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Japanese Dictionary, Simplified.
Japanese Dictionary, Simplified.

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In today's world, it's so important to show people you appreciate them. Say thank you in Japanese and start a conversation!
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Want to know how to learn Japanese online with Nihongo Master? Check out our video!
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10 Japanese Tongue Twisters with audio! 早口言葉!

Japanese tongue twisters (早口言葉, hayakuchi kotoba) are sayings that are meant to make you stumble over your words. Just like an English tongue twister, a Japanese tongue twister has no real meaning and is meant to be spoken as fast as possible. In fact,…
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Japanese Noodles Guide: NOODLEGRAPHIC!

OK, so you probably already know about ramen noodles, but what other kinds of Japanese noodles are there? Noodles are a staple of the Japanese diet and surprisingly, most of the noodles they eat are not rice-based. But what are these other types of…
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10 Ways to Say Thank You in Japanese

If you’ve been studying Japanese, or even if you haven’t, you probably know that arigatou means thank you in Japanese. But like most languages there is more than one way to say just about everything! So we’ve decided to compile a list of some other ways…
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Traditional Japanese Colors: Why Green Isn't a Color in Japan

So why isn’t green a color in Japan? Well, today it is. But it wasn’t always. The Japanese people could always see the color green (of course), but for a long time they didn’t have a word for it. It was thought of as just another shade of blue. The word…
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What is the Japanese Alphabet?

Surprise! This is a trick question! To learn the Japanese alphabet you need to learn THREE writing systems, and they aren’t exactly Japanese alphabets. Hiragana Hiragana, the main Japanese writing system you will encounter is a series of syllables that…
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The Katakana alphabet is one of three Japanese writing systems along with hiragana and kanji. At first glance, comparing katakana to hiragana you can see the katakana alphabet has much straighter, simpler lines than hiragana. Of course, neither hiragana…
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Learning the hiragana alphabet is the very first step towards learning Japanese! If Japanese seems like a bunch of crazy squiggles you will never be able to read, don’t fret! Learning hiragana can be very easy with a few simple tools. One of the first…
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If you’ve been to an East Asian country, you’ve probably seen a swastika and thought, WHAT THE #$@& IS THAT DOING HERE? Well first of all, watch your language. But second of all, you should know that it’s not at all what you think. The word for this…
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