Japanese Word of the Day # 7: Hito

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Word: ひと Kanji: 人 Romaji: hito Type: Noun Meaning: person When talking about an unnamed person, or a person in general, this word is used. The kanji can look very simple to write and read, but it can be a lot more complicated. 人can be read in many ways, and it looks very similar to […]

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Japanese Word of the Day #5: Imouto

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The word 妹 pertains to a person’s “younger sister,” as they use different words to address their family members. It has two characters, 女(おんな / onna), pertaining to the female gender and 未(み / mi), which can also mean “not yet” (also, the same kanji used in 未だ/まだ). “Woman not yet” is what perfectly describes a young female member of the family, thus, the word.

Japanese Word of the Day #1 (kyou no nihon no kotoba)

Japanese Word of the Day #1: Benkyoushimasu

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I’ve mentioned in a previous post that I was thinking of a way for me to easily remember Japanese vocabulary from Lessons 1-20 in Elementary 1-2. So here we are! I will try to update this daily as much as possible, so I can be able to make it a habit to take a look […]