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Japanese names and how to read them

Albert James Koop

Japanese names and how to read them

a manual for art collectors and students

by Albert James Koop

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Albert J. Koop and Hogitaro Inada.
ContributionsInada, Hogitaro.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,552p. ;
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16174404M

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Then I’ll watch a funny Japanese game show as I’m eating, or browse the Japanese version of Amazon or whatever site you wanna. I could play some Japanese music while I’m doing some work or put on a vocab practice video and say vocab words along with the audio. The list can go on from reading news in Japanese to using Duolingo or so forth. Japanese words for read include 読む, 読み取る, 読み出す, 読み直す and 披見する. Find more Japanese words at !

Japanese names are used in Japan and in Japanese communities throughout the world. Note that depending on the Japanese characters used these names can have many other meanings besides those listed here. See also about Japanese names. From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection", 藍 (ai) meaning "indigo", or other kanji with the same. Reverse them in dialogue. The Japanese refer to each other surnames first, first names last. All I ever write about is Japan most of the time, so that involves me writing loads of Japanese characters living in Japan. In my book, I use the characters' normal American name order style outside dialogue.


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Japanese names and how to read them a manual for art-collectors and students, being a concise and comprehensive guide to the reading and interpretation of Japanese proper names both geographical and personal as well as of dates and other formal expressions. by Albert J.

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Last names are often pretty easy to read, since there are so many of them. First names are a nightmare since people are more concerned with the number of strokes and the meaning of the kanji when deciding their child’s name rather then how easy it is for a passerby to read.

Japanese people cannot always certainly read each other's names when they are written in kanji. Although family names are usually simple, there are many which have unusual pronunciations. Given names may be easy or almost impossible to read, and one name may have more than one pronunciation.

For example, 長田 may be read Nagada or Nagata. Names. Reading them sounds easy, and something that would come instantly. Yet they take a long time to master. Not only is it hard to remember the vast amount of Japanese names, many take unique readings on common kanji, or use rarer kanji you’ve never seen, and combine in ways destined to confuse you.

Defined as the stockpiling of books that will never be consumed, the term is a Japanese portmanteau of sorts, combining the words “tsunde” (meaning “to stack things”), “oku” (meaning “to leave for a while”) and “doku” (meaning “to read”). We were reminded of the term this week, when Apartment Therapy published a primer for those looking to complete book-hoarder rehab.

I would add that Japanese can also be written and read the same as Western languages - words written horizontally and read left to write. Children's books are often written this way - particularly picture books. Yomimaru is a great blog that shares links and resources for Japanese reading practice, and it also has some original articles in easy Japanese.

You can search by topic or by JLPT level. Great for intermediate and upper beginners, as long as you know hiragana and katakana. Search for articles in the category JLPT N5 if you’re lower level. Japanese Names and How to Read Them by Albert J.

Koop,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Japanese novel using kanji kana majiri bun (text with both kanji and kana), the most general orthography for modern Japanese.

Ruby characters (or furigana) are also used for kanji words (in modern publications these would generally be omitted for well-known kanji).The text is in the traditional tategaki ("vertical writing") style; it is read down the columns and from right to left, like Languages: Japanese language. Now that we’re well prepared with dictionaries and log journals in hand, let’s learn to read in Japanese—step by step.

Learn Japanese with Books: 6 Fail-proof Steps to Reading in Japanese. Training yourself to read in another language doesn’t have to be daunting. After all, reading isn’t a race.

As the Japanese idiom goes: “Ten men, ten colors.” If you’re looking for Japanese names, this Japanese name generator is built to be a starting point. Each name is computer-generated and we encourage you to do further research on naming traditions and meanings for your exact region.

(Note: In Japanese, surnames come before the first name. EhonNavi also offers a ton of free Japanese children’s books to read online (however you can only read a book once). You can view available books here, but need to register a free account to read them.

CDJapan is a great website if you’d like to search for general reading or study material. Although CDJapan’s book descriptions are in. And then there’s the Japanese word tsundoku, which perfectly describes the state of my apartment.

It means buying books and letting them pile up unread. The word dates back to the very beginning of modern Japan, the Meiji era () and has its origins in a pun.

Tsundoku, which literally means reading pile, is written in Japanese as. The quickest way to read Japanese is to begin with children’s books. Focus on the sentence structure and grammar of the language, which may be quite different from your native language.

Work on one subject at a time, and don’t spend time learning how to speak Japanese if your goal is to read and write it quickly%(69). Japanese words for book include 本, ブック, 書籍, 著書, 書物, 冊子, 著作, 巻, 編 and 申し込む.

Find more Japanese words at. Japanese Names And How To Read Them: Koop & Inada - posted in Nihonto: I just received Grey Doffins latest email catalog, which included Japanese Names and How to Read Them by Albert Koop and Hogitaro Inada, highly recommended by Grey.

I clicked on that link, and found the item was already sold (lucky person). For those who are willing to work with digital versions, a copy of the edition. In Japanese, there’s a word for It’s a noun that describes a person who buys books and doesn’t read them, and then lets them pile up on the floor, on shelves, and assorted pieces of Author: Hector Tobar.Thanks for contributing an answer to Japanese Language Stack Exchange!

Please be sure to answer the question. Provide details and share your research! But avoid Asking for help, clarification, or responding to other answers. Making statements based on opinion; back them up with references or personal experience.

Traditionally, Japanese books are read right to left, and vertically rather than horizontally. Unlike English, it can be written and read in a variety of ways, including the English style. So something that may seem "backward" is perfectly natural to them.

There are three similar-but-different Japanese alphabets.