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A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese

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A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese by Yukio Tono, Kikuo Maekawa, Makoto Yamazaki

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Japanese, providing a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language.

Based on a100 million word corpus, composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indices.

All entries in the frequency list feature the English equivalent and a sample sentence with English translation. The dictionary also contains 25 thematically organised lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics such as food, weather, occupations and leisure. Numerous bar charts are also included to highlight the phonetic and spelling variants across register.

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese enables students of all levels to maximise their study of Japanese vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way. It is also an excellent resource for teachers of the language.

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese - Contents

Chapter 1 Frequency Listing Chapter 2 Japanese Alphabetical Listing Chapter 3 Part-of-Speech Listing Chapter 4 Frequency Lists of Different Word Source Types.

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese - Authors

Yukio Tono is Professor at the Graduate School of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

Kikuo Makawa is Professor at the Department of Corpus Studies, the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics.

Makato Yamazaki is Associate Professor at the Department of Corpus Studies, the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics.

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Product Description

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese by Yukio Tono, Kikuo Maekawa, Makoto Yamazaki

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Japanese, providing a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language.

Based on a100 million word corpus, composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indices.

All entries in the frequency list feature the English equivalent and a sample sentence with English translation. The dictionary also contains 25 thematically organised lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics such as food, weather, occupations and leisure. Numerous bar charts are also included to highlight the phonetic and spelling variants across register.

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese enables students of all levels to maximise their study of Japanese vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way. It is also an excellent resource for teachers of the language.

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese - Contents

Chapter 1 Frequency Listing Chapter 2 Japanese Alphabetical Listing Chapter 3 Part-of-Speech Listing Chapter 4 Frequency Lists of Different Word Source Types.

A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese - Authors

Yukio Tono is Professor at the Graduate School of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

Kikuo Makawa is Professor at the Department of Corpus Studies, the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics.

Makato Yamazaki is Associate Professor at the Department of Corpus Studies, the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Reference
Book Format Unabridged
Binding Paperback
Publisher Routledge
Number of pages 374
ISBN 9780415610131
Date of Publication 18 January 2013.
Language Japanese
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Very useful dictionary for learning essential Japanese vocabulary
  • Helps to prioritise vocabulary learning objectives
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