Japanese, Chinese, and Korean surnames and how to read them: 125,947 Japanese, 594 Chinese, and 259 Korean surnames written with Kanji as they appear in Japanese texts, Volume 1, Part 1

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Saur, 1998 - Foreign Language Study - 1550 pages
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"Japanese, Chinese and Korean Surnames and How to Read Them" provides a comprehensive guide to the pronounciation and writing in kanji characters of more than 125,000 Japanese, 594 Chinese and 259 Korean surnames. Thisdictionary benefits all librarians requiring transliterations of Japanese, Chinese and Korean surnames as well as any business personnel or students dealing with people in the Far East.

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About the author (1998)

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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