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Japanese Kanji History

Hello everyone. I’m Japanese teacher Mieko. Today, I will talk about Kanji History. The oldest from of Kanji originated more than 3000 years ago in the period of Yin Dynasty, in anciant China. The tortoise shell and animal bones on

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Japanese Katakana words (Introduction)

Hello everyone. I’m Japanese teacher Mieko. Today, I will introduce about Katakana words. Japanese has many loanwords form foreign languages. They are witten in Katakana. While most katakana words come form English, some of them have come from Friench, Dutch,

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Let’s learn Japanese Kanji

  Learning kanji is very important! Kanji helps give meaning to words. You will probably able to master hiragana and katakana pretty fast as there only 46 basic characters each. However, you will need to spend more time memorizing kanji

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Japanese Characters

There are three types of letters in Japanese. 1. Hiragana (phonetic sounds) are basically used for particles, words and parts of words. 2. Katakana (phonetic sounds) are basically used for foreign/loan words. 3. Kanji (Chinese characters) are used for the

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