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Too few Kanji in Japanese?

The chairman of a global company in Japan says that the Japanese should abolish the limit of using kanji”, this morning Nikkei. Not “abol...
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Jan 31, 2011 13:59 Kanji Japanese_language
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Too many freeloaders on Lang-8 ?

Some people say there are too many freeloaders on Lang-8. They post material in their native tongue and use native speakers as “free tran...
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Jan 29, 2011 14:30
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「は」 of the Japanese Language

A short memo about ‘は’. Sample 1 そんなに短くは書けない。 I can write, but cannot write so short. This is a partial negation. The only ‘so sho...
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Jan 27, 2011 22:01 Japanese_language partial_negation 「は」 「が」
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「と」「か」「や」 'and' 'or' 'and/or'

A short memo about how to use 「と」「か」「や」 Though there may be some exceptions, I think the basic is the following. 「と」 and 「か」 or 「...
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Jan 25, 2011 23:12 Japanese_language
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Are judges who declared somebody not guilty relegated in Japan?

I recently read an article in a magazine issued by a major pubulisher in Japan, titled: “The relationship between the 99.9% into guilty ...
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Jan 23, 2011 22:26 Japan judicature 司法