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Does every little curve count when writing?

Ivelin
Asked 4 years ago

 

Hello there,

I read that writing how it's shown is better than doing the printed version so I try my best. However, I wonder if, for example, the curved line for う is the same as the line for か.

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So to say, should I be paying attention to the exact way of the drawing of the symbol. Are these two different?

Best regards

Ivelin

 

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2 Answers

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Not really the same.  The downstroke in the curve for 'u' has more of an outward curve, as the downward curve for 'ka' is less curved outwards and it has a little notch up at the end of the stroke.  As for the top of the stroke, I feel the top of the curve for 'u' acts as a 'bowl' for the top finishing stroke.

Taylor
Answered 4 years ago

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In my honest opinion just like with english I don't think it is a huge concern. The whole point of a writting system is to be able to write down what you want and have other people understand, so as long as it's clear which character you have written I wouldn't fret too much over subtle differences. 

Just like in english my handwritting is going to look distinctly differnet to yours, that doesn't make either of us wrong though. 

 

All that being said in this day and age who handwrites anything anyway? haha

XV-Anarchist-VX
Answered 4 years ago

You have a point :) Arigatō

Ivelin
Commented 4 years ago

That's a good way to look at it! :-)

Emmachan
Commented 4 years ago