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Japanese: Grammar/Vocab/Kanji (2)

And we’re back! Today’s format will be more streamlined – quite different from what we saw before. Let me know which one you like better at the end of the week! 373 more words

Grammar Lessons

NaNoWriMo Writing Tips: Last Day

You never thought the day would come, did you, but it is here. This is the last day, the last few hours, minutes, and this year’s NaNoWriMo event is over. 394 more words

Writing Tips

The J-Sub Experiment Starter Kit (Part 3)

Let’s Talk About Kanji!

Kanji are logograms of Chinese origin. A logogram is a script character that designates a notion, idea, or a semantic range. This is different from an ideogram, which has a form that in itself reminiscent of the thing it refers to. 890 more words

Kanji Lessons

The J-Sub Experiment Starter Kit (Part 2)

Hiragana and Katana, together referred to as called Kana, are often called syllabaries, meaning that they’re sets of symbols that describe syllables. That’s not quite right, because they aren’t describing syllables, but morae. 975 more words

Linguistic Lessons

Kanji: Second Grade (Part 2)

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221. Bow

222. Meet

223. Ship

224. Bright… 20 more words

Kanji Lessons

Kanji: Second Grade (Part 2)

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I’m presenting this in two parts because the site from which I get the images with the stroke order is acting funny and will not generate the images of the last 20 kanji. 237 more words

Kanji Lessons

Romaji: Three Styles

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There are essentially three ways of writing in Japanese: 744 more words

Writing Lessons