Japanese Questions and Answers

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This will brand me for life

  Hi nihongomaster community!! I'm planning to draw a tattoo on my left forearm with the concept of "anticipation", actually I wanted to d...

Asuna
Answered 4 months ago


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"ga" and "wa"

Hello! I have a question on "ga", when should I use it and what’s the difference between "ga" and "wa". Thank you

Link
Answered 4 months ago


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hi! many words are somewhat accented, how is the accenting based? thank you!

 hi! many words are somewhat accented, how is the accenting based?  is it mostly standard Tokyo Dialect or are there other Diealects which...

番長
Answered 5 months ago


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Hi, Just wondering if this site really works?

  Like most sites teaching laungauges don't just start from the beggining with the alphabet and start you off with phrases for if you here...

Aki
Answered 5 months ago


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Kanji writing practice

Does anyone have a link to a pdf with all of the kanji radicals for writing practice?

Hanshi
Answered 5 months ago


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97 day kanji challenge

So, I've read online that BEFORE studying japanese (and well, im not very far past the beginner classes) you should learn all the 2136(ish?)...

Hanshi
Answered 5 months ago


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Romanji // 'desu'

I've been learning romanji before hiragana or kana and I wanted to know:If I wanted to say, 'He should eat,' should I say 'Kare wa, taberu b...

Hanshi
Answered 5 months ago


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Just finished all the lessons and quizzes!

  Hello, I finally reached the end of nihongomaster, but defintely not the end of my studies. While there is so much I still have to learn...

Aki
Answered 5 months ago


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さる and おかね

what is the different between さる and おかね? i mean when to use it?

Vidula
Answered 5 months ago


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持つ vs. ~がいる・~がある

Hi all! I've noticed that there are two ways to say have, 持つ and ~がいる・~がある (depending on context) and I was jsut wondeirng what t...

番長
Answered 5 months ago


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I don't understand this achievement

  I was doing my drills when it said I got the achievement of getting on the leaderboards. I checked the leaderboards to see where I was bu...

XV-Anarchist-VX
Answered 5 months ago


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Why is し used after そうだ in this sentence?

In the lesson" Never give-up you can do it"  there is the following sentence: かんじも1000こいじょう書けるそうだし I tried to look back...

yu yu san
Answered 5 months ago


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Word for developing a skill

  If I want to say "I want to improve my speaking skills", would "Hassei ga migakitai" be correct?

Aki
Answered 5 months ago


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Does potential form work the same way in english?

Recently I learnt how to do potential form, and a drill came up that went 今日、負けられない Today, I can't lose If someone said that in...

Aki
Answered 5 months ago


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Ultimate Review

Is there a way to review or drill EVERYTHING we've learned? I've been doing this for quite some time so that would be really beneficial for...

番長
Answered 5 months ago