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Using a Dictionary
Example: Looking Up a Headword
• The following explanation and screen shots are based on the German-
English dictionary.
1
Press
.
• If the keyword input screen does not
appear at this time, press the same key
again.
Check to make sure that
"Headword" is highlighted.
2
Input the term you want to look up.
This example looks up
"studieren". A list of hits
continually updates as you
input the term.
Useful Dictionary Functions
Jump Search
Use the following procedure when you want to use a term that appears within
a definition or explanation as the keyword for another search. You can also
search for examples and idioms that use the term.
1
While a definition screen or explanation screen is on the
display, press
.
• This highlights the first term that can be selected for Jump Search.
2
Use
,
,
, and
to move the highlighting to the term
you want to look up, and then press
• You can specify a specific dictionary as the Jump Search destination
by pressing the applicable dictionary key (like
3
Use
and
to move the highlighting to the dictionary you
want to use, and then press
• This displays a list of terms that completely match or are similar to the
one you selected.
• When the highlighted term is a plural form (like "dishes"), a
comparative form (like "bigger"), or any other form that is produced by
adding a suffix to the original term, the search will look for the original
term ("dish", "big", etc.)
• To search for examples that use the highlighted term, use
to select "Beispiel" (Example), and then
select "idiom" (Phrase) and then press
example or idioms that use the selected term or a term that is close to
the selected term.
4
Use
,
,
, and
to move the highlighting to the term
you want and then press
• Even while the term list displayed (in step 3), you can use
to select the dictionary you want to use as the Jump Search
destination.
• You can also perform another Jump Search from a definition or
explanation screen that you arrived at from a previous Jump Search.
Note that you can perform up to 10 Jump Searches in succession.
• You cannot perform a zoom operation while a term to be used in a
Jump Search is highlighted. You also cannot change the dictionary
you are using. In order to perform these operations, first press
remove the highlighting.
• Performing the Jump Search operation on a term with a reference
symbol (
) next to it in the English-English dictionary will display the
term's data display. You do not need to specify a Jump Search
destination in this case.
Favorites
You can store terms, idioms, and examples in Favorites for later lookup. Check
marking capabilities help you to manage terms, examples, and idioms in a
variety of different ways.
• You can maintain word lists, example lists, and idiom lists for individual
dictionary (mode) categories.
• Words, examples, and idioms registered in each dictionary are saved in
the lists for that dictionary.
• You can have up to 1,500 word, example, and idiom entries stored at one
time.
Storing a Term, Idiom or Example in Favorites
1
Display the meaning of the term, idiom, or example you want
to store.
• Note that you need to display the screen that contains the full
meaning of the item being stored. You cannot perform this operation
starting from the partial meaning display that appears on a dictionary
list screen.
Quick Reference Guide
.
).
.
. To search for idioms,
. This will display a list of
.
3
Use
,
the highlighting to the term
(headword) you want to select.
4
Press
• This displays the result of the look-up.
2
Press
• This causes the
item in Favorites.
• Remember that this operation can be used to store an item from a
screen produced by a Headword Search, Example Search, or Idiom
Search on the electronic dictionary's screen. If you try to store an item
from a screen that was displayed by pressing
explanation screen for the applicable headword will be stored instead.
• The
explanation, or idiom is deleted from Favorites.
Viewing Favorites Contents
1
Press
2
Use
and
want to view.
3
Use
and
contains the term, idiom, or example you want to view and
then press
and
4
Use
and
example you want, and then press
Reading Feature
You can play the reading of terms, idioms, and examples of all built-in
languages while a definition or explanation screen is on the display.
and
• You can specify the language you want to use for pronunciation when
playing a reading. For each dictionary, you can specify English, French,
Spanish, Italian, or German pronunciation, or you can turn reading off.
• Using a language that is different from the language of the text being
read will result in improper pronunciation.
• You can also use the reading feature to read a text file that you imported
into the electronic dictionary using Library.
to
To read a term, idiom, or example
1
While a definition screen or explanation screen is on the
display, press
• To read an idiom or example word-by-word, press
.
• The
display, and the term, idiom, or example being read is highlighted.
2
Use
and
want to read.
• In the case of idioms and examples, you can press
selection by removing the highlighting starting from the first (leftmost)
word of the idiom or example is highlighted. You could also press
or
of the idiom or example.
3
Press
or example.
4
To exit the reading feature, press
• This will cause the
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,
, and
to move
.
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and then
.
icon to appear on the screen and stores the
icon will disappear from the screen when the stored term,
.
to move the highlighting to the category you
to move the highlighting to the word list that
.
to move the highlighting to the term, idiom, or
.
.
and the language of the pronunciation appear on the
to highlight the term, idiom, or example you
to shorten the highlighting from the last (rightmost) word
to play the reading of the highlighted term, idiom,
.
icon to disappear from the display.
, the definition or
and the
shorten the
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