Japanese Dictionary Being Printed Here
Japanese Dictionary Being Printed Here One of the few Japanese dictionaries in this country considered of real value in learning the difficult language is now in process of being lithographed at Edwards Brothers Inc., 300 John St. Caught short when war began against Japan, a scramble began not only for translators, interpreters, and teachers but also for Japanese grammars and dictionaries. Few usable grammars or dictionaries were discovered. As a result the order came to the Edwards concern to reproduce 2,000 copies of the Rose-Innes Japanese Character dictionary. The copies were ordered by the Harvard Yen-Ching Institute at Harvard University, although some are expected to be distributed to viher universities, including the University of Michigan where approximately 40 students are now engaged in intensified study of Japanese. 1 Credit fe making the dictionary, now in (access of being photographed page by page, goes to Joseph K. Yamagiwa, instructor in Japanese on the University campus, who indexed the entire 600 page volume. He also is preparing a syllabus of Japanese grammar which will be used in his Japanese classes.