絵で見る漢字


Author: Michael Rowley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9784794600677
Category:
Page: 216
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絵を見て覚える漢字の本。食物、動物、人物、体、道具などのテーマ別に1000以上の漢字を収録。本文は英語。

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix

Over 1,000 Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics
Author: Michael Rowley
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 213
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Japanese written characters, or kanji, have their origin in a picture-language developed in ancient China. Over time this language evolved into stylized abstract forms that are hard to memorize. In Kanji Pict-o-Graphix, Michael Rowley offers a whole new set of contemporary visual and textual memory aids—mnemonics—that reveal the meanings of over 1,000 Japanese kanji. Fully indexed and cross-referenced. "Kanji Pict-o-Graphix offers an engaging way to learn and memorize Kanji."—Rocky Mountain Region Japan Project "A fun book for studying kanji. The illustration reveals more of its contents and method than any description ever could."—Japan Times "It is a very nice book, simple and pretty effective. A useful addition to the library of all beginners who aspire to learn Japanese. Recommended."—Protoculture Addicts Learn more about kanji from Stone Bridge Press: Kana Pict-o-Graphix, Designing with Kanji, Kanji Starter 1&2, and Crazy for Kanji

Kana Pict-o-graphix


Author: Michael Rowley
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781880656181
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 70
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Pocket-size visual guide for remembering the Japanese syllabaries--perfect for beginners!

Michael Rowley's KanjiPictoGraphix Dragon Book

Blood, Fire, and Spirit
Author: Michael Rowley
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press, Inc.
ISBN: 1611720001
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 80
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For the first time, a full-color selection of Michael Rowley's best-selling Japanese kanji mnemonics, especially for beginners!

Japanese the Manga Way

An Illustrated Guide to Grammar and Structure
Author: Wayne P. Lammers
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9781880656907
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 312
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A "real manga, real Japanese" study guide and resource for language students and teachers

Japanese Kanji & Kana

(JLPT All Levels) A Complete Guide to the Japanese Writing System (2,136 Kanji and 92 Kana)
Author: Wolfgang Hadamitzky,Mark Spahn
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462910181
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 424
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This comprehensive book helps you learn the 92 basic Kana characters and 2,136 standard Kanji characters. Complete, compact and authoritative—this Japanese language book provides all the information needed to learn kanji and kana, including the 92 basic hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols (known collectively as Japanese Kana) and the 2,136 standard Joyo Kanji characters that every Japanese person learns in school. This new and completely revised edition reflects recent changes made to the official Joyo kanji list by the Japanese government. The kana and kanji are presented in an easy and systematic way that helps you learn them quickly and retain what you have learned and improve your mastery of the Japanese language. The ability to read Japanese and write Japanese is an essential skill for any student and will build on their previous knowledge and improve on their overall capacity to learn Japanese. A concise index allows you to look up the Kanji in three different ways (so the book also serves as a Japanese Kanji dictionary) and extra spaces are provided to allow you to practice writing Japanese. Japanese Kanji and Kana contains: All 2,136 official Joyo kanji with readings and definitions. Characters are graded by their JLPT examination levels. Up to 5 useful vocabulary compounds for each kanji. Brush and pen cursive forms as well as printed forms. 19 tables summarizing key information about the characters. Kanji look–up indexes by radicals, stroke counts and readings.

Complete Guide to Japanese Kanji

Remembering and Understanding the 2,136 Standard Japanese Characters
Author: Christopher Seely,Kenneth G. Henshall
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462917739
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 704
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Learn over 2,000 Japanese Kanji characters with this user-friendly Japanese language-learning book. This unique Kanji study guide provides a comprehensive introduction to all the Kanji characters on the Japanese Ministry of Education's official Joyo ("General Use") list—providing detailed notes on the historical development of each character as well as all information needed by students to read and write them. As fascinating as it is useful, this is the book every Japanese language learners keeps on his or her desk and visits over and over. This Kanji book includes: Clear, large-sized entries All of the General Use Joyo Kanji Characters Japanese readings and English meanings stroke-count stroke order usage examples mnemonic hints for easy memorization The components which make up each character are detailed and the Kanji are graded in difficulty according to Ministry of Education guidelines, allowing students to prioritize the order in which the Kanji are learned and track their progress. This book is essential to anyone who is planning to take the official Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and will appeal to beginning students as well as those who wish to attain higher-level mastery of the Japanese language. It is the only book that also provides historical and etymological information about the Japanese Kanji. This latest edition has been updated to include all of the 2,136 Kanji on the expanded Joyo list issued by the Japanese government in 2010. Many entries have been revised to include the most recent research on character etymologies.

Mnemonics for Medical Undergraduates


Author: Shahed Yousaf
Publisher: PasTest Ltd
ISBN: 9781904627883
Category: Medicine
Page: 273
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Provides a comprehensive collection of mnemonics covering various aspects of the undergraduate syllabus. The mnemonics cover all aspects of medicine including conditions, medications, clinical chemistry and haematology.

Read Japanese Today

The Easy Way to Learn 400 Practical Kanji
Author: Len Walsh
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462915922
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 192
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This is the quickest way to effectively learn written Japanese. Japanese characters, called kanji, often intimidate potential students of the language with their complex and mysterious appearance. Read Japanese Today is a comprehensible and story–like approach to an often difficult language. Intended for people on the go, this book will teach you to recognize and read the 400 most commonly used Japanese kanji characters. Completely revised and expanded and featuring 25 percent more kanji than previous editions, Read Japanese Today is a fun way to demystify the beautiful Japanese language. Far from being complex and mysterious, Japanese kanji are actually a simple and fascinating pictographic system, easily understood and readily mastered. With the approach used in this easy–to–read, entertaining book, you'll soon be able to recognize and read more than 400 kanji, whether or not you have any knowledge of Japanese grammar or the spoken language. The kanji characters stick in your mind thanks to an engaging text and illustrations that show how each character developed and what it represents. The description for each kanji explains its origin, its modern meaning, and how it is pronounced. Many examples of everyday usage are included. Read Japanese Today also includes: A brief history of the Japanese writing system. Explanations for how the parts of each kanji are related to the whole. Guidelines for writing Kanji and pronouncing words using them. An introduction to the Japanese hiragana and katakana syllabaries. A complete index to English meanings and a summary table for all of the kanji that are introduced in the book.

A Guide to Writing Kanji & Kana

A Self-study Workbook for Learning Japanese Characters. B. 2
Author: Wolfgang Hadamitzky,Mark Spahn
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780804816861
Category:
Page: 312
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A History of the Japanese Language


Author: Bjarke Frellesvig
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139488805
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: N.A
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Bjarke Frellesvig describes the development of the Japanese language from its recorded beginnings until the present day as reflected by the written sources and historical record. Beginning with a description of the oldest attested stage of the language, Old Japanese (approximately the eighth century AD), and then tracing the changes which occurred through the Early Middle Japanese (800–1200), Late Middle Japanese (1200–1600) and the Modern Japanese (1600–onwards) periods, a complete internal history of the language is examined and discussed. This account provides a comprehensive study of how the Japanese language has developed and adapted, providing a much needed resource for scholars. A History of the Japanese Language is invaluable to all those interested in the Japanese language and also students of language change generally.

Kodansha's Hiragana Workbook

A Step-By-Step Approach to Basic Japanese Writing
Author: Anne Matsumoto Stewart
Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated
ISBN: 9781568364414
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 96
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Beginner-level students wishing to read Japanese need to learn hiragana, the most basic of three Japanese scripts, used for writing words of native origin. Kodansha's Hiragana Workbook is an all-new, streamlined workbook designed precisely for such students. It introduces all aspects of the script-reading, writing, and pronunciation--in a fun, accessible format, packed with illustrations and exercises. One page each is devoted to the 46 basic characters. These include instructions for character formation and space to practice writing, as well as a selection of vocabulary for further reading and writing. The vocabulary are all commonly used words that students can put to immediate use in conversation; and their readings--pronounced by a professional voice actor--are available as free downloads from the Net. Frequent review pages allow students to test their understanding of the hiragana at various stages. The appendixes offer additional practice exercises, as well as grids for playing hiragana Battleship and Bingo. There are also 120 pull-out flashcards for playing Memory, Scrabble, and other games.

新版ネルソン漢英辞典


Author: John H. Haig,Andrew N. Nelson
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804820363
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 1600
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The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary is a complete revision of The Original Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary, published by the Charles E. Tuttle Company in 1962. Long the foremost Japanese-English character dictionary, adopted by Japanese-study programs around the world and used at all levels of Japanese-language study, the "Nelson", as it is familiarly called, has been enhanced in this edition with several key changes. • The Universal Radical Index, an important advance on traditional character indices, has been created as a handy appendix that enables users to search for any main-entry character from any of its component radicals. • The cross-referencing system bas been expanded to include the Japan Industrial Standard (JIS) code number for each main-entry character, as well as the main-entry, character's reference number in Morohashi's Dai Kanwa Jiten. • Over 1,200 characters have been added and more than 2,000 new on-kun entries included. • Definitions have been modernized to reflect current usage and translation. Updated with additional characters, contemporary definitions, and an innovative radical index system, this revised edition sets new standards of excellence, ease-of-use, and reliability for Japanese-language reference tools. In this edition, The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary keeps pace with the evolution of the Japanese language and remains an indispensable tool for students and scholars of the Japanese language.

Frommer's Japanese PhraseFinder and Dictionary


Author: Tomoko Yamaguchi
Publisher: Frommers
ISBN: 9781118143636
Category: Travel
Page: 256
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Find the right words fast! Practical and easy-to-use, Frommer's PhraseFinders let you experience a place the way the locals do—by speaking the same language. More than 5,000 words and phrases organized by topic and dictionary entry for easy use on the go A two-way dictionary cross-referenced to verb conjugations and the most common phrases Detailed pronunciation guide and slang terms to help you sound more like a local A two-way menu translator, basic grammar information, and much more

All About Particles

A Handbook of Japanese Function Words
Author: Naoko Chino
Publisher: Kodansha USA
ISBN: 4770050127
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 160
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Students of Japanese are familiar with the term "particle," and realize that they, like English prepositions, require a special effort to master. This handbook provides all the information one would need on these tricky units of grammar. All About Particles covers more than 70 particles those that are used regularly as well as those used less frequently in more than 200 uses. The book can be approached as a guiding textbook and studied from beginning to end. It is as a reference book, however, that All About Particles shines. It is light and easy to carry, slim enough to fit into the corner of a shoulder bag, and concise enough to quickly clarify particle-related questions. It is a priceless tool for any serious student of Japanese. In its previous incarnation as a part of the Power Japanese Series, ISBN 978-0-87011-954-5, and sold more than 40,000 copies worldwide.

How to Sound Intelligent in Japanese

A Vocabulary Builder
Author: Charles De Wolf
Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated
ISBN: 9784770028594
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 144
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This text aims to take the student beyond the rudiments of Japanese and intoseful conversational vocabulary. Divided by area of intellectual interestsuch as politics and government), each chapter consists of appropriateocabulary with an explanation of usage backed up by numerous sampleentences. All vocabulary and samples are reproduced in standard Japanesecript, romanized Japanese and English, and an extensive English index forasy reference is included.

Reading Japanese


Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden,Hamako Ito Chaplin
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300019131
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 609
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This text presents a thorough introduction to the modern written language of Japan. It introduces 425 kanji characters.