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How to Express Comparison in Japanese

In this lesson, we will learn how to construct comparative sentences in Japanese. The good news is, you do not have to conjugate Japanese adjectives into the comparative form! All you need to do...

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Two Common Ways to Express OR in Japanese

As in ‘and’, ‘or in Japanese’ is not a word, but more like a concept of conditionals. In this post, you will learn the two most common ways to express or in Japanese – か...

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Using 比 (bǐ) for Comparison in Chinese

Using 比 (bǐ) for Comparison in ChineseThere are several ways to express comparison in Chinese. Among them, 比 (bǐ) is one of the most frequently used to compare two things or two persons. Structure:...

And in Japanese

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...

Chinese Time

How to Express Time in Chinese

In the previous lesson, you have learned about the number in Chinese. Today, let’s learn how to tell the time in Chinese!   Important Time-Related Term Here are some important time-related terms you need...

Japanese Counters, Counters in Japanese

Top 5 Japanese Counters You Must Know!

In English, we can count the object directly in [number + object], as in the following: an apple, two bags, three umbrellas, and so on.   Japanese Counters Well… The counting method above doesn’t...

Time in Japanese, Japanese Time

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...

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English Numbers: The Complete Guide (Up to 10^100)

After learning numbers in Chinese, French, and Japanese, you will learn about English numbers today! In fact, English numbers are easy yet tricky. Let’s get started!   Cardinal Numbers vs Ordinal Numbers We use...

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,...