Japanese names and how to read them / by Albert J. Koop and Hogitaro Inada.

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  • London : Routledge 2005
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1 online resource (572 p.)
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  • 1-136-21449-6
  • 0-203-04081-3
  • 1-136-21442-9
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  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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  • ch. 1. How to count the strokes of a character ; variant forms : minor script variations -- ch. 2. The kana, analysis of Japanese sounds, the Iroha-uta and Gojuon-dzu ; uses of the kana, kana combinations -- ch. 3. The Nigori, consonantal and vowel changes -- ch. 4. The numerals : cardinals, ordinals, numeral suffixes ; numerals as used in dates and statements of age -- ch. 5. Personal names and titles : clan and family names, art and semi-religious names -- ch. 6. Typical signatures, how to analyse and interpret them -- ch. 7. Numerical categories : lists of famous groups of personages, provinces, post-stations, books, art-subjects, the Genjimon, etc. -- ch. 8. Words expressing family relationships -- ch. 9. List of the radicals -- ch. 10. Beginner's list of common characters used in names, etc., with their usual readings.
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  • First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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