Japanese writing system

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  • A Brief Note On Japanese And Japanese Language

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    are more than 2000 letters of Kanji in Japanese Language. If we are learning Japanese, we have to memorize many Kanji characters with meaning and sound because Japanese uses Kanji a lot in their society. However, actually knowing Kanji is hard for many people. Even native Japanese people sometimes do not know how to read Kanji, which is rarely used. Therefore, there is a debate that about abolishing Kanji. Does Japanese actually need to use Kanji? Japanese language has already two phonographic

  • Man’yōshū vs. Kokinshū and Their Significance

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    The Man’yōshū and the Kokinshū are perhaps among the most revered and earliest collections of Japanese poetry. The Man’yōshū, meaning “Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves (or Generations),” is believed to be compiled by the poet Ōtomo no Yakamochi sometime after AD 759 during the Nara Period. It contains over 4,000 poems, mostly tanka, that date before the end of the eighth century, and the writings are somewhat divided chronologically into four periods. Almost two centuries later, the Kokin waka shū

  • Similarities Between Emoticons And Emojis

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    Emojis, A History Emojis – the little picture messages that have worked their way into our devices, hearts, and to some extent, our speech! Where did they come from? Furthermore, how did they take over? For that matter, what even constitutes an emoji? Relatively few of us take the time consider these questions, despite their central, all encompassing role in our daily lives. The answers, as will soon be discovered, are rich and fascinating! A tiny misnomer that needs to be clarified, before we

  • Case Study Kelly's Assignment in Japan

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    clashes in cultural, customs, and experiences that occurred in this situation. In this case “Kelly’s Assignment in Japan”, we have an example of expatriation poorly managed and unprepared. Different cultures, customs seem very important between Japanese and Westerners. Added to this barrier, we also not that there

  • My Passion For Cooking Essay

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    I’ve always had a passion for cooking. When I was a little girl I loved to cook and enjoyed learning about all sort of cuisines. Today, I am still in the kitchen and every chance I get, I cook. Some days it isn’t even fancy or a hard recipe. Some days it’s a classic, but something that I’ve created. Cooking is my time to be me. It’s the “art form” I pride myself at being good at and I don’t have to try (unlike drawing…not so good at that!). Like a child getting a new toy, I get excited when I discover

  • Cultural Differences Between Chinese And China

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    about the differences between the countries. Even if Japanese tell other people that they are from Japan, some people still misunderstand that they are Chinese. Although there are various of similarities, there are a lot of differences. The two countries of Japan and China demonstrate similarities and differences between appearance, alphabet, and New Year celebration to help one to understand the cultural identity of each country. Chinese and Japanese have similar and different appearances. For instance

  • Advantages And Disadvantages And Disadvantages Of Ineffective Communication?

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    the writer would be writing in a form whereby the steps is simple yet precise. So here are some advantages and disadvantages of ineffective communication. For advantages,

  • Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors Propaganda

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    animation is one way to influence a younger audience, especially by using cute animals and a figure that is well known to them, a fictional figure like Momotaro. This familiar character for the Japanese is

  • Yoshiko Uchid A Poet, And Her Father A Businessman

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    1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and Uchida, along with other Japanese Americans, were sent to relocation camps. She worked as a teacher while attending the camp. Despite the embarrassment and agony of her past, Uchida created profound stories full of sense to both reader and the topic displayed.Yoshiko Uchida used her experiences in the concentration camps, the prejudice she faced in high school,her tradition at home and her Japanese history to create her characters and the conflicts in her books

  • Hafu Essay

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    describe children of half-Japanese descent. This term is derived from the English “ Half “ which, when used in the Japanese language, indicates that a person is only half of the Japanese culture. According to “ Hafu Japanese “ the term Hafu originated in the 1970s and is now the most commonly used label for half-Japanese children (Hafu Japanese, 2010). Being called half might seem like an insult to some people, in Japan it is not really meant this way. In a YouTube video Japanese got asked about what