Synopses & Reviews
The Tuttle Pocket Japanese Dictionary is the most up-to-date portable dictionary available. It is bidirectional with approximately 18,000 entries. The layout is extremely user-friendly, featuring easy-to-read headwords in blue to ensure that entries can be located with ease. Useful information and a brief introduction to Japanese usage and grammar are also included.
This pocket dictionary contains virtually all the words and phrases commonly used in modern, spoken Japanese. No comparable work offers as much reliable, practical, and up-to-date information.
A bi-directional dictionary with approximately 15,000 entries
About the Author
Samuel E. Martin received his undergraduate and master's degree in Oriental languages from the University of California at Berkeley and his Ph.D. in linguistics from Yale University. At Yale he has served as chairman of the Department of East and South Asian Languages and Literatures, and the Department of Linguistics. He is the author of numerous books and papers on Japanese and Korean, including the definitive A Reference Grammar of Japanese and A Reference Grammar of Korean.