Category: Language

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朝、昼、夜、晩 Vocabulary for time in one day

朝あさ、昼ひる、夜よる、晩ばん Vocabulary for time in one day I got question about vocabulary for time in one day from guy studying Japanese. What is different between 夜 and 晩? And around what time 朝、昼、夕、夜、晩 show?...

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Particle – “を (wo)”

Particle – “を (wo)” In this session, let’s study “を(wo)”. “を(wo)” is also very important since this shows which word or phrase is object in the sentence. “を(wo)” has mainly two meanings, object and...

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Particle General – 助詞 (Jyoshi) まとめ

I believe particle is very difficult for Japanese language learner since there are many kinds of particle and many usages for each particle. Also, there is little clear and easy explanation in Japanese textbook. Here, I will...

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How to master Kanji

How to master Kanji Hi, I heard from many no-Japanese that Kanji is difficult to study. Yes, it’s correct. In this post, I wanna introduce the efficient way to master Kanji by showing how...

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Useful words! Japanized-English – 和製英語

Useful words! Japanized-English – 和製英語 Hi, I got question from one non-Japanese friend. “What is コンセント in English?” コンセント is this.   What is コンセント in English? Some Japanese believe コンセント comes from English because...

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This year’s Kanji contest

This year’s Kanji contest Hi, Leo Sensei dayo. 2015 is almost finished. How were your days in 2015?? Now is good time for looking back this year and set new goals for next year....

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Buzzwords Contest 2015

Buzzwords contest 2015 In early December, most influential Buzzwords in 2015 were announced in Japan. We have Buzzwords contest presented by U-can, publishing company, in Japan every year. Buzzwords reflect current society situation, popular...

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Particle⑧ – “ね(ne)” and “よ(yo)”

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo. In this session, we will study particles “ね(ne)” and “よ(yo)”. Just add these particles at the end of sentence. Very simple.   “ね(ne)” Agreement (or confirmation) The particle “ne” at...