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Kanji and Kana

A Handbook and Dictionary of the Japanese Writing System


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Kanji and Kana by Mark Spahn
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This guide provides the information needed to master the basic characters and the syllybaries of Japanaese. A list of 284 extra kanji used in names is also included.

Author Biography

Wolfgang Hadamitzky is a librarian of the East Asia section of the Berlin State Library. He has worked in Oslo and Tokyo on the staff of the German Cultural Institute (Goethe Institute). Mark Spahn has a background in mathematics, engineering, and computer science. He has worked in Japan as a teacher, computer magazine writer, programmer, and translator. He presently resides in the United States, where he is active as a translator and consultant. Other titles by the same authors include "A Guide to Writing Kanji and Kana" (Tuttle) and "The Kanji Dictionary."
Release date NZ
January 9th, 1998
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
Tuttle Publishing
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