How To Use Rikaichan

  • Click the Tools menu, Extension, then double-click on rikaichan.
Popup dictionary:
  • Press the hotkey (default: alt + insert).
  • Move the mouse pointer to the first character of the word you want to lookup.
  • Press the shift or enter key to toggle between the word, kanji and names dictionary.
Manual lookup:
  • Press the hotkey (default: alt + delete).
  • If you highlighted a word before pressing the hotkey, it will automatically be used.
  • Press the enter key again after the J/E entries are displayed to show the entries in the names dictionary.
  • To close, press esc.
How to read the kanji display:

For even more information, please see the documentation for KANJIDIC.