Modern Japanese Vocabulary

This site is the index to free online version of my book, Modern Japanese Vocabulary, A Guide for 21st Century Students, 2nd edition.

You are welcome to read the book here. If you would like an ad-free version for your Kindle (or a paperback copy) of the complete text, you can get that here.

Table of contents


Part I: Geography and place names

Part II: Family, love, marriage, and sex

Part III: The human condition

Part IV: Medicine and health

Part V: Government

Part VI. Language and Literature

Part VII. Fine arts

  • General terms
  • Ceramic and sculpture
  • Japanese culture
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Theater