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Japanese Lessons

Well, it seems you saw this part of the section and wanted to learn some Japanese, yes? Well, I am going to try and update this as much as possible on the most valuble Japanese you can use. Just note, this is the kind of Japanese that you would use to impress friends or just a small hobby. Do not use this in your work in a social group of Japanese workers. Trust me, you will look foolish. Overview - Japanese, like what some people may think, is not from any other kind of language or a family language, such as Chinese or Taiwan. Although in the 3rd Century A.D., Japanese took some Chinese characters, however, there is no direct relationship between the two languages. They may look like Korean, but, there is no direct link between the two that have been discovered. Japanese is spoken by over more than 125,000,000 citizens of Japan. Japanese is written in a mix of Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Kanji is Chinese characters, but, not Chinese related. It represents both the sound and meaning of it. More than often, Kanji has more than one pronunciation and more than one meaning. Hiragana and Katakana are different groups of letters and words, and are mixed into 46 symbols each. Each has 46 symbols, but, 45 sounds. Hiragana and Katakana may sound exactly the same, but, Hiragana is used to write and speak native Japanese words, while, Katakana is used to sound and write foreign words, mostly European, plus some onomatopoeia. Japanese can be written both horizontally and vertically, but, if you write them vertically, you have to read them from right to left. But, if written horizontally, you should read them from left to right, like in English. That is basically the way Japanese people write Japanese. Now, you can go along and start your own training in Japanese.

Japanese Lessons
Lesson 1 - The Basics
Lesson 2 - Politness
Lesson 3 - Verbs
Lesson 4 - Adverbs
Lesson 5 - Adjectives
Lesson 6 - Particles
Lesson 7
- Nouns and Pronouns
Lesson 8
- Onomatopoeias
Lesson 9 - Interrogative
NEW - Lesson 10 - Word Order

Hiragana Chart/Katakana Chart (Pictures not shown)

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