Category: Japanese

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4 Reasons Why Kanji is Easier than English Words

Do you think Japanese Kanji(漢字) is too complicated and hard to memorise?  It’s true that there are uncountable Kanjis and each Kanji has multiple pronunciations, but there are also numerous English vocabulary.  In fact,...

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How to Call “I” and “You” in Japanese?

Probably you learned that “I = わたし(watashi), you = あなた(anata)”. It’s correct, but not always appropriate. It’s because not only Japanese often omit the subject, but also personal pronouns are not used as often...

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Lesson 21. Polite Form in Japanese

We all know that Japan is well known for its politeness. Japanese bow to say hello, thank you, and even goodbye. As for the languages, there are several levels of politeness: the plain form,...

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Lesson 15. How to Express Superlative in Japanese

Just like comparative degree, there is no superlative degree form in Japanese. ‘The most’ for comparing three or more objects is commonly stated by 一番 (ichiban) or 最も (mottomo). Read: Comparative Degree – How to...

And in Japanese

Lesson 16. 5 Ways to Say AND in Japanese

Compare: どら焼きと大福が好きです。 Dorayaki to daifuku ga sukidesu. I like dorayaki and daifuku.   どら焼きや大福が好きです。 Dorayaki ya daifuku ga sukidesu. I like dorayaki and daifuku.   と(to) and や (ya) are both translated as and...

Time in Japanese, Japanese Time

Lesson 7. How to Express Time in Japanese

Learning how to express time in Japanese is essential and useful. Before we get started, I would highly recommend you to know about numbers in Japanese – at least you know how to count...