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EW-B2000C
User's Guide
Using a Dictionary
Using the Oxford Learner's
Wordfi nder Dictionary
Using the Practical
Using the Encyclopedia
Using the Multilingual Word
and Phrasebank
The World Literature
The Remarkable Speeches
Multiple Dictionary Search
Useful Dictionary Functions
Using the Calculator
English Usage
and Words
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   Summary of Contents for Casio EW-B2000C

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    EW-B2000C Using a Dictionary User’s Guide Using the Oxford Learner’s Wordfi nder Dictionary Using the Practical English Usage Using the Encyclopedia Using the Multilingual Word and Phrasebank The World Literature The Remarkable Speeches and Words Multiple Dictionary Search Useful Dictionary Functions...

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    6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan Responsible within the European Union: CASIO EUROPE GmbH Casio-Platz 1, 22848 Norderstedt, Germany (This mark applies in EU countries only.) In this manual, TM marks and ® marks are not used in every instance.

  • Page 3: Before Getting Started

    Unpacking As you unpack your electronic dictionary, check to make sure that all of the following items are included with it. • Two AA-size alkaline batteries • USB cable (page 142) • Earphones Other accessories in addition to those shown above also may be included.

  • Page 4: Connecting To A Computer With A Usb Cable

    Connecting to a Computer with a USB cable You can use the USB cable that comes with your electronic dictionary to connect to a computer. While connected, the electronic dictionary is supplied power from the computer over the USB connection. The USB connection can be used to transfer text fi les to the electronic dictionary.

  • Page 5: Loading Batteries For The First Time

    Loading Batteries for the First Time Before using your electronic dictionary for the fi rst time, be sure to perform the following steps to load the two LR6 or AA-size alkaline batteries that come with it. While pressing at the two points on the battery cover indicated in the illustration, slide the cover in the direction...

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    Correct Installation • Spring is not protruding from the side. • Ribbon is extended and is not folded under the battery. • Battery poles (+ and – ends) are facing correctly. Use a ballpoint pen or some similar pointed object to press the RESET button on the back of your electronic dictionary.

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    Check to make sure that “ ● Alkaline” is selected as the battery type. • If you are using commercially available rechargeable batteries in place of the original alkaline batteries, use move the cursor (●) to “Ni-MH (Rechargeable)”. After the battery setting is the way you want, press •...

  • Page 8: Display Brightness And Battery Life

    Display Brightness and Battery Life You can adjust the brightness of your electronic dictionary to one of fi ve levels. • The initial factory default setting is 3. The brightness of the display will automatically dim to level 1 if you do not perform any operation for about 30 seconds (under initial default settings).

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    Battery Life • Prolonged use of a bright display setting, keeping the display illuminated for long periods, and frequent use of the pronunciation feature can shorten battery life. • When battery power is low, your electronic dictionary may suddenly turn off or display the Battery Setting screen, without displaying the low battery message fi...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before Getting Started Unpacking ................1 Batteries .................. 1 Connecting to a Computer with a USB cable ....2 Loading Batteries for the First Time ........3 Display Brightness and Battery Life ........6 Introduction Features ................. 13 Important Precautions ............18 Names of Parts ..............

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    Inputting Characters Inputting Alphabetic Characters ........37 Inputting Numbers ............... 38 Correcting an Input Error ............ 39 Using a Dictionary Dictionaries and Functions ..........40 Looking Up a Headword ............42 Looking Up Details About a Term (Phrases, Examples, Comments) ..............44 Looking Up Phrases .............

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    Using the Practical English Usage Looking Up a Keyword (Keyword Search) ......63 Performing a Topic Search ..........65 Performing an Item Number Search ......... 66 Performing a Search of “130 Common Mistakes” ... 66 Using the Encyclopedia Looking Up Information in the Encyclopedia ....67 Using Images to Find Information (Image Search) ..

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    Useful Dictionary Functions Using the Pronunciation Feature ........84 Before Using the Pronunciation Feature ......84 Listening to Native Speaker Pronunciation ......86 Listening to a Synthesized Voice Pronunciation ....88 Changing the Pronunciation Language Setting ....89 Using My Dictionary ............90 Additional Search (Split Screen Search) ......

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    Using the Calculator Using the Calculator ............119 Basic Arithmetic Calculations ..........120 Constant Calculations ............120 Memory Calculations ............121 Correcting Key Operation Errors ........121 Error (“E”) Display ..............122 Confi guring Electronic Dictionary Settings Changing Settings ............. 123 Copyrights Copyright ................126 Reference Screen Messages ...............

  • Page 15: Introduction

    Features Useful Functions Supported by All Dictionaries ■ Soft Icons Soft icons will appear along the left side of the screen when additional operations become available while using a dictionary or function. ➜ page 33 ■ Pronunciation Feature This feature uses a native speaker voice to read certain English terms.

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    ● Narrow/Specific Word Order Search Narrow/Specifi c Word Order search lets you quickly narrow down the list of hits or specify the word order for the list of hits produced by an Example or Phrase Search. ➜ page 94 ● Spelling/Original Form Search Spelling/Original Form Search fi...

  • Page 17: Screen Formats

    ■ Vocabulary List Vocabulary List lets you save headwords you want to remember. A marker feature lets you highlight words with one of three colours. You can even hide highlighted words, if you like. ➜ page 103 ■ Layout Switching You can cycle the screen between different layouts while the list screen or data screen (defi...

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    ■ Preview Screen On the list of hits produced by a search, you can display a preview screen that shows part of the defi nition of the highlighted headword. • You also can move the preview screen to the position you want on the display.

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    Calculator The calculator can perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, as well as constant and memory calculations. Library Library works in conjunction with a computer and memory card to expand the function of your electronic dictionary. You can use your electronic dictionary to store text for later viewing, or to view images stored on a memory card.

  • Page 20: Important Precautions

    1 Turn off power. 2 Disconnect the USB cable. 3 Contact your original retailer or authorized CASIO service centre. • Before assuming malfunction, be sure to check this manual for possible remedies, and check to make sure your problem is not due to...

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    • Keep the electronic dictionary away from your chest (breast pocket, etc.) if you are wearing a pacemaker or other medical device. Magnetism from the electronic dictionary can affect a pacemaker or other device. If you feel any abnormality, immediately move away from the electronic dictionary and contact your physician.

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    Disconnect the USB cable from the USB cable connector before going on a trip or whenever else you do not plan to use it for a long time. • Contact your original retailer or your nearest CASIO service centre whenever the USB cable or plug becomes damaged. •...

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    • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any loss or claims by third parties arising out of the use of this product. • The contents of this manual are subject to change without notice. • No part of this manual may be reproduced in any form without the express written consent of the manufacturer.

  • Page 24: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts POWER key (page 26) Keyboard (page 23) Earphones Jack (page 85) Audio Output Switch (pages 84 and 85) USB Cable Connector (page 142) Speaker Battery Cover (pages 3 and 140) RESET button (pages 4 and 136) microSD Memory Card Slot/Cover (page 118) Opening the Cover of the Electronic Dictionary Open the cover of your electronic...

  • Page 25: General Guide

    General Guide Mode key Character keys Turns power on and off. (page 26) Each press of a mode key displays the initial screen of the dictionary marked above it. If a key is marked with two dictionary names, each press of the key toggles between them. (page 27) Press to input certain characters (ä, ö, ü, ñ, ß, ?, ✽...

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    Use these keys to scroll the screen content up and down. (page 30) To jump to the defi nition of the term before the one you are viewing, press and then . To jump to the defi nition of the next term, press and then Press when the...

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    Press this key to highlight text on a defi nition screen with a marker. (page 103) To use the Vocabulary List, press and then this key. (page 106) Use these keys to move the selection highlighting or to move the cursor up, down, left, or right.

  • Page 28: Turning Power On And Off

    Turning Power On and Off Power turns on automatically whenever you open the electronic dictionary’s cover, and shuts off automatically when you close it. • You also can turn power on and off by pressing the key. • Power also turns on when you press a Mode key. Turning on power displays the keyword input screen (initial screen) of the selected dictionary/mode.

  • Page 29: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Selecting a Mode You can select a mode either by performing the applicable mode key operation or by using the MENU screen. ■ To select a mode using a mode key Each press of a mode key displays the initial screen of the dictionary marked above it.

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    Use the cursor keys to move the highlighting to the mode you want to select. Press • This displays the initial screen of the dictionary/mode you selected. The dictionaries/modes are divided into the categories listed below. • English1 Oxford Dictionary of English Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (English-English dictionary) Oxford Learner’s Thesaurus Oxford Collocations Dictionary...

  • Page 31: Selecting A Headword Or Screen Item

    Selecting a Headword or Screen Item ■ To select a headword or screen item by highlighting it or moving the cursor ( ● ) to it Use the arrow keys to move the highlighting to a headword, or to select the screen item you want.

  • Page 32: Scrolling Between Screens

    Scrolling Between Screens An up arrow ( ) or down arrow ( ) in the upper right corner of the display indicates that more screen content is available above or below. • Press to scroll from one screen to the next (page scroll). •...

  • Page 33: Switching The Screen Layout

    Switching the Screen Layout ■ To switch the preview screen position While a list screen is on the display, pressing and then will switch the position of the preview screen as shown below. ■ To switch the data screen format While a data screen is on the display, pressing and then will switch the screen format as shown below.

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    ■ To centre a Phrase Search or Example Search list screen While a Phrase Search or Example Search list screen is on the display, press and then to centre the phrases or examples with the fi rst term you input in the centre of the screen. Each time you press after that will display phrases or examples that contain the second term, third term, and so on, as...

  • Page 35: Looking Up Another Term

    Looking Up Another Term After viewing the defi nition of a term, you can look up another term by using the keyboard to input it. • The fi rst character you input returns you to the keyword input screen (initial dictionary screen), where you can input the term you want to fi...

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    to move the highlighting to the function you want to select. Press • The soft icons that appear depend on the current function or mode. Actual soft operations are described in the sections that explain how to use each function. •...

  • Page 37: Using The Dictionary Guide

    Using the Dictionary Guide Dictionary guide information shows the dictionaries/modes that support specifi c types of searches and other functions. It also provides explanations (conventions, how to use, etc.) for each dictionary/mode. ■ To view dictionaries/modes that support specifi c types of searches and other functions Press to display the MENU screen.

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    Press , and then press • This function is not supported by certain modes, such as the calculator, etc. Use the cursor keys to move the highlighting to the guide item you want to view, and then press • To close the guide information screen, press...

  • Page 39: Inputting Characters

    Inputting Alphabetic Characters Use the keyboard to input alphabetic characters. Example: To input the word “internet” Press the keyboard keys to input the term. • In this example, press: Alphabetic Character Input Rules • Note that all alphabetic characters are input in lower case, regardless of their normal capitalization.

  • Page 40: Inputting Numbers

    Inputting Numbers You can input numbers when editing a Vocabulary List name and on the calculator screen. Entering the Calculator mode automatically changes the keyboard to a number input keyboard. Example: To input 15 Calculator screen Calculator screen While the calculator screen is on the display, press the keyboard keys to input numbers.

  • Page 41: Correcting An Input Error

    Correcting an Input Error You can use any of the following methods to correct input errors and to modify input. ■ To delete a character Use the cursor keys to move the cursor to the left of character you want to delete.

  • Page 42: Using A Dictionary

    Dictionaries and Functions The following shows the reference content included in your electronic dictionary and where you need to go for more information when you want to perform a specifi c type of look-up. • Basic operations are almost the same in all dictionaries. Any differences are noted in the explanations for each particular dictionary.

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    Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary can be used to fi nd out how to write text for reports, resumes, letters, e-mail and other types of documents (Writing Tutor). (page 54) The English thesaurus supports lookup by keyword and category. (pages 55, 56) You can use the English Collocations Dictionary to look up common word combinations (collocations).

  • Page 44: Looking Up A Headword

    Looking Up a Headword • The following explanation and screen shots are based on the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Select the dictionary you want to use (page 27). Check to make sure that “HEADWORD” is highlighted. Input the term you want to look up.

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    , and move the highlighting to the term (headword) you want to select, and then press • This displays the result of the look-up. • You also can search for a term even if you are unsure of its correct spelling (page 46).

  • Page 46: Looking Up Details About A Term (phrases, Examples, Comments)

    Looking Up Details About a Term (Phrases, Examples, Comments) If you see the icon (example), or (comment or fi gure) on the screen, it means that there is additional information available. • The following explanation and screen shots are based on the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary.

  • Page 47: Looking Up Examples And Comments

    , and move the highlighting to the phrase you want to select, and then press • This displays the meaning of the phrases. Looking Up Examples and Comments Whenever you see on the display, it means that there is example or comment information available for the term you are viewing.

  • Page 48: Looking Up A Term When You Are Unsure Of Its Spelling

    Looking Up a Term when You are Unsure of Its Spelling ■ When you are unsure of specifi c characters You can input the wildcard character (?) in place of characters when you know how many letters a term contains but are unsure of what specifi...

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    Press • This displays a list of hits that resemble the keyword you input. , and move the highlighting to the term you want to select, and then press • This displays the defi nition of the term. • You can input up to 29 wildcard characters (?) in a single keyword. •...

  • Page 50: Spell Checking And Searching For An Original Form (spell Check/original Form Search)

    Spell Checking and Searching for an Original Form (Spell Check/Original Form Search) • The following explanation and screen shots are based on the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. • In addition to fi nding terms whose spelling resembles the term you input, the electronic dictionary also will display candidates of what it thinks is the original (unmodifi...

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    Press • This displays a list of possible spellings. • If there are no terms that resemble the spelling you input, the message “No matching items” will appear on the screen for a short while. After that, the message will disappear and the display will return to the screen that was displayed when you started the spell check.

  • Page 52: Looking Up Phrases (phrase Search)

    Looking Up Phrases (Phrase Search) • The following explanation and screen shots are based on the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Select the dictionary you want to use (page 27). to highlight “PHRASE”. • In the English idioms dictionary, highlight “IDIOM”. In the English phrasal verbs dictionary, highlight “PHRASAL VERB”.

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    , and move the highlighting to the phrase you want to select, and then press • This displays the meaning of the phrase. • The English idioms dictionary displays the meanings of idioms, and the English phrasal verbs dictionary shows the meanings of phrasal verbs.

  • Page 54: Looking Up Examples (example Search)

    Looking Up Examples (Example Search) • The following explanation and screen shots are based on the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Select the dictionary you want to use (page 27). to highlight “EXAMPLE”. Input the words that should be included in the examples. When inputting multiple words, separate them with a space.

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    , and move the highlighting to the example you want to select, and then press • This displays the meaning of the example. You cannot input a wildcard character (?) or blank word character ( ✽ ) • for this type of search.

  • Page 56: Viewing Writing Tutor

    Viewing Writing Tutor • Writing Tutor can be used to fi nd out how to write text for reports, resumes, letters, e-mail and other types of documents. Writing Tutor uses the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Press to highlight “Oxford Writing Tutor”, and then press •...

  • Page 57: Looking Up A Keyword (keyword Search)

    Looking Up a Keyword (Keyword Search) • Keyword Search uses the English thesaurus. Press , and then press Check to make sure that “KEYWORD” is highlighted. Input the English term you want to look up. This example looks up “succeed”. A list of hits continually updates as you input each letter of the term.

  • Page 58: Searching For Quasi-synonyms By Category

    Searching for Quasi- synonyms by Category • Category Search uses the English thesaurus. Press , and then press to highlight “CATEGORY SEARCH”, and then press to select a quasi-synonym category and then press Input the English term you want to look up. , and to move the highlighting to the English term (keyword) you want to select, and then press...

  • Page 59: Searching For Common Word Pairs (collocation Search)

    Searching for Common Word Pairs (Collocation Search) • Collocation Search is performed using the English Collocations Dictionary. Press to highlight “COLLOCATION”. Input the term you want to search. When inputting multiple words, separate them with a space. To input “take” and “back” in this example, input “take back”.

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    , and to move the highlighting to the collocation you want to select, and then press • This displays the collocations for the term. You cannot input a wildcard character (?) or blank word character ( ✽ ) • for this type of search.

  • Page 61: Looking Up A Keyword (keyword Search)

    Looking Up a Keyword (Keyword Search) On the MENU screen, select “Oxford Learner’s Wordfi nder Dictionary” (page 27). Check to make sure that “KEYWORD” is highlighted. Input the English term you want to look up. This example looks up “enjoy”. A list of hits continually updates as you input each letter of the term.

  • Page 62: Looking Up Related Terms (related Term Search)

    Looking Up Related Terms (Related Term Search) On the MENU screen, select “Oxford Learner’s Wordfi nder Dictionary” (page 27). to highlight “RELATED WORD”. Input the English term you want to look up. • Here we will search for “good time”. Press •...

  • Page 63: Looking Up Examples (example Search)

    Looking Up Examples (Example Search) On the MENU screen, select “Oxford Learner’s Wordfi nder Dictionary” (page 27). to highlight “EXAMPLE”. Perform steps 3 through 5 under “Looking Up Examples (Example Search)” in “Using a Dictionary” (page 52) to search for examples.

  • Page 64: Performing A Topic Search

    Performing a Topic Search On the MENU screen, select “Oxford Learner’s Wordfi nder Dictionary” (page 27). to highlight “TOPIC AREAS”, and then press • This displays a list of topics. , and move the highlighting to the topic you want to select, and then press •...

  • Page 65: Using The Practical English Usage

    Looking Up a Keyword (Keyword Search) Press , and then press Check to make sure that “KEYWORD” is highlighted. Input the English expression you want to look up. This example looks up “too”. A list of hits continually updates as you input each letter of the term.

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    , and move the highlighting to the item you want to select, and then press • Repeat the above step as many times as required in order to display an explanation of the English expression. You cannot input a wildcard character (?) or blank word character ( ✽ ) •...

  • Page 67: Performing A Topic Search

    Performing a Topic Search Press , and then press to highlight “TOPIC”, and then press • This displays a list of topics. , and move the highlighting to the topic list you want to select, and then press • Here we selected “verbs, tense and aspect”.

  • Page 68: Performing An Item Number Search

    Performing an Item Number Search Press , and then press to highlight “NUMBER LIST”, and then press , and to move the highlighting to the item number list you want to select, and then press , and to move the highlighting to the item you want to select, and then press •...

  • Page 69: Using The Encyclopedia

    Looking Up Information in the Encyclopedia • You can use Headword Search and Image Search to look up information. • The following procedure explains how to perform a Headword Search. For information about performing an Image Search, see page 69. Press Check to make sure that “HEADWORD”...

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    , and move the highlighting to the term (headword) you want to select, and then press • This displays the result of the look-up. • If you are unsure of the spelling of a term, see page 46.

  • Page 71: Using Images To Find Information (image Search)

    Using Images to Find Information (Image Search) Press to highlight “SEARCH BY IMAGE”, and then press • This displays a list of items. , and to move the highlighting to the item you want to select, and then press • Here we will select “Technology”.

  • Page 72: Using The Multilingual Word And Phrasebank

    Looking Up the Equivalents of a Term in Six Languages You can use the procedure in this section to perform a Headword Search and then display the equivalent of the term in U.K. English, American English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian. The following example shows how to look up an American English term.

  • Page 73

    Input the term you want to look up. This example looks up “acceptable”. A list of hits continually updates as you input each letter of the term. , and to move the highlighting to the American English term (headword) you want to select, and then press •...

  • Page 74: Looking Up Phrases By Category (phrase Search)

    Looking Up Phrases by Category (Phrase Search) You can use Phrase Search to look up the equivalent of a phrase in U.K. English, American English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian. The following example shows how to look up an American English phrase.

  • Page 75

    , and move the highlighting to the item you want to select, and then press • Here we selected “Sport”. , and move the highlighting to the item you want to select, and then press • Here we selected “Can I go fi...

  • Page 76: Looking Up Phrases By Word (phrase Search)

    Looking Up Phrases by Word (Phrase Search) You can use Phrase Search to look up the equivalent of a phrase in U.K. English, American English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian. The following example shows how to look up an American English phrase.

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    Press • This displays a list of hits. , and move the highlighting to the phrase you want to select, and then press • This displays the equivalent phrases in all the available languages. You cannot input a wildcard character (?) or blank word character ( ✽ ) •...

  • Page 78: Reading A Term Or Phrase

    Reading a Term or Phrase You can use the following procedure to have the term or phrase produced by a search read by a simulated voice (Text Voice). • A Russian term or phrase cannot be read using this function. While the term or phrase screen is displayed, press •...

  • Page 79: The World Literature

    Reading a World Literature Work On the MENU screen, select “100 works of World Literature” (page 27). to move the highlighting to the search method you want, and then press • This displays a list of works. • If you selected “THE WORK DISPLAYED LAST TIME”, the literary work text appears instead of a list of works.

  • Page 80: The Remarkable Speeches And Words

    Listening to Remarkable English Speeches and Words On the MENU screen, select “Remarkable Speeches and Words Ver.3” (page 27). to move the highlighting to the item you want to select, and then press • This displays a list of speeches and words.

  • Page 81: Multiple Dictionary Search

    Multiple Dictionary Search You can enter a term and search dictionaries/modes for the term itself, or examples or phrases that use the term. • The maximum number of characters and other input restrictions are in accordance with same rules that apply for alphabetic character input (page 37).

  • Page 82: Searching For The Same Term In Multiple Dictionaries (headword Search)

    Searching for the Same Term in Multiple Dictionaries (Headword Search) Press Check to make sure that “HEADWORD” is highlighted. Input the term you want to search for. • A list of hits continually updates as you input each letter of the term.

  • Page 83: Searching The Examples And Phrases Of Multiple Dictionaries (example And Phrase Search)

    Searching the Examples and Phrases of Multiple Dictionaries (Example and Phrase Search) Press to highlight “EXAMPLE” for Example Search or “PHRASE” for Phrase Search. Input the words that should be included in the examples or phrases, and then press • Here we will use Example Search to search for the examples that contain “by the way”.

  • Page 84

    , and to highlight the example or phrase you want, and then press • Note that the input words for Example or Phrase Search cannot include the wildcard character (?) or blank word character ( ✽ ).

  • Page 85: Specifying The Dictionary Display Sequence For Lists Of Hits

    Specifying the Dictionary Display Sequence for Lists of Hits Use the procedure below to specify what order dictionaries should appear when displaying a list of hits for a Multiple Dictionary Search. Press and then press to move the cursor ( ● ) to “Priority Settings”...

  • Page 86: Useful Dictionary Functions

    Using the Pronunciation Feature The pronunciation feature uses the voice of a native speaker to read certain English terms and sentences, and certain French terms. In addition, you can have all terms, phrases, example sentences, and other text read using a simulated voice. Before Using the Pronunciation Feature You can use the electronic dictionary’s built-in speaker or the earphones that come with it to hear readings of terms, examples,...

  • Page 87

    ■ To use the earphones Connect the earphones to the electronic dictionary. • Make sure that you push the plug in as far as it will go. To use the earphones, slide the audio output switch on the side of the electronic dictionary to “PHONES”.

  • Page 88: Listening To Native Speaker Pronunciation

    This will sound the term or example that is to the right of, or below To exit pronunciation, press • For French terms, the approximately 13,000 native speaker pronunciations were recorded by CASIO. ■ When there is an English term displayed on a defi nition screen In all dictionaries (not only English dictionaries), you can hear the pronunciation of English terms on defi...

  • Page 89

    With some English dictionaries, you also can hear pronunciation by while a headword list/preview screen is displayed. pressing • The approximately 100,000 native speaker pronunciations were recorded by CASIO. • Proper pronunciation will not be produced for languages other than English. •...

  • Page 90: Listening To A Synthesized Voice Pronunciation

    Listening to a Synthesized Voice Pronunciation You can play the reading of terms, phrases, and examples of all built- in languages while a defi nition or comment screen is on the display. • Audio may not be available for certain dictionaries. •...

  • Page 91: Changing The Pronunciation Language Setting

    Changing the Pronunciation Language Setting You can use the procedure below to change the language setting of the pronunciation feature for the current mode, or to turn pronunciation off. The initial factory default setting is the default language for each mode. •...

  • Page 92: Using My Dictionary

    Using My Dictionary You can use “My Dictionary” to register the dictionaries/modes you most often use and other information for quick and easy recall whenever you need it. • You also can use “My Dictionary” to register text fi les you have added to Library.

  • Page 93

    • If you want to register a text fi le added to the Library to “My Dictionary”, press and then in step 1 of the above procedure. Then on the “Library” screen that appears, highlight the fi le you want to register. ■...

  • Page 94: Additional Search (split Screen Search)

    Additional Search (Split Screen Search) You can split the screen and create upper and lower panes when you want to search for an additional term while a defi nition or comment screen is on the display. • You can use Dictionary Guide Information (page 35) to view the dictionaries/modes that can be searched using this function.

  • Page 95

    to select the dictionary/mode you want. , and move the highlighting to the term you want to search for and then press • This will cause the defi nition of the term to appear in the lower pane of the split screen. •...

  • Page 96: Additional Search (narrow/specifi C Word Order Search)

    Additional Search (Narrow/ Specifi c Word Order Search) While a Phrase Search or Example Search list of hits is displayed, you can add search terms or specify the word order of the search in order to narrow down the number of hits produced by the search. •...

  • Page 97

    to move the cursor ( ● ) to the word order you want to use and then press • If you perform a Narrow/ Specifi c Word Order Search following a Multiple Dictionary Search, use move between dictionaries. You can select a dictionary by selecting its tab.

  • Page 98: Additional Search (spelling/original Form Search)

    Additional Search (Spelling/ Original Form Search) When you are performing a Headword Search in a dictionary that supports Spelling/Original Form Search, you can use the procedure in this section to look up a word when you are unsure of its spelling, or to look up the original form of a word when you only know its modifi...

  • Page 99: Performing Re-lookup Of A Recently Searched For Term (history Search)

    Performing Re-lookup of a Recently Searched for Term (History Search) Each time you look up a term, it is stored in history memory. You can view the current content of the history memory for a specifi c dictionary, or for all dictionaries. When you want to perform re-lookup of a term that you recently searched for, simply display the history list and select the term (History Search).

  • Page 100: Deleting History Memory Entries

    ■ To perform a History Search for all dictionaries Press , and then press The last term you searched for is highlighted on the list. Indicates the dictionary type. , and move the highlighting to the term you want to re-look up, and then press •...

  • Page 101

    Press One entry delete Dictionary-specific delete • Pressing in step 1 will display the history memory for all dictionaries. In this case, the screen that appears will show the message “Delete History of all modes”. cursor keys to move the cursor ( ● ) to the Use the delete type you want to perform and then press •...

  • Page 102: Looking Up A Term Used Within A Defi Nition Or Comment Screen (jump Search)

    Looking Up a Term Used within a Defi nition or Comment Screen (Jump Search) Use the following procedure when you want to use a term that appears within a defi nition or comment as the keyword for another search. You also can search for examples and phrases that use the term.

  • Page 103

    , and 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 suffi...

  • Page 104: Changing The Size Of Screen Characters (zoom)

    Changing the Size of Screen Characters (Zoom) You can perform a zoom operation to change the character size of on-screen text while a list screen, defi nition screen, or comment screen is on the display. ■ To change the screen character size While a list screen, defi...

  • Page 105: Vocabulary List

    Vocabulary List Vocabulary List lets you save headwords you want to remember. A marker feature lets you highlight words with one of three colours. You can even hide highlighted words, if you like. • You can create up to six different Vocabulary Lists, and each list can contain up to 300 headwords.

  • Page 106

    , and to move the cursor to the highlighting end point. • Text is highlighted as the cursor passes over it. After highlighting all the text you want, press • This applies the highlighting and causes the cursor to change to green (indicating it is ready to select another start point).

  • Page 107: Unhighlighting Text

    Unhighlighting Text On the headword screen that contains the text you want to unhighlight, press • Alternatively, you could select the <Marker> soft icon instead. • For information about displaying the headword screen that contains the text you want to unhighlight, see the procedure under “Viewing, Selecting, and Deleting a Saved Headword”...

  • Page 108: Viewing, Selecting, And Deleting A Saved Headword

    Viewing, Selecting, and Deleting a Saved Headword You can confi gure settings that control what appears on the screen when you view a Vocabulary List. You can use these settings to refi ne the headwords that appear, to hide words that are highlighted with a specifi c colour, or to confi gure other settings to help make your study and practice more effi...

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    Refine Hide Displays all saved Displays highlighted text. headwords. Displays only Hides text highlighted headwords highlighted with magenta. with magenta. Displays only Hides text highlighted headwords highlighted with yellow. with yellow. Displays only Hides text highlighted headwords with cyan. highlighted with cyan. Displays only Hides all highlighted headwords that have...

  • Page 110

    After confi guring settings, use to select the Vocabulary List you want to view and then press • This displays a saved headword index screen. Dictionary name Sequential number of currently selected headwords/Total number of headwords registered in current Vocabulary List Marker colour Headword Tick...

  • Page 111

    Function Operation Deleting a single 1. Select the headword you want to delete and headword then press 2. On the delete method selection screen that appears, select “Delete the selected data (1)” and then press Deleting only headwords 1. Press with ticks from the 2.

  • Page 112: Changing The Name Of A Vocabulary List

    Changing the Name of a Vocabulary List Press and then • You also can display the menu of Vocabulary Lists by selecting “Vocabulary List” on the MENU screen. (page 27) to select “Rename” and then press • This displays a Vocabulary List index. to select the Vocabulary List you want to rename and then press...

  • Page 113: Using Library

    Using Library What is Library? Library works in conjunction with a computer and memory card to expand the function of your electronic dictionary. Initially, Library is empty when you fi rst purchase your electronic dictionary. You can use your electronic dictionary to store text for later viewing, or to view images stored on a memory card.

  • Page 114: Getting Ready To Use Library

    • Proper operation is not guaranteed on a computer whose operating system has been upgraded to Windows 2000 Professional, XP Home Edition, XP Professional, Windows Vista, or Windows 7. • Visit the site at the URL below for the latest news about software. http://casioindiacompany.com/cic/index.php Getting Ready to Use Library ■...

  • Page 115: Using Photo Data

    Using Photo Data You can view images (JPEG format) stored on a microSD memory card on the electronic dictionary’s display. You also can use photo data on the electronic dictionary’s MENU screen and power off screen. Always be sure to save photo data on your computer, etc. Electrostatic charge, impact to the memory card, misuse of a memory card, or other problems can cause photo data on a memory card to be deleted or corrupted, making it unreadable.

  • Page 116

    This will display an index of photo data stored on the microSD memory card. • A Library control folder (CASIO) and fi les will be created on the memory card automatically. If the photo data is inside a folder, use...

  • Page 117

    ■ Assigning and Deleting Photo Data You can assign photo data to category icons on the MENU screen, and to the power off screen. Display the photo data you want to assign, and then select the <Scr. Reg.> soft icon. •...

  • Page 118: Using A Microsd Memory Card

    Using a microSD Memory Card Commercially available microSD memory cards and microSDHC memory cards can be used to expand the storage capacity of your electronic dictionary. Warning Keep microSD memory cards out of the reach of small children. Should a child accidentally swallow a card, contact your physician immediately.

  • Page 119

    Important! • Use only a microSD memory card or microSDHC memory card. Proper operation is not guaranteed when any other type of memory card is used. • Never do any of the following whenever the microSD memory card is being accessed. - Do not remove the microSD memory card.

  • Page 120

    • Should water or any foreign matter ever get into the microSD memory card slot, immediately turn off the electronic dictionary, remove its batteries, and contact your original retailer or nearest CASIO service centre. • Never remove the microSD memory card while it is being accessed.

  • Page 121: Using The Calculator

    Using the Calculator The calculator can perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, as well as constant and memory calculations. On the MENU screen, select “Calculator” (page 27). • This displays the calculator screen. Perform the operations described on the next page. •...

  • Page 122: Basic Arithmetic Calculations

    Basic Arithmetic Calculations Press to clear the calculator before starting. In the following examples, press , or to input the corresponding arithmetic operator. Example Key Operation Display 53 + 123 – 63 = 113 176. 113. 963 × (23 – 56) = – 31779 –...

  • Page 123: Memory Calculations

    Memory Calculations You can use the following keys to perform memory calculations. • : Adds a value to independent memory. • : Subtracts a value from independent memory. • : Displays the value currently in independent memory. • : Clears independent memory content. Example Key Operation Display...

  • Page 124: Error ("e") Display

    ■ To correct an arithmetic operator ( ) input error Simply input the correct operator. ■ To clear the calculator Press • This clears everything except for independent memory. Error (“E”) Display Any of the following causes an error to occur, which is indicated by “E” appearing on the display.

  • Page 125: Confi Guring Electronic Dictionary Settings

    Changing Settings You can confi gure various settings to tailor operation of your electronic dictionary to your needs. The settings that can be confi gured are described below. • Initial default settings are shown underlined and in bold. ■ Confi guration Item Settings Description...

  • Page 126: Changing Settings

    ■ LCD Settings Item Description Brightness Setting Display brightness adjustment (See below.) Illumination Duration Setting Illumination duration (30 Sec, 1 Min, 3 Min) ■ Pronunciation Settings Item Description Pronunciation Speed Sets the native speaker pronunciation and synthesized voice pronunciation speed to one of fi...

  • Page 127

    to select “Brightness Setting” and then press to select the brightness setting you want and then press Confi guring Bookmark Settings You can insert bookmarks into “100 works of World Literature” or a text fi le for easy reference to the bookmarked location whenever you need it.

  • Page 128: Copyrights

    The dictionaries contained in your electronic dictionary are digital renditions based upon the print versions of dictionaries published by each applicable publishing company. CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no liability for any losses suffered due to errors, omissions, or improper usage contained in the dictionary data.

  • Page 129

    Oxford Dictionary of English Oxford Dictionary of English <Oxford University Press> About 355,000 words, phrases and defi nitions (About 12,000 encyclopedic entries) © Oxford University Press 2003 English-English Dictionary Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, 8th edition <Oxford University Press> About 184,500 words, phrases and meanings About 800 illustrations ©...

  • Page 130

    English idiom dictionary Oxford Idioms Dictionary for Learners of English <Oxford University Press> More than 10,000 idioms 50 illustrations © Oxford University Press 2001 and 2006 English phrasal verb dictionary Oxford Phrasal Verbs Dictionary for learners of English <Oxford University Press> Over 6,000 common British and American phrasal verbs ©...

  • Page 131

    Business English dictionary Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English <Oxford University Press> More than 30,000 words, phrases and meanings from a wide variety of business areas 40 illustrations © Oxford University Press 2005 British and American culture guide Oxford Guide to British and American Culture <Oxford University Press>...

  • Page 132

    World Literature 100 works of World Literature 100 works Remarkable Speeches and Words Remarkable Speeches and Words Ver.3 <TAISHUKAN Publishing Co., Ltd.> 15 entries ©MATSUMURA Ken’ichi and Taishukan, 2007-2009 Audio : Barack Obama’s victory speech on Nov.4, 2008 ©ITN Source 2009...

  • Page 133: Reference

    Error code 01 The electronic dictionary was subjected to Error code 02 electrostatic charge or strong impact. Contact your nearest CASIO service centre. No card There is no microSD memory card inserted or the card that is inserted is not inserted correctly.

  • Page 134

    Make sure the USB cable is connected correctly and perform data communication again. If the same message appears, contact your nearest CASIO service centre. Format of the memory The microSD memory card is formatted for a card is different device or there is something wrong with not compatible or the the card.

  • Page 135: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting When any of the following problems occurs, take the specifi ed action. Symptom Cause Action Page Cannot turn on Low battery Replace batteries. power. power Power turns off Auto Power Off Turn power back when I do not perform any Low battery Replace batteries.

  • Page 136

    Symptom Cause Action Page Auto Power Off Auto Power Off Check Auto Power does not work. trigger time is too Off settings. long. The display Low battery Replace batteries. suddenly goes power blank. Screen does not light up or fl ickers. Display The Battery Setting screen...

  • Page 137

    Symptom Cause Action Page Speaker output Low volume Adjust the volume is inaudible. setting level. Audio output Slide the audio switch set to output switch to “PHONES”. “SPEAKER”. Inaudible Low volume Adjust the volume earphone setting level. output Audio output Slide the audio switch set to output switch to...

  • Page 138: Resetting The Electronic Dictionary

    Resetting the Electronic Dictionary Strong electrostatic charge can cause abnormal electronic dictionary operation or lockup. If this happens, you need to reset your electronic diction ary. ■ Caution! Note the following very important information about the reset operation. • Be sure to turn off power before performing the reset operation. Resetting without turning off power can cause history data and settings to be deleted.

  • Page 139

    Open the cover of your electronic dictionary as shown in the illustration. • This will cause the Battery Setting screen to appear. Follow the instructions that appear on the display to confi gure settings. • For details, see the steps starting from step 5 under “Loading Batteries for the First Time”.

  • Page 140: Replacing Batteries

    Replacing Batteries Replace batteries as soon as possible after the message “The batteries are low.” appears on the display. You should replace batteries at least once a year, even if this message does not appear. Nickel-metal hydride batteries (rechargeable batteries) in particular can deteriorate when left in the electronic dictionary when you are not using it for long periods.

  • Page 141

    • Never mix old batteries with new ones. • Do not expose batteries to direct heat, let them become shorted, or try to take them apart. • Never leave dead batteries in the battery compartment. • Remove the batteries if you do not plan to use your electronic dictionary for a long time.

  • Page 142

    Replacing Batteries Prepare two new AA-size alkaline batteries or two fully charged AA-size rechargeable batteries. Press the key to turn off power. While pressing at the two points on the battery cover as shown in the illustration, slide the cover in the direction indicated by the arrow and remove it.

  • Page 143

    Open the cover of your electronic dictionary. • This will cause the Battery Setting screen to appear. Follow the instructions that appear on the display to confi gure settings. • For details, see the steps starting from step 5 under “Loading Batteries for the First Time”.

  • Page 144: Supplying Power From A Computer

    Supplying Power from a Computer Your electronic dictionary can run on power it draws over the USB cable when connected to a computer (USB power). USB Power Precautions • Load batteries into the electronic dictionary that still have suffi cient charge.

  • Page 145

    Turn on the electronic dictionary. • This will start power supply from the computer to electronic dictionary. • If you turn on the electronic dictionary while there are no batteries loaded in it or if the batteries that are loaded are low, the electronic dictionary will reset and display the “Battery Setting”...

  • Page 146: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations • Content: See page 126 for information about dictionaries. • Display: 528 x 320-dot TFT colour LCD • Calculator: 12 digits; arithmetic calculations; arithmetic constant calculations; independent memory calculations; mixed calculations • Decimal point: Full fl oating • Constant display of memory content •...

  • Page 147

    PowerTTS by HCI Lab. Co., Ltd. of the Republic of Korea. No guarantees are made concerning the correctness and/or appropriateness of the readings produced by this system. CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. and the holders of the rights of each reading system assume no responsibility for any damages, lost profi...

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  • Page 152: General Guide

    ■ General Guide Mode key Character keys Role of the key Turns power on and off. (page 26) Each press of a mode key displays the initial screen of the Example: dictionary marked above it. If a key is marked with two dictionary names, each press of the key toggles between them.

  • Page 153

    Role of the key Press when the icon is on a dictionary screen to look up phrases. (page 44) Use these keys to scroll the screen content up and down. (page 30) To jump to the defi nition of the term before the one you are viewing, press and then .

  • Page 154

    Role of the key Press this key to hear a native speaker reading of a term. (page 86) To hear a simulated human voice reading of a term, press and then this key. (page 88) Press this key to highlight text on a defi nition screen with a marker.

  • Page 155

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