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A Dictionary of Japanese Proverbs - William Lange

A Dictionary of Japanese Proverbs


Published: 16th August 2013
Language: Japanese
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*More than 1000 entries*Extensive cross-referencing*English equivalents*Furigana for all kanji characters*Easy to use thumb index*The most comprehensive compilation and English translation of those Japanese proverbs that so enrich the language but fail to find their way into conventional dictionaries. It presents more than 1000 entries, including many hundreds that have never been included in similar reference works. Explanations are given in succinct and lucid prose, and English equivalents are given whenever applicable. Each entry contains a literal translation to help bring out the nuances of the Japanese original, and where necessary, explanatory notes on grammar and historical background. Extensive cross-referencing allows the user to immediately find synonyms, antonyms, as well as related proverbs, while furigana allows even beginners to read and use the proverbs immediately. A thumb index makes entries exceptionally easy to access.

ISBN: 9781891640513
ISBN-10: 1891640518
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: Japanese
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 16th August 2013
Publisher: Floating World Editions
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45