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The Oxford-Duden Pictorial Japanese and English Dictionary
The Oxford-Duden Pictorial dictionaries are unique: in this paperback edition, over 28,000 objects are identified by means of numbered illustrations, offering at a glance their Japanese and English terms. Subjects are organized thematically, enabling the user to grasp the entire vacabulary relevant to a given situation or context.
Paperback, 864 pages
Published March 27th 1997 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published November 16th 1989)
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This book is difficult to review. If you're learning Japanese it's basically useless by itself. You must have a level of proficiency that is close to fluency to get the most out of this. The book only has the terminology in Kanji and there's no accompanying furigana. If the furigana was there this would be a godsend. The way the book works is that there are pictures of different themed scenes (scuba diving, wood cutting factory, post office, political venue) and it gives the word for every thing ...more
Oxford University Press (OUP), a department of the University of Oxford, is the largest university press in the world. The university became involved in printing around 1480, becoming a major source of Bibles, prayer books and scholarly works. It took on the Oxford English Dictionary project in the late 19th century, and in order to meet the ever-rising costs of the work, it expanded into publishi ...more