Kodansha's Furigana Japanese-English Dictionary
Edition New ed
Publication Date 1 Jan 2002
OverviewAlong with its sister volume (Kodansha's Furigana Dictionary: English-Japanese), this dictionary aims to be a standard and invaluable reference source for Japanese language students. It comprises 16,000 entries representing the most commonly used words, and is illustrated with 50,000 sample sentences. All kanji include phonetic "furigana" to enhance accurate pronunciation, along with guidance on grammar, syntax, style, pronunciation, common collations, deriviatives and compounds. The dictionary has also been extensively cross-referenced to make the user aware of common synonyms and antonyms, clarifying both meaning and usage.