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educator , linguist

Isamu Hayakawa, Japanese linguist, educator. Achievements include research in historical study of English-Japanese lexicography, historical study of Japanese words in English and comprehensive study of Johnson's and Webster’s dictionaries. Member of Dictionary Society N. American, European Association Lexicography.

Background

Hayakawa, Isamu was born on December 11, 1947 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Son of Tomoo and Kikue Hayakawa.

Education

Master of Arts, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Japan, 1997.

Career

Associate professor Okazaki College Foreign Studies, Japan, 1992—1993, professor, 1994—1999, University Human Environments, Okazaki, 2000—2001, Aichi University, Toyohashi, Japan, since 2002. Honorary research fellow University Exeter, Devon, England, 1995—1996. Research fellow University London, 2008—2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in historical study of English-Japanese lexicography, historical study of Japanese words in English and comprehensive study of Johnson's and Webster’s dictionaries.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Methods of Plagiarism - A History of English-Japanese Lexicography.

Membership

Member of Dictionary Society N. American, European Association Lexicography.

Connections

Married Chiyo Kameyama. Children: Keiko Uchiyama, Tetsuo.

father:
Tomoo Hayakawa

mother:
Kikue Hayakawa

spouse:
Chiyo Kameyama

child:
Keiko Uchiyama Hayakawa

child:
Tetsuo Hayakawa