The Compact Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary
- Publish Date: 1999-08-15
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: John H. Haig;Andrew N. Nelson
This new compilation offers many advantagesAs an example of a book design, little more could be asked of this volume. Harvard journal of Asiatic Studies
The Compact Nelson is an abridged edition of the revised New Nelson Dictionary, Dr. Andrew N. Nelson's awardwinning classic work. An invaluable guide for learning Japanese, this book has the following features:
- 3,068 main character entries and more than 30,000 character compoundsall the characters and compounds needed for everyday use.
- The Universal Radical Index (URI) which permits the user to look up a character based not only on the main radical, but any radical found in the character. This is the most thorough and reliable index for novice users.
- Crossreferencing with the Japan Industrial Standard (JIS) code and Morohashi's Dai Kanwa Jiten