Japanese Questions and Answers

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Which Katakana Spelling for Violin do You prefer?

Hi! The lesson re small trailing Katakana 'vowels' was very excellent, and the list  of supplementary Katakana is excellent; which Katakan...

Nannette
Answered 8 months ago


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Why do Points Disappear While Active on NihongoMaster?

Hi! While answering & then asking a couple of questions here on NihongoMaster, 60 points just came off the total points! Also, earlier Whi...

XV-Anarchist-VX
Answered 8 months ago


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Has the Top score Badge been Discontinued? Weekly Score now is 31,816 yet no Badge?

Hi! Has the Mount Fuji Top Score Badge been Discontinued? Weekly Total Score now is 31,816 yet no Badge? Was sort of looking forward to th...

shanevea
Answered 9 months ago


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I can't understand this drill on a "[Noun1] より [Noun2] のほうが [Adjective]" comparison

here is a screenshot of the drill:the screenshot is from the quiz, but the drill is from this lesson:https://www.nihongomaster.com/lesson/vi...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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はやい becomes はやく but why ?     

In the lesson Dos And Don'ts, there is an example sentence:  今日ははやくおきたかち。Why did はやい change to はやく in this sentence? So f...

koki.agata
Answered 9 months ago


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Which Katakana Spelling for Violin do You prefer?

Hi! The lesson re small trailing Katakana 'vowels' was very excellent, and the list  of supplementary Katakana is excellent; which Katakan...

Hanshi
Asked 9 months ago


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Are Learning Achievement Badges Awarded Similarly?

Hi! The Learning Achievement Badges are fun when learning: some of them appear suddenly! But are some Badges slower? For example, currentl...

Hanshi
Asked 9 months ago


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Is there a List of How Points for Learning are Scored ?

Hi! Is there a List of How Points for Learning are Scored ? For example, how many points for completing a drill, are there bonus points...

Hanshi
Asked 9 months ago


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What are all the badges you can get on here?

My goal is to gain all of them, but I don't know what they are.

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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Breathing pause

Hello, i often have a problem to choose right time for inhaling when i read some new text with complicated structure and long sentences. I u...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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Kanji: Where Should I Start?

Hi, sorry if the answer to this is obviously mentioned on the site, but I just don't see it. I was told to learn a little at a time, especia...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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Duplicate Drills

Here's something that has been bothering me for a while. As I keep unlocking new drills, I keep running into words which I have already mas...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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Advice on listening?

  I was wondering if anyone has some advice that can help improve listening? When I watch an interview or something similar, people usually...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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Question regarding points

Normally when getting mastered it'll say you scored 25 points, but if I force a drill, it says 1 point. Is this meant to be correct when fo...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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Losing XP

I've noticed that I've been losing a lot of experience lately, even though I do all my drills and a lesson every day. Overnight I lost aroun...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago