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Core Kanji Catalogue for Vol. 4 (discount available for those who bought catalogues for Vols. 1, 2 or 3)

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This is the PDF version of the book Core Kanji: a Catalogue of 2,088 Essential Kanji. It contains complete listings for all of the core kanji, including the 560 new kanji that are introduced in Learn to Read in Japanese, Vol. 4, which is sold separately, and the 1,528 kanji that are included in the Core Kanji catalogues introduced in the books Learn to Read in Japanese, Volumes 1, 2 and 3. You will also receive an Index to all of the 4,200 pronunciations that are associated with the 2,088 kanji.

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If you have already purchased the PDF versions of the kanji catalogues for Volumes 1, 2 or 3, you qualify for a discount of either $4.50, $9.00 or $13.50, but only if you request the discount before your purchase of the kanji catalogue for Volume 4. Please write to me at Be sure to provide the name and email address that you used for the prior purchase. I will then email you a discount code that you can use when purchasing the current items. 

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Please note that you are limited to three downloads of this PDF file. However, should you need additional downloads, please contact me at, and I will reset your download limit.
You will get the following files:
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  • PDF (1MB)