DDB (Digital Dictionary of Buddhism) and CJKV-E (Classical Chinese) are collaborative works edited by Charles Muller. DDB Access gives access to DDB and CJKV-E from your Android device.
DDB Access is a free application. Any user may access the dictionary by entering "guest" as the username with no password. This will allow a total of 10 searches in each of the DDB and CJKV-E dictionaries in a 24-hour period.
Contributors can get free unlimited access by submitting a 350+ word entry as specified at http://www.buddhism-dict.net/contribute.html
DDB and CJKV-E are primarily resources for scholars. Contributors are required to have completed a graduate degree to at least the equivalent of the M.A. level in graduate school program at a fully accredited university, where one has received direct formal training in the reading of classical East Asian Buddhist texts.
- Search dictionaries by Chinese or by translation.
- Clipboard reader: copy a full text and get all words with one click.
- User chooses to show pronunciations in Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese.
- Landscape mode most effective for tablets.
Michael Beddow developed and steadfastly maintained the DDB/CJKV-E servers for about two decades. Paul Hackett has now taken this responsibility.
In DDB Access 2020.10- Besides recognizing the correspondence between simplified and traditional variants, this version also recognizes multiple traditional variants. For instance, searching/parsing 真 will show both 真 and 眞, according to what is present in selected dictionaries. Or it will recognize equally well 為/爲 or 眾/衆.