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Regularization for variant characters(Oct 16, 2017)


Oct 16, 2017

To improve search capabilities, 163 instances of variant(itaiji 異体字), traditional (seiji 正字) characters can now also be searched for using the regular modern forms of those characters (jōyō kanji 常用漢字).

*List of regularized characters (PDF)

-modern form 医 and traditional form醫
When a search is performed using the compound 医療 (iryō), the system now also displays entries that include the equivalent term written using the traditional character 醫療.