Fuminobu Nishida

Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Tohoku UniversityAssociate Professor*Profile is at the time of the award.

2018Inamori Research GrantsHumanities & Sociology

Research topics
Construction of a Dzongkha language database for publication of the first Dzongkha-Japanese-English Dictionary
The goal of this project is to compile a tri-lingual dictionary of Dzongkha, an official language of the Kingdom of Bhutan, English and Japanese.

Message from recipient

It is a great honor to receive a research grant from the Inamori Foundation, which has given me a renewed sense of determination. I will definitely do whatever I can in return for this generosity by publishing my findings on the languages used in the Kingdom of Bhutan.

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