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Learning Japanese

Last update September 25, 2023

Japanese Alphabets (Hiragana & Katakana)

Written "ひらがな" and "カタカナ" respectively, Hiragana and Katakana are the Japanese primary alphabets you should begin to learn how to write in Japanese.

Basic Japanese Words

Kinship/Relationship Names in Japanese

Profession/Occupation Names in Japanese

Basic Adjectives in Japanese

Basic Verbs in Japanese

Japanese Kanji

Kanji T shirts may look smart and exotic. But once you know the meaning of the character, you can be sure you are choosing the right one for yourself. Find out more about kanjis, which once served as the matrix to produce hiragana and katakana and still remain crucial part of Japanese writing today.

Japanese Kanji Quiz

Test your knowledge of Japanese kanji!

Japanese Proverbs & Sayings

Proverbs and sayings are representations of people’s insights, wisdom, warning of life and even for fun! — something that’s universal as a human but how they are verbally rendered depends on the individual language and culture. So, here they are! How the Japanese express various ideas and tips of life?