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"The Japanese government may someday recognizeand#8212; as it ought toand#8212;Tuttle's contribution to creating an intelligent interest in Japan among the Englishand#8211;reading public, and deepening understanding of Japanese overseas."and#8212;andlt;iandgt;Hokubei Mainichiandlt;/iandgt; (San Francisco)andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Awarded the 1969 Prize for the Society of the Promotion of International Cultural Relations, this is the most comprehensive Japanese dictionary of its kind. Containing Japaneseand@8211;English and Englishand#8211;Japanese sections, it is an essential reference tool for serious students studying the Japanese language or for businesspeople and tourists wishing to learn Japanese before they travel.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Special features include:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Lists over 5,000 carefully selected characters with their 10,000+ current readings and almost 70,000 compounds in current use, al with concise English definitions.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Scientifically arranged by a logical extension of the traditional radical system so as to make the finding of a given character almost fooland#8211;proof, saving hours of time.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Makes provision for quickly finding characters either in their traditional or their modern and often greatly altered forms, thus serving for both prewar and postwar literature.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Includes 14 valuable appendices giving (1) instructions for the most efficient use of the dictionary, (2) discussions of the written language in general and particularly of its recent and farand#8211;reaching official modifications, and (3) much helpful information that readers in East Asian fields have heretofore had to search for in many different places.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Contains an andlt;iandgt;onand#8211;kunandlt;/iandgt; index which makes it not only a reader's dictionary but also a andlt;iandgt;writer'sandlt;/iandgt; dictionary.andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Synopsis:

Includes 5,000 carefully selected characters, with their approximately 10,000 current readings and almost 70,000 compounds.

Synopsis:

This dictionary lists about 5,000 carefully selected characters in their 10,000-odd current readings and almost 70,000 compounds in current use, all with concise English definitions. The entries have also been scientifically arranged by a logical extension of the traditional radical system to make finding any given character almost foolproof, saving hours of time.

Awarded the 1969 Prize for the Society of the Promotion of International Cultural Relations, this is the most comprehensive dictionary of its kind.

Synopsis:

This dictionary lists about 5,000 carefully selected characters in their 10,000-odd current readings and almost 70,000 compounds in current use, all with concise English definitions. The entries have also been scientifically arranged by a logical extension of the traditional radical system to make finding any given character almost foolproof, saving hours of time.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Awarded the 1969 Prize for the Society of the Promotion of International Cultural Relations, this is the most comprehensive dictionary of its kind.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Andrew M. Nelsonandlt;/bandgt; received his Ph.D from the University of Washington, where he majored in Far East studies and education. As a missionary to Asia, he was prominent in advancing education and language training.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804819657
Author:
Nelson, Andrew N.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
Japanese
Subject:
English
Subject:
Japanese language
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
General Foreign Language Study
Subject:
Japanese language -- English.
Subject:
Chinese characters - Japanese
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Japanese to english; english japanese; japanese dictionary; learn japanese; kanji;
Subject:
Japanese to english; english japanese; japanese dictionary; learn japanese; kanji; kanji dictionary; kanji book; japanese book
Subject:
Japanese; japanese language; japanese dictionary; learn japanese; japanese reference; romaji; learning japanese
Subject:
japanese language; Japanese to english; english japanese; japanese dictionary; learn japanese; kanji; kanji dictionary; kanji book; japanese books
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20040331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
almost 70,000 compounds
Pages:
1112
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 49 oz

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Includes 5,000 carefully selected characters, with their approximately 10,000 current readings and almost 70,000 compounds.
"Synopsis" by , This dictionary lists about 5,000 carefully selected characters in their 10,000-odd current readings and almost 70,000 compounds in current use, all with concise English definitions. The entries have also been scientifically arranged by a logical extension of the traditional radical system to make finding any given character almost foolproof, saving hours of time.

Awarded the 1969 Prize for the Society of the Promotion of International Cultural Relations, this is the most comprehensive dictionary of its kind.

"Synopsis" by , This dictionary lists about 5,000 carefully selected characters in their 10,000-odd current readings and almost 70,000 compounds in current use, all with concise English definitions. The entries have also been scientifically arranged by a logical extension of the traditional radical system to make finding any given character almost foolproof, saving hours of time.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Awarded the 1969 Prize for the Society of the Promotion of International Cultural Relations, this is the most comprehensive dictionary of its kind.
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