KANJI CLINIC readers have been introduced in several columns to some of the memorable “component analysis” stories presented in Joseph R. De Roo’s . Title, Kanji: Structure Analysis, Association Method, Fully Cross Referenced , Fast Visual Index. Author, Joseph R. De Roo. Edition, 2. Publisher, 凡人社. I had the great privilege of studying under Father De Roo. Kanji was the result of a lifetime dedicated to scholarship and working with.

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Reviewed by Mary Sisk Noguchi “Kanji are a rational, coherent system of patterns that always make sense. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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The characters in Kanji may thus be approached in any order; learners using traditional rok texts will find an excellent companion in De Roo.

Adhering strictly to his system for interpreting the logic of the original creators of kanji, De Roo never arbitrarily changes the names of the graphemes, even when they are written somewhat differently, e.

Don’t have an account? To read more about the life and work of Father Joseph R. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The seems to have been typed with a typewriter and then the kanji were drawn in by an amateur probably the author and the whole thing photocopied and cheaply bound. I have been studying Japanese on my own for several years.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: On the other hand, the look, layout and typsetting of this book are awful. For others interested in getting a copy, Bonjinsha Online lists the book as “Now Printing” and the list price is approx 1, yen.

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2001 kanji : structure analysis, association method, fully cross referenced, fast visual index

For directions, call the church at 03 Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I joselh it great the order given to learn kanji is just perfect but the meaning of many pieces of kanji and even plain ones were not very clear or explanations were often far fetched, sometimes with no link to etymological roots.

Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. I wish that someone would take DeRoos work and update the look and layout. Instead, users learn to locate kanji within the book with De Roo’s “two-step visual look-up method. Having completed these books, reading Henshall’s method will prove useful too. In conclusion, I suggest using both of them: The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

More advanced kanji learners would no doubt appreciate the inclusion of a pronunciation-based index, but taking the time necessary to become accustomed to De Roo’s look-up system is well worth the effort. Having the “true” meaning of the parts is not all that important in each story.

Get to Know Us. I just got started. See all 3 reviews. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Hello all, All the discussion about methods has brought back many memories of my brief time in Tokyo over 20 years ago. DeRoo starts with the explanation of all the little parts, sticks with them, and for me they work. We’ll have to wait until mid-April to learn the name of Japan’s new era The government is likely to announce the name of the next era in mid-April, ahead of the May 1 change of the name from the current Heisei, according to informed sources.

But Father De Roo’s work lives on at Kanji alivewhich has now added “mnemonic hints” from ” Kanji” to the 1, kanji it presents.


English Choose a language for shopping. I sometimes teach down the street from Black Oaks. If you can joselh a used copy, grab it!

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Read more Read less. One unusual feature of Kanjiwhich helps to rein in its length to a mere pages, is the absence of a pronunciation-based index. You already recently rated this item. De Roo realized from his own early struggles with kanji that kanji-learning materials designed for foreign adults differed little from those used with Japanese school children.

BTW, for you or anyone else in the Berkeley area, Black Oaks currently has an original Nelson’s Character Dictionary and Moes has “A new Dictionary of Kanji Usage” which I like because it groups compounds according to the meaning sense for the entry kanji.

Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Please verify that you are not a robot. I went by the store several times to gaze at “my” book before being overwhelmed with akogare and succumbing.

Your request to send this item has been completed. Home About Help Search. De Roo’s kanji is aimed at helping beginners to quickly find any kanji without knowing any part of them.

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2001 kanji, Joseph R. De Roo

I have a copy of Kanji I bought from Bonjinsha a few years ago, and I have to agree with Christine, this is my favorite kanji book out of all the ones I have owned. I am currently learning from a copy found in a library, and have ordered a used copy from Amazon, but it hasn’t arrived yet.

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