Beyond Polite Japanese: A Dictionary of Japanese Slang and Colloquialisms

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The perfect guide to speaking real Japanese Beyond Polite Japanese offers more than 500 words and phrases for those who want to take a step beyond Japanese textbooks and speak like a native without spending decades in the country. Many of the entries cover traditional slang, while other entries take up more contemporary usage. Slang-forming prefixes and suffixes are also presented, as well as phrases that are commonly slurred, proving elusive to the foreign ear. Literal meanings, notes on usage, and etymology are ...

Beyond Polite Japanese: A Dictionary of Japanese Slang and Colloquialisms 2001, Kodansha

ISBN-13: 9784770027733

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Beyond Polite Japanese: A Dictionary of Japanese Slang and Colloquialisms 1993, Kodansha

ISBN-13: 9784770015396

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