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Written by Jpbasic on July 28th, 2010
Japan is one of the prominent countries in the world today. Aside from being a target for many businessmen from any corner of the globe, tourists are known to visit every year to enjoy the sights and sounds offered in the area. If you are in a business that could become ...
Written by Jpbasic on February 17th, 2010
  ぜろ、れい-zero, rei: zero いち-ichi: one に-ni : two さん-san: three よん、し-yon, shi: four
Written by Jpbasic on January 28th, 2010
1.      Daily greetings and expressions
Written by Jpbasic on January 24th, 2010
A long vowel is pronounced twice as long as the ordinary vowels  あ、い、う、え、お。If you count the length of the vowel あ  as one, the length of the long vowel ああ is counted as two. Whether a vowel is long or not can change the meaning of the word.
Written by Jpbasic on December 31st, 2009
Katakana ( カタカナ) is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system along with hiragana, kanji, and in some cases the Latin alphabet. In modern Japanese, katakana are most often used for transcription of words from foreign languages (called gairaigo). For example, "television" is written terebi (テレビ). Similarly, katakana ...
Written by Jpbasic on December 31st, 2009
Play flash card games to sharpen your skills in katakana
Written by Jpbasic on December 29th, 2009
Learn hiragana by typing the roman characters into the field. This game is a fun and free way to help you memorize the hiragana characters. You'll be reading Japanese in no time. This online game is recommended for students by many teachers world wide.