Japanese Questions and Answers

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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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago


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Show the answer you gave.

  I have a few drills where I got it wrong though I believe I got it right. Could it be possible to have the answer I gave with the right a...

Hanshi
Answered 6 months ago


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Differentiating "looks like" and "told me" forms for な-adjectives?

  Hello everyone, I just cleared the lesson with the "looks like" forms, and was wondering if there is a way to tell apart the "looks like...

jojkov
Answered 6 months ago


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Trouble learning Japanese Particles usage

Hi there, Can anyone point me to a complete comprehensive beginners guide to learning japanese particles. I have come across many from web...

WhiteLayer
Answered 6 months ago


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What is the meaning of this sentence?

"動き始めた世界 愛"   Song: "Kiss of death" by Mika Nakashima

Dave
Answered 6 months ago


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Vocabulary

Whats the meaning of annoying because i looked it up some times they give me meiwakuna and others okkuu and also imeimashi so any help  ?

jojkov
Answered 7 months ago


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~てしまう both as "regretter" and "terminator" ?

In the lesson "Don't cry over spilled milk" there is the follwing sentence: 先生がおこってしまいました。 When I use the "regretter" meanin...

Aki
Answered 7 months ago


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Shortcuts (or rather, the lack thereof)

Hi there,   With the new system (especially after the removal of the intermediate feedback page) I noticed shortcuts dissapearing and no n...

Kira Resari
Answered 7 months ago


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"Official Pseudonym" in Japanese

Hello everyone, I'm finally going to Japan next week, and I'm going to travel using my official pseudonym. I really hope that won't be a pr...

Kira Resari
Asked 7 months ago


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Great excersizes with tutors?

みんなささん、こんにちは! I’ve started japanese tutoring recently, and I’ve realised that while the tutor is great I have no idea what to...

エミリー
Asked 7 months ago