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No30 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. The Japanese like to shorten words and sentences so much that in many cases all that is left at the end are a few fragments of words. This month’s Japanese phrases.      ドタキャン “dotakyan” I am ce[...]

No29 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. The three words we will introduce today have one thing in common. They are all verbs that end with る “ru”, the most common verb ending. The meanings of these verbs are anything but common however. It is amazing what[...]

No28 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. This time we are going to introduce you to three funny expressions the Japanese use in everyday life.   Soshokukei danshi (草食系男子) It literally means herbivorous boy. No, it doesn’t mean that they’re vegetar[...]

No27 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. The Japanese like to shorten words and sentences so much that in many cases all that is left at the end are a few letters or fragments of words. Japanese word / phrase of the month Akeome kotoyoro (あけおめ ことよろ) The [...]

No26 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. The Japanese like to shorten words and sentences so much that in many cases all that is left at the end are a few letters or fragments of words. Japanese word / phrase of the month Konkatsu (婚活) and Shuukatsu (就活) First, [...]

No25 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Japanese like to shorten words and sentences so much that in many cases all that is left at the end are a few letters. Japanese word / phrase of the month   KY (ケーワイ) KY is the shortened version of the phrase “[...]

No24 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

The Japanese language loves to shorten and combine words and has long been abundant with clever abbreviations and amalgamations. Let’s learn to use some of them in conversation! Japanese word or phrase to learn this month Konbini In Japan, there are a lot of small 24/7 stores, in which you can fin[...]