Random House Japanese-English/English-Japanese Dictionary (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Dictionary

Ballantine Books, 9780345405487, 688pp.

Publication Date: June 30, 1996

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Description

RANDOM HOUSE
JAPANESE-ENGLISH
ENGLISH-JAPANESE
DICTIONARY
RELIABLE, DETAILED, AND UP-TO-DATE
* More than 50,000 entries, including the most common meanings
* Two sections, Japanese-English and English-Japanese
* All entries, from A to Z, in a single alphabetical listing
* Japanese terms shown in romanized Japanese and standard Japanese characters
* Hundreds of new words, including eizu (AIDS) and nyuryoku (computer input)
* Thousands of idioms, phrases, and common expressions illustrate typical usage
* Includes Japanese cultural items, such as yobiko (cram school), and gives source of foreign borrowings, such as nyusu (news)
* American English spelling and vocabulary
* Extensive use of explanatory glosses to specify precise meaning and assure appropriate translation.


About the Author

Seigo Nakao is the head of Japanese Studies at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.
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