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Archive for January, 2016

Everyday Kanji Lesson – Part 2 Posted by on Jan 31, 2016

Part 2 of the Everyday Kanji series is all about “fruit”.  At grocery stores in Japan, some of these Kanji’s are listed in the sign.  Most often, Kanji’s are mentioned next to hiragana or Katakana.  It definitely doesn’t hurt to learn these Kanji’s. Perhaps you can start with your favorite fruits below. Most the…

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Everyday Kanji Lesson – Part 1 Posted by on Jan 31, 2016

We use Kanji’s everywhere when we write or express in Japanese. Not all Japanese words has appropriate Kanji’s, but I would say 90% of them do. Things around the house, outside (nature, public places, etc..) There are all sorts of Kanji’s and the process of learning Kanji’s are almost endless. Typically in Japan, elementary…

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Japanese Kanji Quiz – Part 1 Posted by on Jan 31, 2016

As part of the series for learning Kanji’s, I decided to create the following Kanji Quiz below. Have you many of these can you guess? I tried to stick to simple Kanji’s but some of them might be a big more complicated than others. Answers for each challenge are at the bottom of the page…

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Tricky Japanese Kanji Collection Posted by on Jan 27, 2016

As one of the resolutions for 2016, you might be already working hard towards the goal of “learning Japanese(Nihongo Gakushu, 日本語 学習、にほんご がくしゅう)”. I am here to hopefully assist you on the journey of perfecting your Japanese from different aspects, reading, writing, and speaking. For that purpose, I have set my own agenda for the…

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Happy New Year! Posted by on Jan 22, 2016

Sorry for such a late post.. Happy New Year! (あけまして おめでとうございます。Akemashite Omedeto Gozaimasu) Hope everyone had a great winter break and enjoyed New Year. It’s already past mid January, but January is such a refreshing time of the year with many hopes for the upcoming year of 2016. I wish everyone out there a…

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