When originally published in 1873 one of the aims was to protest against an idea that the Japanese language was very imperfect, and therefore it should be exterminated! The second was to give a general idea of the Japanese language as it is spoken.
Table of Contents
1. The Alphabet 2. The Part of Speech 3. Japanese and English Exercises
About the Series
Routledge Library Editions: Japan brings together a century's worth of publishing and provides a comprehensive collection of volumes which chart the literature, history, economics, politics & sociology of this fascinating country.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Etymology
- REFERENCE / General
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General