Di tag: Vocabulary

Japanese Numbers, Nihon no Sūji, 日本の数字

Japanese Numbers: The Complete Guide (Up to 10^68)

  Japanese has two systems of numbers: the native Japanese numbers and the Chinese origin numbers. Native Japanese and Sino-Japanese Numbers The native Japanese numbers can count almost everything except people, other living things, time,...

Japan-made Chinese words

30 Japan-Made Chinese Words

Perhaps you have heard about a large portion of Japanese vocabulary is borrowed from traditional Chinese characters. Surprisingly, the borrowing of words actually goes in both directions between the two languages. Known as wasei-kango...

Portuguese in Portugal vs Brazilian Portuguese

Portuguese is spoken in Portugal, Brazil and several countries around the world. Portuguese in Portugal and Brazil are not as similar to each other as British and American English. Written Portuguese is not that...