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It’s not complete, but is an excellent starter for those just learning Kanji.

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix: Over 1, Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics by Michael Rowley

Jan 27, Valerie S. I didn’t retain a lot from using this book, but perhaps it would make an interesting coffee table referenc I purchased picf-o-graphix book as a sort of visual mnemonic to learn kanji, but if you are seriously studying the language, it probably isn’t as helpful as it could be.

It doesn’t have any stroke order information so that you could draw the characters yourself. While this book is supposed to teach you ways to actually remember the many complex and varied Kanji, I found that in my case it works better as a reference. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Many of the mnemonics are just purely silly. If a kanji is made of dog and man, the picture will be of a dog and a man and have a little phrase or sentence explaining the meaning.

For those who are skilled in drawing or copying drawings from books, or even those good with computer copy and pasting, this book is great to use as a guide for home made Flash Cards! Then you’ll start to see that a lot of the notes are actually not in the appendix at all!

I have to have about over 50 language books and they all have an English glossary. Sure it has the readings, but it doesn’t utilize them with the meanings.


An Illustrated Guide to Grammar and Structure. Which is additionally unfortunate, as the index of this book has the kanji and their readings only.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Not only does it use mnemonics that cover BOTH the meaning and reading, but it uses a spaced repetition system, which makes for faster and more efficient memorization.

The illustrations are really cool and provide meanings that one can remember. Sep 10, Rory rated it really liked it Shelves: The cover is the perfect example to understand.

When you are trying to learn Japanese, the easy part is to learn the hiragana and katakana two sets of forty-six syllables and their variants. See all free Kindle reading apps. Nov 18, Konan rated it it was ok. I definitely recommend this book to anyone studying Japanese kanjis. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Fully Japanese written characters, or kanji, have their origin in a picture-language developed in ancient China.

Very fun way to learn kanji!! Awesome way to learn the kanji!! You have to been highly motivated to make this book work for you, however. Obviously, you need good tricks When you are trying to learn Japanese, the easy part is to learn the hiragana and katakana pict-o-graphis sets of forty-six syllables and their variants.

I’ll be donating it. The method of using radicals the pict-o-graphjx components that form the kanji and pictures to help you memorise a kanji can sometimes aid in helping you recognise the Kanji when you see it, however it does not teach you how to draw them, and you may forget the order in which the primitives go in a certain kanji.

Graphix helps readers by pointing out the easiest methods to memorise the numerous kanji symbols and their designs. I would never remember some of them. It’s hard to do Rowley’s book justice with words, since the visual element is what makes it tick. The Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Course: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.


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If you’re interested kamji the beauty and meaning of Japanese kanji, please add me as contact. Visit our Help Pages. There is no better way to learn kanji than to write it.

The illustrations are helpful in giving an mnemonic device to better memorize it, and each kanji is also pift-o-graphix down into radicals, making it easier to see its composition. Eve rated it it was ok Jun 27, Jan 25, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: If you truely want to learn Japanese, you’ll absolutely need to know kanji readings.

Although the back cover boasts that this book can help you “Learn Kanji through Pictures”, I would say that, on its own, Kanji Pict-O-Graphix cannot do that.

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix: Over 1,000 Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics

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Oct knji, Jon athan Nakapalau rated it it was amazing Shelves: For example, the character for water is a splatter of three dashes that Rowley pictures as three splashing water drops.

People of other countries often find it hard to learn how to recognise and distinguish the different kanji symbols. At first you’ll be flipping to the notes in the appendix every verse-end for some tiny bit of extra info that should have been printed in-line one really common note could have been done with a tiny icon right there in the entry kanji. Japanese Vocabulary Quick Study Academic. This was lacking in my reading.

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