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To select a headword or screen item
1
step-by-step through a series of titles
Enter the characters you want to fi nd. On
With some dictionaries, you need to perform
the list that appears, touch the term or
successive select and execute (by pressing
screen item you want.
This highlights the term or item.
information you need.
2
Touch the highlighted term or item again.
Example: To look up an English conversation
This displays the defi nition or explanation in the
expression (
case of a term, or the next screen in the case of
After displaying the
a screen item.
initial
You also could touch the
(Translate/
/
Select) Quick Palette button instead of the term
the following: A
or item.
Finding Information in a Dictionary
Circumstance)
There are fi ve basic patterns for term searches.
(Daily Life Expressions)
(Pattern 1): Entering the fi rst few
A
1
This will bring you to a screen that displays the
characters of the term you want to fi nd
English expression for the Japanese
(Pattern 2): Entering the term you want
2
to fi nd and then pressing
.
Morning).
3
(Pattern 3): Searching step-by-step
through a series of titles
multiple conditions
(Pattern 4): Specifying multiple
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conditions
With this type of search, you can input multiple
(Pattern 5): Touching a screen item
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keywords, terms, or other conditions.
Example: Looking up the kanji
For details about the search patterns of each
(Japanese Kanji Dictionary)
dictionary, see the
(Dictionary List)
The kanji
chapter in the
(User's Guide).
strokes. This information can be used to look up the kanji.
(Pattern 1): Entering the
1
1
Select
fi rst few characters of the term you
want to fi nd
(Single Kanji
The displayed list of search results changes as you
Reading/Number
enter characters of the term you want to fi nd.
of Stroke Search)
Example: To look up the meaning of fi ne (
and then press
)
If a selection item has a letter at the beginning,
you can press the corresponding letter key to
1
Use
and
to select
execute the selection directly. In case of the
(Headword Search).
above, for example, you could simply press
2
2
Enter the term you
Use
want.
highlighting to the
As you enter each
Reading) column, enter
character, the list of
then press
terms on the main
This displays a list of applicable radicals.
panel is updated
3
Use
accordingly.
then press
When entering a
headword, you can
4
Use
use the following wildcard characters.
highlighting to
then enter 7.
Character
Represents
Use the top row of keyboard keys to enter
?
A single unknown character
numbers.
~
A series of multiple unknown characters of
5
Press
unknown length
This displays a list of kanji characters that
3
satisfy the conditions.
Use
and
to move the highlighting to
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a term and then press
.
Use
This displays the defi nition screen.
then press
This displays an explanation of the term.
2
(Pattern 2): Entering a
term and then pressing
screen item
Enter the entire term you want to fi nd and then
press
.
You can perform a search simply by touching some
Example: To fi nd the phrases that use the words
screen items on the main panel screen with the stylus.
"get" and "to" (
)
Example: To look up
After displaying the
1
Use
and
to select
(Phrase
initial screen, touch
Search).
the following items on
Select
(Example Search) to search for
the screen:
an example.
(Map Search) (twice)
2
Enter the term.
When inputting multiple words, separate them
World Heritage Sites)
(twice)
using the ampersand character (&), not spaces.
Example: get to
get&to
This will cause an
3
Press
.
explanation of
This displays a list
(Shirakawagoh)
of all phrases that
appear on
contain the terms.
panel. (Depending on
the dictionary or search
method, the explanation
screen may not appear
4
on the sub panel.)
Use
and
to move the highlighting to
Next, pressing
a phrase and then press
.
of
This displays the detailed information screen.
panel.
(Pattern 3): Searching
Other Searches
3
Jump Search
You can use jump search to jump to another
location in the same dictionary or to another
) operations until you arrive at the
dictionary.
To jump within the same dictionary
1
)
When search
results show items
with a large arrow
(
) or small
screen, select
arrow (
symbol, press
(Search by
.
A
The
character or word on the screen becomes
A
(At home)
highlighted, indicating it is the search target.
(Morning).
In the case of Japanese, the jump target is a
single character. For English, it is a word.
(Good
2
Use the arrow keys to move the highlighting
to an item to the right of a jump symbol
(Pattern 4): Specifying
4
(
or
Instead of the above procedure, you also can
perform the jump by touching the term to the
right of the arrow symbol.
To jump to another dictionary
in
1
While the results of a search are displayed,
has the radical
(
), and a total of 7
press
2
After using the
arrow keys to move
/
the highlighting to
the term you want
to look up, touch
the sub panel
(Select) button or
.
the Quick Palette
icon.
This displays a dictionary menu.
3
.
Use
and
then press
,
,
and
to move the
This displays a list of candidates.
(Radical
4
(heart), and
Use
and
.
the item you want and then press
to jump.
After pressing
,
,
and
to select
and
character or term or dragging the stylus across
.
multiple characters or terms will search for the
,
,
and
to move the
headwords that match the select character(s)
or word(s). If you select multiple words for an
(Total Strokes) and
example/idiom search jump, only the fi rst words
you select will be searched for.
To use the Mini Dictionary to look up a term
1
While a search result screen is displayed,
.
press
2
After using the arrow keys to move the
,
,
and
to select
and
highlighting to the term you want to look
up, touch the sub panel
.
Dictionary) button or Quick Palette
(Mini Dictionary) icon.
5
(Pattern 5): Touching a
The Mini Dictionary appears on the sub panel (or
main panel).
While the Mini Dictionary is displayed, tapping
a single character or term or dragging the stylus
across multiple characters or terms on the main
(
)
panel will search for the headwords that match
the select character(s) or word(s).
To close the Mini Dictionary, press
Simple Search
Simple Search lets you input hiragana or alphabetic
text to search multiple dictionaries for terms.
In the case of models that use special characters,
(Main
tabs for those characters appear on the search
screen in addition to
(Japan)
(Alphabet). For example, the German-
(Shirakawagoh)
language model (XD-D7100), has a
tab and the Chinese-language model (XD-D7300)
has a
to
select the tab for the type of text you want to input.
the sub
will cause an explanation
to appear on the main
(Shirakawagoh)
1
Press
.
2
Use
to select
(Japanese)
to search using
hiragana or
(alphabet) to search
using alphabetic
characters.
3
On the search screen that appears, enter a
) jump
term.
Terms starting with the characters you have
entered appear in a list on the display.
indicator appears and the fi rst
Each term also includes an indicator showing
its dictionary.
4
Use
and
to move the highlighting to
a dictionary and term combination and then
press
.
Useful Functions
) and then press
to jump.
Powerful features and functions help make
dictionary look ups quicker and easier.
Viewing Phrases and Compound
Expressions
(
or
.
indicates there
is phrase and/or
compound expression
information available.
On the sub panel,
touch
to
display it.
On the main panel, touch the phrase or compound
expression you want to view and then touch the
Quick Palette button. This displays the
meaning of the phrase or compound expression
that you selected.
to select a dictionary and
.
Viewing Compound Terms
indicates there
to move the highlighting to
is compound term
information available.
On the sub panel,
in step 1, tapping a single
touch
to display
it.
On the main panel,
touch the compound term you want to view and
then touch the
displays the meaning of the compound term that
you selected.
Viewing Examples or Explanations
.
or
indicates there is
example information
(Mini
or an explanation
available. On the sub
panel, touch
to display it. Use the
arrow keys to move the
highlighting to the icon you want to view and then
touch the
Quick Palette button. This
displays the example or explanation.
Pronunciation
.
Your electronic dictionary can produce native
speaker pronunciations and simulated voice
readings of terms and examples.
To use the built-in speaker
On the side of the
(Hiragana) and
electronic dictionary,
slide the pronunciation
(German)
output switch to
SPEAKER.
(Pinyin Chinese) tab. You can
To use earphones
1
On the side of the
electronic dictionary,
slide the pronunciation
output switch to
PHONES.
2
Connect the supplied
earphones to the
terminal on the left
side of the electronic
dictionary.
Use only the supplied
earphones.
To adjust the volume
1
While any screen is
displayed, press
.
This causes the
(Volume Setting) screen
to appear.
2
Use the
(increase volume) and
(decrease volume) arrow keys
to adjust the volume level.
3
Press
.
While the
icon is highlighted or while the
term you want to have read is selected, you can
adjust the audio volume by touching + or –
on the sub panel.
While audio output is in progress, you can
adjust its volume by pressing
Using TRUE VOICE
®
for Native
Speaker Pronunciation
TRUE VOICE
®
capabilities let you hear native
speaker pronunciations of terms and examples.
Playing TRUE VOICE
®
Pronunciation
while a Defi nition Screen is Displayed
Use the following steps to listen to a TRUE VOICE
pronunciation of an item that has a
to it.
1
Press
.
The
icon
becomes
highlighted and
appears
on the display.
2
Press
.
This plays the pronunciation of the item next to
or below the highlighted
If there are multiple
icons, use
to select one.
Instead of the above procedure, you also can
Quick Palette button. This
play the pronunciation by touching the
icon.
3
After you are fi nished using TRUE VOICE
press
so
disappears from
the display.
®
Playing TRUE VOICE
Pronunciation
while an English Term is Displayed
Use the following steps to listen to a TRUE VOICE
pronunciation of an English term.
1
Press
.
and
appear on the
display.
2
Use the arrow keys to move the highlighting
to an English term.
You also can highlight the English term by
touching it with the stylus.
3
Press
.
If there is only one pronunciation, it plays
immediately.
If there are multiple pronunciations, a list of
candidates appears. If this happens, move the
highlighting to the term whose pronunciation
Pronunciation
Pronunciation
output switch
output switch
you want to hear and then press
If native speaker pronunciation is not available,
a message appears asking if you want to hear a
simulated voice reading.
4
After you are fi nished, press
Note that pronunciation may not be correct if a
non-English term is selected.
Pronunciation may not be correct in cases that
two terms have the same spelling but different
pronunciations.
Synthesized Voice Readings
A synthesized voice can be used to check the
readings of terms in seven languages: English,
Spanish, German, French, Italian, Chinese, and
Korean.
Some dictionaries/modes do not support synthetic
voice readings.
Chinese reading can be selected for a Chinese
model electronic dictionary and Korean for a
Korean model electronic dictionary only. For other
models, these languages can be selected after the
applicable optional content is installed.
For Chinese, pinyin and alphabetic terms, and some
kanji terms cannot be read by the synthetic voice.
For Korean, only hangul terms can be read.
To play readings on a defi nition and
explanation screen
1
Press
and
then
.
appears
and the fi rst term
or example that
can be read by
the synthesized
or
.
voice becomes
highlighted on the
display.
2
Use
and
to move the highlighting to
the term, phrase, or example you want to
have read.
Instead of using the arrow keys, you also can
highlight the term, phrase, or example by
touching it with the stylus.
®
3
icon next
Press
to produce the reading of the
term or example.
4
After you are fi nished, press
Confi guring Audio Settings
Use the procedures below to confi gure audio
settings.
To display the
(Audio Settings)
Screen
1
Press
and then
icon.
.
and
2
Use the arrow keys
to select
and
then press
.
This displays the
settings screen. Use
and
to select the
®
,
setting you want to change and then press
. This displays the applicable setting
screen.
To adjust the reading speed
Use
and
to select a speed and then press
.
®
You can select one of the fi ve following settings.
Percents indicate the approximate difference from
standard (100%).
(130%),
(120%),
(100%) ,
(85%),
(75%).
To specify the pronunciation language
Use the arrow keys to select a language setting
and then press
.
This will change the pronunciation setting of
only the dictionary that was selected when you
performed the procedure under To display the
(Audio Settings) Screen .
To adjust the reading volume level
Use
and
to select a volume level and then
press
.
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.
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