Casio EX-Word Dataplus 5 XD-A9800 Contents

5 Jun

I wanted to know what all I had on my new electronic dictionary, but since it’s all in Japanese I was having trouble keeping track of what was what. I decided to make a reference chart for myself, and I’d like it to be available to others with similar problems. So here is a ridiculously detailed list of contents (in English and Japanese) for the Casio EX-Word Dataplus 5 XD-A9800. It is a Google Document and should be accessible to anyone.

EDIT: I wrote a tutorial for those of you who are trying to figure out how to use it. You can find it here.

Hope this is helpful to someone out there 🙂


19 Responses to “Casio EX-Word Dataplus 5 XD-A9800 Contents”

  1. Rachel August 25, 2010 at 3:53 am #

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  2. Seva December 6, 2010 at 2:44 pm #

    Very helpful, thanks!
    By any chance, can you figure out what is the layout button for and how to use it?

    • ixregardo December 7, 2010 at 5:22 am #

      Hi! I’m glad I could help someone out 🙂
      If you hit shift and then hit the layout button it changes the way the text is displayed in certain places–so if you’re looking at a dictionary entry, it will space the text differently or get rid of the lines. Also, if you’re reading one of the e-books that’s on there, you can switch which direction the text goes from (up-down to left-right, etc.)
      Enjoy your dictionary :3

      • Seva December 7, 2010 at 12:31 pm #

        Thank you so much! I bought this dictionary only a few weeks ago, so I’m not really familiar with it yet… Thank you for your help! :3

    • Diane January 27, 2011 at 8:11 pm #

      Hi, Seva! I wanted to let you know I posted a tutorial for our dictionary, so if you’re still confused about how to use it, this might be of help:

  3. Maria January 15, 2011 at 12:33 am #

    Just came across your site today. Thank you so much for that chart! I’d managed to translate the buttons on the dictionary itself, but was dreading having to dig down through the menus. I really appreciate you sharing your work!

  4. chris January 27, 2011 at 12:32 am #

    i just got the casio ex a9800 two weeks ago. thanks for the list. it’s really helpful.
    but, i’m still not sure how to use the denshi jisho. is there a manual in english on the net at all?
    i’m using it mainly to translate japanese into english and to look up the kanji.

  5. tim_c August 15, 2012 at 4:51 am #

    Thanks so much for this! Was thinking of returning the thing because I was so confused. This really helped set me on the right path.

    love from Tokyo,

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  7. pleinair December 2, 2014 at 1:17 pm #

    Hi. I have the exact same model, but i wanted to ask something general about denshi jishos, when i bought it some of my japanese learning friends told me that i can add some dictionaries to it with its data cable or with an sd card. Do you know anything like that? Thanks.

    • Diane December 2, 2014 at 11:08 pm #

      I’m sorry, I don’t know anything about that at all! 😦

      On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 5:17 AM, Girl in Japan wrote:


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  9. Anonymous August 23, 2015 at 9:07 am #

    Thanks a lot for this great tutorial!
    I just wanted to know one more thing.
    I am not so good with kanji yet so is there any way I can see furigana in this dictionary?

    • Diane August 23, 2015 at 8:17 pm #

      I’m afraid I haven’t found a furigana option for the dictionaries themselves, but I believe the Quick Search option will give you the kana reading on any kanji (don’t have my dictionary on hand to check).


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