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Japanese Language: Most Popular Articles

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How to Say "I love you" in Japanese
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Free Japanese Language Videos
Here is a list of instructional language videos to improve your comprehension. There is also a variety of audio files available on my Japanese Listening Practice page.
Free Japanese Lessons - Learn Japanese
Learn Japanese - free Japanese language online lessons including kanji, hiragana, katakana, basic lessons, grammar, expressions, audio files, phrase of the day
Learn to Speak Japanese
You want to learn Japanese, but don't know where to start? This page directs you to where you should begin in order to speak Japanese.
What is the difference between Arigatou...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - What is the difference between Arigatou gozaimasu and Arigatou gozaimashita?
Greetings and Daily Expressions
Learn how to say Good Morning in Japanese.
How to use ~san, ~kun and ~chan in Japanese
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - How do you use ~san, ~kun and ~chan?
Greetings for Special Occasions - Celebrations
Learn how to say Happy Birthday in Japanese.
Ohayou - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say good morning in Japanese.
Oyasuminasai - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say good night in Japanese
Japanese Zodiac - The Twelve Zodiac Signs
Learn about the Japanese zodiac and find out what animal you are.
Japanese Particles - use of particle wa and ga
Learn how to use Japanese particles and the difference between particle wa and ga
The Japanese Education System - School Life in...
Learn about the Japanese education system and what the life of a student is like?
Expressions used in Japanese Letters - How to...
The difference between written language and conversational language in Japanese is much greater than in English. Learn some set expressions (opening and closing words, preliminary greetings, final greetings used in formal Japanese letters.
Top 100 Most Common Kanji - 1 thru 50
Are you interested in learning Japanese writing? Are you little overwhelmed by kanji, as there are more than a thousand of them? Here is a list of 100 most frequently used kanji in Japanese newspapers.
Japanese Words for "Love"
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Visiting Someone's Place
When visiting your superior or somebody for the first time, these phrases will be helpful to express your gratitude. Here are some common expressions you are likely to use when visiting Japanese homes.
Kanji for Tattoos
Kanji tattoos seem to be popular these days. Even if you are not interested in getting a tattoo, this page will help you to find out how to write specific words, or your name, in kanji characters.
Japanese Writing for Beginners
Writing might be one of the most difficult, but also fun, parts of learning Japanese. There are three types of scripts in Japanese: kanji, hiragana and katakana.
All About Verbs - Part 1
Learn about Japanese verb groups (verb tense), verb conjugation and more.
Japanese Numbers - Learn How to Count in Japanese
Learn about numbers and how to count in Japanese.
Konbanwa - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn simple Japanese phrases - Good evening (Konbanwa)
What is the difference between kudasai and...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - What is the difference between kudasai and onegaishimasu?
All About Verbs (3)
Learn about Japanese verb groups (verb tense), verb conjugation and more.
Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn Japanese - This is a collection of easy Japanese phrases. The Japanese writings for each phrase is included for your reading and writing practice
Useful Japanese Expressions
Learn useful Japanese expressions with audio files to help your pronunciation.
Joyo Kanji - Joyo Kanji by Grade
Free Kanji online lessons including all of the 1006 joyo kanji characters
Japanese Baby Names for Boys and Girls
Learn Japanese - Japanese Baby Names for Boys and Girls
Japanese Verb Conjugations
Learn Basic Japanese verbs and their conjugation
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - A
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - A
The particles "O" and "No"
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Konnichiwa - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say good afternoon in Japanese.
Japanese Greetings
Learning greetings is a great way to start communicating people in their language. Please listen the audio carefully, and mimic what you hear rather than reading words.
How to write hiragana: a, i, u, e, o -...
Learn how to write the hiragana character for "a" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important
All About Japanese Verbs (2)
This week we will learn about Japanese verb conjugation from my free Japanese online lessons.
How Would I Apologize in Japanese?
Apologizing is considered a virtue in Japan. Learn some expressions to apologize.
Hai - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn simple Japanese phrases - Responding in Agreement
Japanese Verbs
Learn basic Japanese verbs with audio files
Introductory Japanese Lessons (1)
The Japanese language has only 5 vowels: a, i, u, e, o. Learn how to pronounce Japanese vowels.
Free Hiragana Lessons - How to write hiragana
Free online Hiragana Lessons - How to write hiragana
How to pronounce hiragana - Japanese Hiragana...
How to pronounce hiragana - Hiragana Audio Files
Japanese verb conjugation - to do (suru)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to do (suru, shimasu)
Arigatou gozaimasu - Simple Japanese Phrases
Thank you very much in Japanese - Arigatou gozaimasu
Word of the Day - subarashii
Learn a new Japanese word every day.
Ogenki desu ka - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn simple Japanese phrases - How are you? (Ogenki desu ka)
Most Popular Japanese Baby Names of 2014
Here is the list of the 10 most popular Japanese baby names of 2014. The names are ranked by popularity, with the most common pronunciation listed first.
What does Banzai mean in Japanese? - The...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - What does Banzai mean?
Animals
Here is a list of Japanese animal vocabulary with audio files to help your pronunciation.
When do you use Sumimasen as I am sorry And...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - When do you use sumimasen as I am sorry?
Japanese verb conjugation - to come (kuru)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to come (kuru, kimasu)
Japanese Counters
Let's learn how to count in Japanese. Every language has a different way of counting objects; the Japanese use counters.
Telling time in Japanese - How to say what time...
Telling time in Japanese - How to say what time is it in Japanese
Gomennasai - Simple Japanese Phrases
I'm sorry in Japanese - Gomennasai
Free Japanese Audio Files
Listening Japanese audio files is good practice for your pronunciations. Try to listen them repeatedly to get proper sounds.
Popular Kanji for Tattoos - Part 1
Learn Japanese - Learn how to write the kanji characters most often used for tattoos
Expressions of Desire
There are two ways to express desire or wish.
Lucky and unlucky numbers in Japan - Are there...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - Are there any unlucky numbers in Japan?
Japanese Body Parts Vocabulary
Learn basic Japanese language vocabulary for body parts with audio files.
Word of the Day - oishii
Learn a new Japanese word every day.
Valentine's Day in Japan
In Japan, it is only the women who give presents (mainly chocolates) to men on Valentine's Day. Learn more about the celebrations.
Hiragana Lessons - How to write hiragana...
Hiragana Lessons - How to write hiragana (Greetings)
All About Adjectives part 1
This week we will learn about I-Adjectives and Na-Adjectives
Japanese verb conjugation - to go (iku)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to go (iku, ikimasu)
Animal sounds in Japanese
Animal sounds in Japanese
Japanese Universities
Is it true that Japanese universities are hard to get in, but easy to graduate from? Find out more about Japanese universities.
Particles: Ni
Particles are probably one of the most difficult and confusing aspects of Japanese sentences. The Particle ni has quite a few different functions such as indirect object marker, location, direction, time, and so on.
Utsukushii - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say beautiful in Japanese
Writing Japanese New Year's Cards
The Japanese send New Year's cards (nengajo) rather than Christmas cards. Try sending them to surprise your Japanese friends!
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - K
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - K
Japanese Baby Names for Girls - S
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Girls - S
How to write hiragana: ka, ki, ku, ke, ko -...
Learn how to write the hiragana character for "ka" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important
Introductory Japanese Lessons (2)
What are the characteristics of Japanese grammar?
Ki o tsukete - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say take care in Japanese
Greetings
Learn simple Japanese greetings.
Japanese Conception of Red - Is Red the Color...
How do the Japanese see and use the color red?
Useful Japanese expressions when visiting...
Japanese seem to have many formal phrases for certain actions. Learn some common expressions you are likely to use when visiting Japanese homes.
Daijoubu - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say okay in Japanese
Word of the Day - utsukushii
Learn a new Japanese word every day.
Tadaima - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn simple Japanese phrases - I'm back (Tadaima)
Japanese Baby Names for Girls - M
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Girls - M
Expressions of Ability (1)
Ability and potential can be expressed by two different ways in Japanese.
Japanese Baby Names for Girls - K
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Girls - K
Greetings for Special Occasions - New Year's...
Greeting with appropriate words is important for socializing. Learn how to say Happy New Year in Japanese.
Japanese verb conjugation - to sleep (neru)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to sleep (neru, nemasu)
Introductory Japanese Lessons
Following is the complete list of my free online introductory Japanese lessons.
Free Kanji Lessons
Learn Japanese - free Japanese online kanji lessons
Japanese verb conjugation - to return (kaeru)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to return (kaeru, kaerimasu)
Japanese Baby Names for Girls - A
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Girls - A
Kanji reading - What is On-reading and...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - I saw the different writing style for the hiragana ki and sa from your site. Are they both correct?
Japanese Flowers in Proverbs
The Japanese word for flower is hana. Hana also means nose, though two words usually don’t get confused through a context. Japanese has a quite few proverbs that include the word flower, or the names of flowers.
Learning Hiragana
Have you started learning Japanese writing? If you are new to Japanese, I recommend you learn hiragana first. Japanese children usually start with hiragana as well.
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - H
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - H
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - M
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - M
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - S
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - S
How to Say the Months and Days in Japanese
Learn basic Japanese language vocabulary for calendar with audio files.
Symbols of Japanese Summer
Japanese summer is hot and humid. Let's look at the symbols for the hot Japanese summer.
Japanese verb conjugation - to play (asobu)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to play (asobu, asobimasu)
All About Adjectives Part2
This week we will learn about The Use of Adjectives
Basic Japanese Language Vocabulary with Audio...
Listen and learn basic Japanese language vocabulary
Most Common Sentence Ending Particles in...
In Japanese, there are many particles that are added to the end of a sentence. They express the speaker's emotions, doubt, emphasis, caution, hesitation, wonder, admiration, and so on.
Trends in Japanese Baby Names
How to write your name in Japanese and the meaning of japanese names, learn about trends in Japanese baby names
Japanese verb conjugation - to see, to look...
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to see (miru, mimasu)
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - T
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - T
Dore - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say which in Japanese.
How many kanji are there? - How many kanji do I...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - How many kanji do I need to learn to read Japanese?
How to introduce yourself in Japanese -...
This week we will learn vocabulary in Japanese and some grammar (nouns, omission of topic, negative form, desu)
Japanese verb conjugation - to meet (au)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to meet (au, aimasu)
What is the difference between kara and node in...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - What is the difference between kara and node?
Japanese Colors Vocabulary - Learn Japanese...
Learn basic Japanese language vocabulary for colors with audio files.
Japanese for beginners
free Japanese online lessons for beginners
Personal Pronouns
A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. The use of Japanese personal pronouns is quite different from English.
Basic Japanese Lessons - At the Restaurant (1)
Learn Japanese language with basic Japanese lessons - Vocaburay and useful expressions from the dialgue, At the Restaurant.
Sentence Ending Particles (1)
In Japanese, there are many particles that are added to the end of a sentence. They express the speaker's emotions, doubt, emphasis, caution, hesitation, wonder, admiration, and so on.
Japanese Phrase of the Day Lessons - Daily...
Learn useful Japanese phrases with audio files: exchange business cards japanese phrase mind exercise hang up the phone time card
Basic Japanese Lessons
The following is the complete list of my free online basic Japanese lessons.
Japanese Baby Names for Girls - R
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Girls - R
Family - Japanese Vocabulary
In Japanese, the terms of family relationships differ according to whether you are talking about your own family to someone else, or the other person's family.
Kanji Onreading and Kunreading - How do you...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - I saw the different writing style for the hiragana ki and sa from your site. Are they both correct?
How do you express hearsay in Japanese?
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - How do you express hearsay?
The Year of the Sheep - Hitsuji doshi
2015 is the year of the sheep. Learn about the Japanese custom of sending New Year Cards as well as some expressions including the word sheep.
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - R
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - R
Responding in Agreement
Learn simple Japanese phrases - Responding in Agreement
How to write hiragana: sa, shi, su, se, so -...
Learn how to write the hiragana character for "sa" in this simple lesson. Please remember, it is important
Word of the Day - moto
Learn a new Japanese word every day.
Word of the Day - abunai
Learn a new Japanese word every day.
Verbs of Change - Naru
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English Language Education in Japan
In Japan, English language education starts the first year of junior high school and continues at least until the third year of high school.
Disagreement Responses
Learn simple Japanese phrases - Disagreement Responses in Japanese
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - J
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - J
Fish - Japanese Vocabulary
Learn fish vocabulary in Japanese.
Expressing Uncertainty
This week we will learn about Expressing Uncertainty, from your Japanese guide
Conversation openers and fillers in Japanese
In Japanese conversations, openers and fillers are used quite often to smooth communication. Let's learn about frequently used openers and fillers in Japanese.
Introductory Japanese Lessons (3)
Learn about three different Japanese scripts: kanji hiragana and katakana.
Japanese verb conjugation - to write (kaku)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to write (kaku, kakimasu)
Introducing People: At a Party
This week we will learn basic dialogue and English translations for introductions.
Is there any other meaning for chotto beside a...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - Is there any other meaning for chotto beside a little?
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - Y
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - Y
Japanese Lessons with audio files
Listening sound files is good practice for your pronunciations. Try to listen them repeatedly to get proper sounds, from your Japanese Guide
Japanese verb conjugation - to eat (taberu)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to eat (taberu, tabemasu)
Conditional "~ba" form
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Yoi ichinichi o - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say have a nice day in Japanese
Question Words
Learn how to say question words in Japanese.
Japanese Baby Names for Boys - N
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Boys - N
Useful Japanese Verbs
Useful Japanese Verbs. Japanese Language.
Japanese verb conjugation - to read (yomu)
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to read (yomu, yomimasu)
What is the difference between ~ masu and ~ te...
Frequently Asked Question in Japanese language - What is the difference between ~ masu and ~ te imasu?
Word of the Day - wagamama
Learn a new Japanese word every day.
Japanese verb conjugation - to understand...
Learn Japanese verb conjugation - to understand (wakaru, wakarimasu)
Kawaii - Simple Japanese Phrases
Learn how to say cute in Japanese
Japanese Baby Names for Girls - H
The list of Japanese Baby Names for Girls - H

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