Japanese Questions and Answers

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Adding Kanji to the Kanji drills

I'm really struggling to learn kanji on here with my normal method of learning (doing the lessons and then normal drills), and even though I...

Mario
Answered 9 months ago


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To open ~ ひらく VS あける

  Hi everyone, so far, I've been using あける for "to open", but recently, I've also learned "ひらく". Being the curious fox that I am, I...

Hanshi
Answered 9 months ago


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Kanji in lessons and drills?

I started using this site a few days ago and I like it but the drills are a bit frustrating because all the drill answers and questions are...

Dennis
Answered 9 months ago


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新聞 and 新聞紙

  I've been wondering... jsut what is the difference between 新聞 and 新聞紙. I've learned them both to mean "Newspaper", but I assume ther...

Aki
Answered 10 months ago


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あげる VS くれる

  So, I've been wondering, what is the difference between あげる and くれる? More specifically, how can I tell which one to use in any giv...

Aki
Answered 10 months ago


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そして or て-form?

Hi all! I've noticed that sentences can be connected with both そして and using the て-form, and I was wondeirng what the difference was? A...

Aki
Answered 10 months ago


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Being Late ~ おそく VS ちこく

  By now, I've learned two different words for being late: おそく and  ちこく. Now, I'm at a drill that asks for a translation of "Don't b...

Tariq
Answered 11 months ago


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oniitan vs oniichan

what is the difference between oniitan and oniichan ?

Taylor
Answered 11 months ago



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Drill Repetition Frequency and the Leitner System

  I've long since had the suspicion that the drills are repeated at a too-high frequency, and are mastered to quickly, which not only cause...

Marta
Answered 11 months ago


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女の人と話しません/ Remembering Vocab

I came across a drill recently that reads 女の人と話しません. I know what it means, and I can answer the question, but I am curious about th...

番長
Answered 11 months ago


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Drills Suggestion ~ Conjugation Icons

This is something that consistently breaks my flow whenever I do drills. Most drills are nice and easy, I can quickly glance over the quest...

jojkov
Answered 11 months ago


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Bots

There were always some bots spamming in this sites forum, but lately it got out of hand. I dont remember, was there recaptcha when registeri...

Taylor
Answered 1 year ago


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Where did I post that again?

  I sometimes post a question regarding a lesson in the discussion page of that lesson. However, since I'm in the habit of completing one l...

Tariq
Answered 1 year ago


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How many drills have I done today?

  Is it just me or is the activity for drills done not showing up any more?

Taylor
Answered 1 year ago