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Python module for NAVER English-Korean and Korean-English dictionaries

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Python package for NAVER English-Korean and Korean-English dictionaries


Search of both English-Korean and Korean-English dictionaries is provided.


Ndic works by crawling the web To crawl, it uses Requests and BeautifulSoup.

Therefore, you should use it in Internet Environments.

Ndic supports Python 2.6–2.7 & 3.3–3.5 because Requests officially supports these versions.


Install via pip:

$ pip install ndic


The usage is very simple.

>>> import ndic

Entering an English word as the function argument will return the corresponding Korean word(s).


Conversely, entering a Korean word as the function argument will return the corresponding English word(s).


Phrases or words may also be searched.

>>>'in order to')
'(목적) 위하여'

Entering a nonexistent word as the function argument will return the empty string.


If your network connection is lost, you will get below error message.

NdicConnectionError: Network connection is lost. Please check the connection to the Internet.

Command Line Interface

Furthermore, Ndic supports CLI(Command Line System). So you can use it in command line and get the return value of Ndic in terminals. It works by Click.

$ ndic love
(특히 가족・친구에 대한) 사랑

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