Gives the learner an understanding of how kanji are used in contemporary Japanese by providing instant access to a wealth of information on the meanings, readings and compounds for frequently used kanji. This book features: 772 more kanji included, making a total of 3,002; and kana used throughout, in accordance with modern teaching requirements. The basic goal of this dictionary is to give the learner a thorough understanding of how kanji are used in contemporary Japanese by providing instant access to a wealth of information on the meanings, readings and
Jack Halpern is Research Fellow at Showa Women's University and CEO of the CJK Dictionary Institute in Japan, which specialises in the compilation of Chinese, Japanese and Korean dictionaries. A lexicographer by training and profession, he is a multi-linguist who has spent 16 years in compiling The New Japanese Character Dictionary (Kenkyusha / NTC) upon which this is based. Further research over recent years has resulted in the current revised edition of this best-selling title.