This revised edition includes a radical index containing over 32,000 entries and over 2000 additional readings in the on-kun index. An expanded cross-referencing system includes the character's index number in Morohashi's "Dai Kanwa Jiten", its JIS code number and character listing position.
"Unexcelled as a dictionary of basic SinoJapanese characters. Extremely easy to use."Japan Society
This is the utmost classic and well regarded standard Japanese Kanji Dictionary available today.
The New Nelson JapaneseEnglish Character Dictionary is a complete revision of The Original Reader's JapaneseEnglish Character Dictionary, published by Charles E. Tuttle Company in 1962. Long the foremost JapaneseEnglish character dictionary, adopted by Japanesestudy programs around the world and used at all levels of Japanese language study, the Nelson, as it is familiarly called, has been enhanced in this edition with several key changes.
The Universal Radical Index, an important advance on the traditional character indices, has been created as a handy appendix that enables users to search for any mainentry character's reference number in Morohashi's Dai Kanwa Jiten.
Over 1,200 characters have been added and more than 2,000 new onkun entries included.
Definitions have been modernized to reflect current usage and translation.
Updated with additional characters, contemporary definitions, and an innovative radical index system, this revised editions sets new standards of excellence, easyofuse, and reliability for Japanese language reference tools. This edition keeps pace with the evolution of the Japanese language and remains an indispensable tool for students and scholars of Japanese
This copy comes in a paper slip case