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Any good Japanese conjugation dictionary?

  As I keep learning more and more words, I end up getting confused about the conjugations, especially with words ending on -る and their...

jojkov
Answered 1 year ago


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About bulk SMS sending service in the USA?

Bulk SMS USA has turned into an exceedingly clever, customized comfort channel that organizations want to impart and draw in with clients. I...

Dennis
Answered 1 year ago


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つづく and つづける

I dont know in which lesson these two words were introduced, but both basically means to continue. Then in lesson with potential forms, one...

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Answered 1 year ago


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Is there considered a formality difference with different paper brightnesses with brushwriting?

  Is there sometimes considered a formality or style difference with different paper brightnesses when brushwriting?  See various brightnes...

Hanshi
Asked 1 year ago


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If a drill quiz indicates +100pts, why would total score only increase by 42?

Completing a drill quiz indicated +100pts, yet the total pt score only increased by 42; after completing a drill wasn't typing into site for...

Hanshi
Asked 1 year ago


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When writing vertically what placement of small Furigana next to Kanji is considered most correct?

  When writing small vertical Furigana which fits vertically next to & less than the height of a Kanji, is it considered better to center v...

Hanshi
Asked 1 year ago


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Are there common examples where (specific) Onyomi & Kunyomi forms are correctly interchangeable?

   Are there common examples, or common colloquial usages where (specific) Onyomi & Kunyomi forms are correctly interchangeable and have th...

Hanshi
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Are there any suggestions why ぢ , ぢゃ , ぢゅ and ぢょ apparently are essentially left out from the basic Hiragana drills ?

  Apparently ぢ , ぢゃ , ぢゅ and ぢょ are essentially are left out from the basic Hiragana drills; thank you, Hanshi

Hanshi
Answered 1 year ago


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Dialect

I recently found out there are different dialects and was wondering what Nihongo Master teches?

Hanshi
Answered 1 year ago


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Difference between syllables

I am just wondering what the differences are when pronouncing the three syllables su, tsu and zu as they sound the same to me  

Hanshi
Answered 1 year ago


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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 1 year 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
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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
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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
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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 1 year ago