To write correctly in Japanese, you will first need to learn how each symbol is drawn, a sequence of steps known as the stroke order. Learning these steps will probably seem complicated to you at first, but the truth is that the hand-eye coordination required to follow those steps will be a further aid in your ability to memorize the hiragana, katakana, and kanji symbols.
If you want to learn Japanese writing, start with hiragana and katakana. Once you are comfortable with those two scripts, then you can begin to learn kanji. Hiragana and katakana are simpler than kanji, and have only 46 characters each. It is possible to write an entire Japanese sentence in hiragana.
The Japanese numerals are the number names used in Japanese.In writing, they are the same as the Chinese numerals, and the grouping of large numbers follows the Chinese tradition of grouping by 10,000. Two pronunciations are used: the Sino-Japanese (on'yomi) readings of the Chinese characters and the Japanese yamato kotoba (native words, kun'yomi readings).If you want to learn Japanese, you can’t avoid learning how to read Japanese. The Japanese writing system is unique and beautiful, no doubt about that. It is also famously complex. Unfortunately, that can put off any newcomers to the language.Japanese counting words to count from 0 (rei) to 100 (hyaku) 1: ichi 2: ni 3: san 4: yon 5: go 6: roku 7: nana 8: hachi 9: kyuu 10: juu.
How to write an email in Japanese. How to write an email in Japanese. If you’re working for a Japanese company, or in a company where Japanese is being used, you probably have to write emails in Japanese, hence the need to know how to write an email in Japanese. This is a chance for you to make use of your honorific arsenal.Read More
How to learn Japanese by yourself? Start with an easy and free online course! We have adopted an objective and efficient approach to learn how to speak a language easily and quickly: we suggest you to start by memorizing words, phrases and practical expressions that you can use in everyday life and that will be useful when traveling. Getting used to pronounce words out loud, numbers for.Read More
Today’s topic is how to write Japanese letters appropriately. This is going to apply to all of the three groups of letters in Japanese. By the way, in case you are wondering why the heck we have three different sets of letters and how they function differently in Japanese, you can go to this blog where I explained the difference of Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji.Read More
Write a number in full in Japanese. Let’s move now to the practice of the numbering rules in Japanese. Will you guess how to write a number in full? Enter a number and try to write it down in your head, or maybe on a piece of paper, before displaying the result.Read More
There are many ways to count things in Japanese depending on the type of object being counted! In these review notes, we will learn how to count seconds, minutes, and hours in Japanese!Read More
Do you know how to write the date in Japanese? It is not that easy, considering that there are various ways to state the date. Though standards are being introduced, some countries have different orders. In Europe, i.e. the date starts with the day, then the month and last the year. June 20th, 2015 would be 20.06.2015, while in the US it would be 06.20.2015.Read More
This page contains a table including the following: Japanese alphabet, including Kana, Hiragana, and Katakana, letters which help you pronounce the words in a given language, you will also learn about the different consonants and vowels.Make sure to check our Learn Japanese page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.Read More
Today's Note: Numbers in Japanese langauge. When we write 2000 yen in Japanese, we used 2 as a number and sen kanji symbol to represent 1000. Also, yen symbol to represent yen in japanese. So, if we write 3000, we use the number 3 instead of the number 2.Read More
Defining haiku in terms of syllables and sentences becomes complicated once you translate the poetry across languages. Some translators argue that 12 English syllables would correlate more closely to the 17 sounds called on used by Japanese haiku poets. Another structural difference born out by translation is that Japanese haiku are written straight across in one line, while English-speaking.Read More
Write Japanese Hiragana. Let's practise how to write Japanese hiragana characters in the correct way. There are only 46 of them. In this section you will get to learn the first 25 characters.Read More