KANJI CLINIC readers have been introduced in several columns to some of the memorable “component analysis” stories presented in Joseph R. De Roo’s . Title, Kanji: Structure Analysis, Association Method, Fully Cross Referenced , Fast Visual Index. Author, Joseph R. De Roo. Edition, 2. Publisher, 凡人社. I had the great privilege of studying under Father De Roo. Kanji was the result of a lifetime dedicated to scholarship and working with.

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This book, like those of Heisig and Henshall analyses the Kanji into parts and gives stories or explanations as to the meaning of kanji bassed upon the meaning of their parts. 20001

I remember they had a set of Heisig cards there that I was going to announce to the group and then just plain forgot about 201 you mentioned having purchased a used set. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Similar Items Related Subjects: I wondered if you found it at Black Oaks.

Glossaries, dde, etc Document Type: I just got started. And in any event, I would still recommend, as Heisig suggests, making up your own explanations based upon the explanation of parts given by DeRoo. He was an amazing man, teacher, scholar who dedicated his life to studying and teaching kanji.

Adhering strictly to his system for interpreting the logic of the roo creators of kanji, De Roo never arbitrarily changes the names of the graphemes, even when they are written somewhat differently, e. Subjects Chinese characters — Japan — Glossaries, vocabularies, etc. You already recently rated this item.


2001 kanji : structure analysis, association method, fully cross referenced, fast visual index

If you take the time to pour through the book, you will realise it is an amazing condensation of a lifetime of intimate knowledge of the characters. Please verify that you are not a robot. They assign different names to each of these various ways of writing a particular grapheme.

I am currently learning from a copy found in a library, and have ordered a used copy from Amazon, but it hasn’t arrived yet. Subscribe to this thread View a Printable Version. Your request to send this item has been completed. Doing so will transform yourself into a kanji master!

Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Hi Laura, How much did you pay for it at the used bookstore? If so, maybe you and I and others might want to organize a RTK gathering here.

I am not suggesting that Heisig or Henshall are that bad.

2001 kanji, Joseph R. De Roo

Don’t be put off by the poor typesetting and the dense text. Hello all, All the discussion about methods has brought back many memories of my 0201 time in Tokyo over 20 years ago.

Using dr parts, the author then makes up stories to explain each kanji in a similar way to Heisig and Henshall but DeRoo’s explanation of the parts leads to more coherent, logical, meaninful explanations due to his greater attention to the “true” meaning of the arts.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. If you happen to notice another rroo reasonably price paperback copy in one of the used bookstores around here please do let me know.

Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. For directions, call the church at 03 Now that I am looking at the bushu radical lists, I realized I already know many of them from using ” Kanji” to make my stories and look up unknown kanji.

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I found a hard cover edition of his book a few months ago in a used bookstore, the best book purchase I have ever made. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Don’t have an account?

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Father De Roo made a copy of his book for me and pasted the binding on himself when I was in his class. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Unfortunately I lent it to someone and never received it back. He then goes on to provide explanations for how they fit together logically to form over two thousand characters.