Remembering the Kanji: A Systematic Guide to Reading Japanese Characters / Edition 3

Remembering the Kanji: A Systematic Guide to Reading Japanese Characters / Edition 3

by James W. Heisig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824831667

ISBN-13: 9780824831660

Pub. Date: 01/31/2008

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Beneath the notorious inconsistencies in the way the Japanese language has come to pronounce the characters it received from China in the fifth century, there lies a solid and rather ample base of coherent patterns. Discovering these patterns can reduce to a minimum the time spent in brute memorization of sounds unrelated to written forms. Volume II of REMEMBERING

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Beneath the notorious inconsistencies in the way the Japanese language has come to pronounce the characters it received from China in the fifth century, there lies a solid and rather ample base of coherent patterns. Discovering these patterns can reduce to a minimum the time spent in brute memorization of sounds unrelated to written forms. Volume II of REMEMBERING THE KANJI takes you step by step through the varieties of phonetic pattern and offers helpful hints for learning kanji that resist systematization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824831660
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
01/31/2008
Series:
Remembering the Kanji Series
Edition description:
New
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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