LANGUAGE

No44 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. All languages have regional dialects from the different parts of the countries they are spoken in, and of course Japanese is no exception. The world of Japanese dialects is very rich and can be fascinating to get into. As well as[...]

No43 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascination world of the Japanese language. All languages have regional dialects from the different parts of the countries they are spoken in, and of course Japanese is no exception. The world of Japanese dialects is very rich and can be fascinating to get into. As well as[...]

No40 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascination world of the Japanese language. All languages have regional dialects from the different parts of the countries they are spoken in, and of course Japanese is no exception. The world of Japanese dialects is very rich and can be fascinating to get into. As well as[...]

No38 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Are you ready for today’s lesson? Emotions; people have so many of them. You can express how you feel sad, excited or irritated in any language, but the Japanese language even has onomatopoetic words that express emotions a[...]

No37 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Are you ready for today’s lesson? It’s already December and soon is Christmas so let me introduce you to some words related to this holiday. What all of today’s words have in common is, and which can be surprising but a[...]

No36 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Are you ready for today’s lesson? This time we introduce you to a segment of the colourful world of Japanese onomatopoeia. The group of words, which is called “gitaigo” 擬態語, describes conditions, states a[...]

No35 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Are you ready for today’s lesson? This time we introduce you to a segment of the colourful world of Japanese onomatopoeia. Japanese have several words for sound of rainfall which belong to the category “giongo” [...]

No34 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. In everyday life Japanese love to abbreviate words and phrases. However, this can be confusing at times.   This month’s Japanese phrases.   TBS(ティービーエス) These letters stand for the sentence テ[...]

No33 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. In everyday life Japanese love to abbreviate words and phrases. However this can be confusing at times. This month’s Japanese phrases.   DS “DS” is a shortened form of 男子小学生 “danshi shōgakusei̶[...]

No32 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. The two words we will introduce this month have one thing in common: they are both verbs that end with “ru” る, the most common verb ending. Let’s take a closer look at them. This month’s Japanese phrases[...]