Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 May 2013

1,248 Pages | 2-color, 5 appendices and 3 indices

5 x 7 1/8 inches

ISBN: 9781568364070

Bookseller Code (13)

The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary

Revised and Expanded

Revised and Expanded Edition

Editor in Chief: Jack Halpern and Foreword by Y.-H. Tohsaku

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • 3,002 kanji entries-772 more than in the first edition-reflect recent changes in the government-prescribed Joyo and Jinmei Kanji lists
  • Readings shown in kana instead of romanized Japanese
  • Thousands more compounds and other usage examples
  • Expanded coverage of name readings
  • 2,136 stroke-order diagrams show how to write each kanji stroke by stroke
  • Gives alternative forms of kanji when more than one is considered acceptable according to the most recent Joyo Kanji specifications
  • Thousands of cross-references and five appendixes give instant access to a mass of useful reference data

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