Japanese Questions and Answers

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Any easy Japanese games/books?

  From the time when I was still learning English, I remember that my proficiency took a huge leap forwards when I started playing games an...

Reagan O
Answered 1 year ago


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I really wish the website would promote community features more.

From looking at the rankings there's clearly some very active people and the userbase is probably not reflected by the activity in the commu...

Taylor
Answered 1 year ago


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Did you just cut your shirt? ~ Drill Suggestion

Here's something that just came to me. With so many similar-sounding words that are easy to confuse, yet mean completely different things,...

Kira Resari
Asked 1 year ago


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On'Yomi and Kun'Yomi, 母 and 父

  Just when I thought than On'Yomi and Kun'Yomi couldn't get any more confusing, I come across these two kanji. Now, so far I had assumed...

koki.agata
Answered 1 year ago


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What did I do wrong?

  Here's something about the new drill system that is not a game breaker or anything, but which has caught my attention, and has started to...

Taylor
Answered 1 year ago


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Another Drill Shortcut

Here's something I just realized which can be used to make the drills go even more smoothly, yet I didn't know it was implemented until I fi...

Taylor
Answered 1 year ago


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Memorizing On'yomi... any hints?

  Am I the only one who is finding the on'yomi of new kanji particularly troublesome? I can easliy remember the Kun'yomi, because that appe...

番長
Answered 1 year ago


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Just a suggestion.

You know the rankings board where you can see how many points certain people have gained in a certain time. I believe that our profiles coul...

Mario
Answered 1 year ago


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Today is...?

Here's something that's just caught my attention, and either it hasn't been covered in class, or it has simply evaded my attention: If you...

Johnrey
Answered 1 year ago


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Quiz shortcut

By the way, I wonder how many people have figured out that in the quizzes, you can double-click the answers to go to the next question. It...

Kira Resari
Asked 1 year ago


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How is the particle を pronounced?

So, when you look at any hiragana chart, you see を shared with the w's.  Next to わ(wa). But the problem is, I hear it pronounced as 'o' w...

dwc
Answered 1 year ago


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Massive level drop?

  I put my mastery level up and I dropped two levels. Are they linked?

jojkov
Answered 1 year ago


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Drill Feedback Score Inconsistency

Hi there,   Since the latest alteration to the drill system there no longer is a slow, cumbersome screen inbetween each and every drill. I...

Johanmyst
Asked 1 year ago


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updates

i feel like you guys should do a update board, because every time you guys update the website it leaves me in the dark.

Taylor A.
Answered 1 year ago


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良いそう vs 良さそう

  Hello, What is the difference between 良いそう and 良さそう? In the quiz "I used to study all night" the example uses 豆乳は牛乳に比べ...

melon
Answered 1 year ago