Dictionary Search

Search and display entries in the Standard Legal Terms Dictionary by entering a legal term or translation that appears in the dictionary (keyword) or by selecting the kana or letter with which it begins.
The Law Translation Guidelines are now available for download here.

Search by Keyword Search by Word Download Change history

Standard Legal Terms Dictionary
(Latest version, March 2019, v14.0: PDF)
Standard Legal Terms Dictionary
(Old versions)
Standard Legal Terms Dictionary (in list form)
(Latest version v14.0)
You can download DTD from here.

Dictionary entries in the downloadable, list-form version of the Standard Legal Terms Dictionary are organized in the following order: entry (headword), reading, translation number, translation, standards for using different translations, example of use in Japanese, example of use in English, example source, and notes (derivatives, etc.)
Please see this link for the revision history of the Standard Legal Terms Dictionary.

Get Adobe Reader Parts of this site use PDF files.
Users in need of PDF viewer software can download Adobe Reader from the link to the left.