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Kanji and Kana: A Handbook and Dictionary of the Japanese Writing System Paperback – 9 Jan 1998

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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing; 2nd Revised edition edition (9 January 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0804820775
  • ISBN-13: 978-0804820776
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 1.9 x 21.6 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 721 g
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About the Author

Wolfgang Hadamitzky is a librarian of the East Asia section of the Berlin State Library. He has worked in Oslo and Tokyo on the staff of the German Cultural Institute (Goethe Institute). Mark Spahn has a background in mathematics, engineering, and computer science. He has worked in Japan as a teacher, computer magazine writer, programmer, and translator. He presently resides in the United States, where he is active as a translator and consultant. Other titles by the same authors include "A Guide to Writing Kanji and Kana" (Tuttle) and "The Kanji Dictionary."

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