This is a compact and user friendly Japanese to English dictionary. The Tuttle Compact Japanese Dictionary is an updated and expanded version of Martin's Concise Japanese Dictionary, the favorite dictionary of students of the Japanese language for more than 30 years. A valuable reference for foreigners learning Japanese is the inclusion of declensions for common verbs at the back. The layout of the dictionary is extremely easy to use. Headwords are highlighted in color and all entries are given in Japanese script as well as their romanized equivalents. This format gives the learner a head start in mastering the important written characters of Japanese. This dictionary includes idiomatic expressions along with numerous sample sentences showing how Japanese words and expressions are correctly used in everyday contexts. A comprehensive pronunciation guide and detailed notes on Japanese grammar are also included making this dictionary a great way to learn Japanese. Comprehensive and up to date with over 20,000 entries. English Japanese and Japanese English sections. Clear, user friendly layout with idioms, expressions and sample sentences. The ideal dictionary for students, teachers and business people.