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The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (2nd Revised Edition)
Japanese title最新漢英辞典
Author Andrew N. Nelson
Publisher Tuttle
CategoryKanji to English
ISBN0804804087 (boxed hardcover) [COPAC, Library of Congress, Webcatplus, Wikipedia]

Review by Charles E. Tuttle catalogue

For decades, this has been THE standard reference book of Chinese characters in Japanese for scholars and serious students. No other dictionary compares in scope or quality.

Review by Ben Bullock

About 6000 characters covered, this book is useful but has some problems, for instance:

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