Nihongo Pera Pera !

A User's Guide to Japanese Onomatopoeia
Product Number: EB00643560
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462904112
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Bridge the gap between what you learn in Japanese class and what you actually need to converse! Onomatopeoeia-words such as "glug glug," "pow," and "splash" in English-are an integral part of the Japanese language. Japanese people draw on a wealth of onomatopoeia to express subtle feelings, images, sounds, and actions. With this book you too can become pera pera-fluent-in Japanese, speaking with clarity and flair. Four hundred entries covering everything from food to weather provide clear definitions and helpful example sentences. With an overview of the use and history of onomatopoeic expressions, Nihongo Pera Pera! offers a systematic and entertaining approach to learning an essential part of Japanese. Add these Japanese expressions to your vocabulary and dramatically improve your ability to express yourself. A must for both serious and casual learners, Nigongo Pera Pera! is your key to fluency.

Author(s): Susan Millington
Original Publish Date: May 15, 1993

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