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Learn Japanese From Etymology -Approach From Sound Symbolism

By Watanabe Masamichi

(Amazon Kindle)

This book is a compilation of Japanese-specific vocabulary. This book focuses only on pure Japanese vocabulary excluding Chinese vocabulary which is shown by the kanji.
This book covers approximately 1,800 Japanese words in total, which 860 of them are explained with illustrations. It covers almost all Japanese words.
The Book is classifying Japanese in the unique method.The consistent idea throughout the book is “there is a relationship between vocal sounds and meanings in Japanese language”. The principle of Japanese word generation is shown.
The former linguistic theory of origin was a hypothesis. At the this book,
vocabulary is classified on the basis of Japanese origin theory.
It is useful actually, so the value of this thory will be demonstrated.






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