlight will be searched
information is used to look up the character.
for.
• If
or an English term is shown on the jump
1
Use
,
,
and
to highlight RADICAL
destination screen, you can play native speaker
STROKE.
pronunciation. For details, see "Native Speaker
2
In the RADICAL
Pronunciation" (in the column to the right).
STROKE column,
Displaying Detailed Information
enter 4 for the
number of strokes in
Use the operations described here to view detailed
the radical
.
explanations and other information about looked up
• Use the number keys
words and terms.
that appear on the
screen to input a
Viewing Phrases
number.
If
in the upper right
3
Press
.
corner of the screen, it
• This displays a list of
means that there is an
idiom available for the term
radicals that satisfy
the radical conditions.
you are viewing.
1
Touch the symbol in the upper right corner of
4
the screen.
Use
,
,
and
• This displays a list of applicable candidates.
to highlight
,
and then press
.
2
Touch the item you want to view to highlight it
• If a selection item has
and then press
a letter at the
• This displays the applicable details.
beginning, you can
Viewing Examples and Explanations
press the
corresponding letter
If
or
is on the
key to execute the selection directly. In case of the
display, it means that
above, for example, you could simply press
A
.
example, illustration,
• If a radical candidate has
next to it, you need to
explanation, or other
press
before pressing applicable letter key.
information is available.
• This displays the selected radical (
in this case)
1
for RADICAL STROKE and highlights GROSS
Touch an on-screen icon.
STROKE.
• This displays the applicable details.
5
Enter 7 for the total number strokes in the
Using the Exercise Book (Workbook)
character
, and then press
.
• This displays a list of characters that satisfy the
The Exercise Book lets you use handwritten text to
conditions.
further your language study. It lets you do many of the
same things you can do with the paper version of a
6
Use
,
,
and
to highlight
, and then
dictionary, such as highlighting important passages
press
.
with a marker (Marker Vocabulary List), affix comment
• This displays an explanation of the term.
tags (Color Headword Memo), and more.
Other Searches
• The Exercise Book can be accessed from the HOME
screen Tools menu item.
Jump Search
Creating a Vocabulary List by Marking
You can use jump search to jump to another location
in the same dictionary or to another dictionary.
with a Marker
■ To jump within the same dictionary
Vocabulary List lets you
save headwords you want
1
When search results
to remember.
show items with a
jump indicator (
),
• You can save terms,
press
.
examples, or idioms as
headwords.
appears and
• You can save items while
the first word that is
【Marker】 icon or 【Vocab.】 (Vocabulary List)
Quick Palette
the jump target is
icon is displayed.
highlighted.
• The highlighted jump range is one character in the
Handwriting a Notebook
case of Japanese and Chinese characters, and
You can save screens that
one word in the case of English.
contain handwritten text to
2
Use the arrow keys to move the highlighting to
a built-in notebook or
an item to the right of a jump indicator (
),
dictionary definition
and then press
to jump.
screen.
• Instead of the above procedure, you also can
• Touching Quick Palette
perform the jump by touching the term to the right
【ノート】
(Note) button
of the jump indicator (
).
displays the menu screen.
• For some dictionaries, only red text is displayed
without (
).
Affixing a Tag to a Headword
■ To jump to another dictionary
You can affix a handwritten
Example: To look up "
" from the "tale" definition
tag to the definition or
ウィズダム英和辞典
screen by jumping from
(English-
explanation screen of a
Japanese Dictionary) to
スーパー大辞林 3.0
(Japanese
headword produced by a
Dictionary)
search operation.
• Tags can be affixed to a
1
While the results of a search are displayed,
headword that is a term,
press
.
example sentence, idiom, etc.
2
Use the arrow keys
• Tags can be affixed while the Quick Palette
screen is displayed. After a tag is affixed, it can be
to move the
viewed by touching Quick Palette
highlighting to the
term you want to
Creating a Memorizing Card
look up, and then
(Memorization Card)
touch the Quick
While viewing a dictionary definition or explanation
Palette
Select
screen, you can create a handwritten memorizing card
icon.
and use it for memorizing terms and expressions.
• This displays a dictionary menu screen.
• You can save combinations of terms and
3
Use
and
to
pronunciations for Japanese or English.
highlight a
• You can also use it for handwritten dictation testing.
dictionary, and then
• Touching Quick Palette
press
.
icon displays the memorizing card.
• This displays a list of
candidates.
Pronunciation
to move the highlighting to the
.
You can use your Japanese Learning Tool to listen to
in step 1, tapping a single
readings (using native speaker pronunciations or
synthesized voices) of terms and sentences you look
up, and to record your own reading and compare it
with built-in readings by a native speaker.
• The pronunciation sounds from a built-in speaker.
Native Speaker Pronunciation
When
or an English term is on the display, it
means that native speaker pronunciation is available.
1
Press
.
2
On the Quick Palette,
touch the
Listen
icon.
• If
was on the
display when you
performed the above step, it will become
highlighted (
). If
was not displayed, an
English term for which native speaker
pronunciation is available will become highlighted.
• You can specify the number of repeats by pressing
the
Repeat
icon on the Quick Palette and then
selecting the number of repeats you want: 1 (once),
3 (three times), 5 (five times).
3
Press
.
• This will play the pronunciation of the term or
example sentence next to or under
currently highlighted English term.
• If there are multiple
indicators or English
terms, use the arrow keys to highlight the one you
.
want and then press
.
4
To exit pronunciation, press
• You also can play a pronunciation by touching
• Note the following precautions concerning English
terms.
– Proper pronunciation will not be produced for
language other than English.
– The pronunciation produced by your Japanese
Learning Tool may not be correct if there are multiple
pronunciations for a term.
Recording Your Reading to Compare
with Native Speaker Reading
While
or an English term is displayed, you can
compare your reading with a native speaker reading.
Using the Recording microphone
Recording
microphone
• You should be about 20 to 30 cm away from the
microphone when recording. Clear recording may
not be possible if you are too close or if you are in a
noisy area.
• Any of the following can cause digital noise while
recording: nearby electronic devices, fluorescent
lighting, cell phones, etc., moving away from the
microphone.
• Do not allow the microphone to be exposed to
strong wind or water.
• Facing the microphone, enunciate clearly.
• After you are finished, immediately press
end recording.
1
Press
.
2
On the Quick Palette, touch the
Compare
icon.
• This causes
or an English term to become
highlighted.
• If there are multiple
indicators or available
English terms on the display, use the arrow keys to
move the highlighting to location of the indicator or
term you want to use for pronunciation
comparison.
3
Press
to play
the native speaker
reading of the term.
MEMO
【MEMO】 icon.
4
After playback is complete and "Recording"
appears on the screen, read the same term or
sentence into the microphone.
• After you finish recording, press
• Recording time is two minutes. Recording stops
automatically after two minutes.
5
Use
and
to highlight "Compare with
Native Voice", and then press
• The native speaker reading and the reading you
M. Card
(Memorizing Card)
recorded will play back in succession.
• To stop playback, press
.
• If you want to play them back again, repeat step 5
of this procedure.
• To re-record pronunciation, select "Speak again"
and perform the procedure from step 3.
6
Use
and
to highlight "Do not compare",
and then press
.
• Exiting a comparison operation will automatically
delete the reading you recorded.
• Pressing
returns to the definition screen.
Synthesized Voice Readings
• Meanings of setting item marks
Synthesized voice readings of terms and examples
are available in six languages: English, Spanish,
German, French, Italian, and Japanese (headwords
only for Japanese).
• Some dictionaries/modes do not support synthetic
voice readings.
1
While a definition or explanation screen is
displayed, press
.
2
On the Quick Palette,
touch the
Listen
TTS
icon.
• The first term or
example on the
screen for which a
pronunciation is
available will be
highlighted.
• In some cases, the same setting has a different name
3
Use
and
to highlight the term or example
in the HOME settings and the dictionary settings. The
whose pronunciation you want to hear.
tables below show dictionary setting item names.
• You can also highlight a term or example by
■ Pronunciation Settings
touching it.
Item
4
Press
.
Pronunciation Speed Specifies the speed of the native
• This will play the pronunciation of the term or
example.
5
To exit pronunciation, press
.
, or of the
Using Speech Training
Pronunciation
The Speech Training feature is a great way to practice
Language Settings
for a speech contest, etc. You can select a time limit,
and record and play back speeches accordingly.
Volume
.
• Available time limit settings are from one to five
.
minutes, settable in one-minute units.
• You can have up to five speeches stored in memory.
Microphone
• Speech Training can be accessed from the HOME
Sensitivity Setting
screen Tools menu item.
• For information about recording precautions, see
"Using the Recording microphone" (in the column to
the left).
To record a speech
1
Display the HOME screen. With the Tools
Memorizing Card
menu item, select "Speech Training" and then
Pron. Setting
press
.
• This displays the Speech Training screen.
2
to select "Record" .
■ Configuration
Use
and
3
Use
and
to select the time limit you
Item
want, and then press
.
Key Tone
4
Select
or touch
.
Auto Power Off
• This displays the message "Recording" . Facing
the Japanese Language Tool's microphone, recite
HW Recog. Settings
your speech.
• After finishing the speech, press
or touch
.
Language Settings
• You can playback or re-record a speech without
saving it.
Preview Setting
• To save a recording speech and finish recording,
select "Quit after saving" and then press
.
Next, select a storage location and then press
Layout Setting
.
• To exit recording without saving, select "Quit" and
then press
.
To play back a speech
1
Display the Speech Training screen and then
User Name
to
to select "Play" .
use
and
2
Use
and
to select the speech you want
to play back, and then press
.
HOME Wallpaper
• This starts playback of the speech.
• To delete a speech, select it and then press
.
Date/Time
Next, select the speech delete option, and then
press
.
Configuring Settings
Common Preview
Set.
There are two ways to configure settings.
• Preview
• While the HOME screen is displayed, touch "Setup"
(All History)
• Preview (Phrase)
(HOME Settings)
• Preview (Example)
• While a menu screen or dictionary screen is displayed,
press and release
, and then press
■ LCD Panel Settings
(Dictionary Settings)
Item
HOME setting and dictionary setting items and
procedures are different from each other.
Brightness Setting
Setting Items
Illumination Duration
You can configure the setting items described below.
Setting
• You can return settings to their initial defaults if
necessary. For information about how to do this, see
"Initialize" (in the column to the right).
.
• Start from the HOME screen or menu screen to
LCD Panel Control
configure Language Settings and Common Preview
Settings.
.
■ Priority Settings
You can use this setting to specify which dictionary's
(mode's) example sentences or idioms should be
given priority when performing a HOME screen
"EXAMPLE" or "PHRASE" , or a "Japanese Example"
of a "Other Searches" .
2
■ Initialize
: Item can be configured during HOME setting
Except for Language Settings, User Name, and Date/
procedure only.
Time, returns all other HOME settings to their initial
: Item can be configured during dictionary setting
default settings.
procedure only.
1
While the HOME screen is displayed, touch
HOME screen → Setup screen
"Setup" .
Use
and
to change the category.
2
to select "Initialize" .
Use
and
3
to select "Yes" and then press
Use
and
.
Settings
Use
and
to select an item and then press
, or press the key that matches the letter to
the left of the setting item.
Description
speaker and synthesized voice
readings.
• Approximate speeds (Normal =
100%): 130%, 120%, 100%, 85%,
75%
Specifies one of six languages for
the displayed dictionary, or disables
pronunciation.
Use
and
to adjust the
volume (16 levels: 0 to 15).
• A setting of 0 mutes output.
Specifies one of three input levels for
the microphone to suit voice
loudness and/or the recording
environment.
• As you face the microphone and
speak, select the input level at
which a green bar is displayed.
Finally, press
.
Specifies the language (English Pron.
or Japanese Pron.) of a pronunciation
reading to be registered to a
memorization card.
Description
Enables or disables the key input
tone.
Specifies the Auto Power Off trigger
time.
Specifies the handwriting recognition
method.
Selects the language used for screen
messages, titles, icons, etc.
Specifies the display position of the
list screen preview.
Specifies the display layout of detail
screens (definition or explanation
screens).
• Only the screen types that can be
displayed by the dictionary whose
settings you are configuring will be
shown.
For changing the user name
displayed on the HOME screen,
menu screen, and OFF screen.
For changing the wallpaper of the
HOME screen.
For details about this item, see the
steps starting from step 7 under
"Loading Batteries for the First Time"
(
page 1).
These items specify the display
position of the all dictionary history,
idiom search, and example sentence
search screen previews.
Description
Specifies display brightness (1/5 to
5/5).
Specifies how long the display
remains illuminated (30 seconds,
1 minute, 3 minutes).
• Specifies the time of non-used
before the display dims.
Calibrates the stylus with the screen.
• Calibration is necessary when the
location where you touch or write
is different from the resulting
location on the display.
• To calibrate, use the stylus to touch
the center of each of the crosses
that appear in the four corners of
the display. The calibration screen
will disappear automatically after
you touch all four crosses.

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