Look up words quickly and easily with this great Japanese dictionary. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Japan Pocket Japanese Dictionary is an essential tool for communicating in Japanese. It features all the essential Japanese vocabulary appropriate for beginning to intermediate students.
This volume presents a comprehensive survey of Japanese syntax from these three research strands, namely studies based on the traditional research methods developed in Japan, those from broader functional perspectives, and those couched in the generative linguistics framework. The twenty-four studies contained in this volume are characterized by a detailed analysis of a grammatical phenomenon with broader implications to general linguistics, making the volume attractive to both specialists of Japanese and those interested in learning about the impact of Japanese syntax to the general study of language.
This book consists of fourteen chapters covering the phonology, morphology, the writing system, grammatical constructions, and discourse and pragmatic phenomena of Japanese. It provides researchers with a useful typological reference and students of Japanese with a theory-neutral introduction to current linguistic research issues.
Essential Japanese Kanji Volume 1 presents the 250 kanji characters that are most frequently found in many places in Japan, including: Street signs Restaurant menus Subway ticket machines ATMs Stroke order diagrams and writing practice squares present every kanji systematically alongside its various meanings, readings, vocabulary compounds and derivations. Extensive practice exercises and self-graded quizzes (with answer keys at the back) help you improve your skill at recognizing and using the kanji.
Essential Japanese Kanji provides a systematic introduction to the basic kanji characters Includes compounds, radicals, readings, stroke counts, and definitions Helpful writing practice guides teach you how to write each kanji. Example sentences show how each kanji is used in context. Everyday tasks like finding a street address or buying a train ticket in Japan require a basic working knowledge of kanji--the Japanese system of writing based on Chinese characters.