Japanese and English words are included with the colloquial forms you'll often encounter. Entries are in Romanized and Japanese script for English-Japanese, and just in Romanized letters for Japanese-English. Writing charts for various Japanese syllabaries are included as well. 266 pages, softcover. 6" x 3.5" x 0.5".
This is a travel sized, concise Japanese to English and English to Japanese dictionary
Concise practical and reliable, the Basic Japanese Conversation Dictionary
provides the student, tourist and businessman with a useful key to the colloquial modern language. It includes:
- Over 6,000 of the most commonly used Japanese and English words.
- Listings of the colloquial forms of Japanese words—the forms you most often encounter in daily conversation.
- Entries are given in romanized form as well in Japanese script.
- Includes writing charts for the various Japanese syllabaries.
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.
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