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Japanese Language and Culture

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One of the unique aspects of the Japanese culture is the monolingualism of the Japanese. They only speak Nihongo. Even textbooks are in the Japanese language, which is why even foreign students are required to learn Nihongo.
It is called "Kettoh" in japanese.
Red generally has to do with both Shinto and Buddhist traditions,and brides often wear it. Orange means happiness and love Yellow means bravery and cheerfulness (quite the opposite of ourWestern interpretation of cowardice). It's also to color of thenational crest, the chrysanthemum, and in Buddhism...
The importance of holding on to ancient and beautiful traditions isone that should be easily see. What is the importance of theEnglish language or any language for that matter. One might saywell we wouldn't be able to communicate. But there is so much moreto it.
You may say 'onamae wa nan desu/deshou ka,' written: お名前は何です/でしょうか
A Japanese dwarf tree is otherwise known as a bonsai. Thedefinition of bonsai is the art of growing ornamental, artificiallydwarfed varieties of trees and shrubs in pots.
It is called 'shouji,' often written in English as just 'shoji.' It can be written in Japanese as: 障子
1700 / 2000 is the average if you want to read almost everything at the street, and the newspaper *for the newspaper is better 2000...
It can be written: ブルース
You can use 気難しい /ki mu zu ka shi/, for 'to be grumpy' you can use expressions such as 顔を顰める /ka o wo shi ka me ru/ or 不機嫌な顔をする /fu ki gen na ka o wo su ru/.
They did, and still do, paint with brushes.
A traditional Japanese string instrument.
Exactly when the noh mask came into being is not entirely clearhowever it is believed that masks, and their names still usedtoday, were developed from the mid to latter part of the Muromachiperiod (1392-1573). Previous to that time, the mask conventionswere not entirely set and masks themselves had...
I would assume the most famous symbol of Japan would be the mountain - Fuji. It features prominently in many a ways in our culture (for example, the Atari logo). As for technologies, the most widely known might be Tokyo Tower, it's television broadcasting tower. Also, the game of Go is rather...
Traditionally geishas would paint their entire face perfectly white, even their eyebrows and lips. They would extend the paint down their neck, to where the clothing started, and created a double point pattern down the upper back. then they would use a very dark color to paint over the eyebrows to...
Most of the people of Japan pray and worship ancestors and gods atShinto shrines or private altars, while not identifying as "Shinto"or "Shintoist" in surveys. The Japanese have little meaning forthese terms, or they define members in Shinto organizations orsects. In Japanese culture, they recognize...
Latin and German are western languages, so they use letters just like how we write English. Japanese, Chinese and Arabic are eastern languages, so instead of using letters, they use characters that consists of strokes.
It's said pretty much the same as in English. It's pi-za.
The yon (四つ, yottsu) pronunciation has derivations in the original Japanese counting system from before contact with China, and shi was adopted from Chinese sounds. Generally speaking, you can use the one that sounds most natural, however there are certain cases where 四 (shi, four)...
You may say 'suki ja na katta'.
watashi ga ichiban desu (I am number one)
Most Japanese people, especially those in major cities, can'tdrive. The public transportation system is set up so well that onlythose in the most rural of areas ever need to find their owntransportation. . Restaurants in Japan (including many fast-food places) give youmoist towels or wipes before...
The population of. Japan is 127,417,244.. The population of the. United States is 300,000,000.. If the population of the US is one, then Japan's population is about 2..
The kimono (着物) is a Japanese traditional garment worn by women, men and children. The bathrobe is derived from the kimono and has become and indispensable garment in American culture. The expression Kamikaze has infiltrated the American culture, language and business tactics. The...
Only on special occasions.
エンゼルフィッシュ (enzerufisshu)
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For the number: 千九百七十  せん きゅうひゃく ななじゅ sen kyuuhyaku nanajuu One thousand nine hundred seventy For the year: 千九百七十年 せん きゅうひゃく...
主 (しゅ)"shu" usually that's how Japanese use it
If the word is of Japanese origin, it is spelled. あ (a) く (ku) り (ri). Or, if the word's not of Japanese origin (which I doubt) it would be ア (a) ク (ku) り (ri). Copy that as best as you can.
The majority of Japan have two religions, Buddhism and Shintoism. Since they can merge so easily, there is no reason to pick
Japanese society is racially homogeneous with small populations of foreign workers, Zainichi Koreans, Japanese Brazilians, chinese, Filipinos and others. The most dominant native ethnic group is the Yamato people; the primary minority groups include the indigenous Ainu and Ryukyuan, as well as...
You may say 'onna no ko no heya,' written: 女の子の部屋
None. The hummingbird does not live in Japan
six Japanese emperors have been kights of the garter since 1340
If you own an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, there are numerous apps available to you. If not, then it is also a possibility to visit your local bookstore and buy a Japanese language book. I find using HumanJapanese the easiest for basic lingual skills.
まあ まあまあ へ~ (maa, maamaa, hee) are possible phrases equal to "meh". /maa/ is a gentle interjection which can indicate a feeling of "well...ummm....hmmm...." and /maamaa/ means "so-so." /hee/ is actually more of a surprised response, or one which shows...
The Japanese and other people use chopsticks for many of Japanesemeals.
Depends on your native language. Korean and Japanese are grammatically similar with some cognates. While I do not speak Korean I have heard that it is structurally very similar to Japanese. Korean friends also tell me that it in Korean there are a great many levels of politeness or respectful...
More often than not, chopsticks. Although western cultlery is sometimes used
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basically it's same but they pronounce it little different.
It can be written in Japanese as: カイラ
Chinese religion tkes place after budism while Japanese is more of a zen masters religion where the practitioner empteis his mind of all thoughts to gain enlightenment.
There were many daimyo and many samurai under the shogun, but only ONE shogun. Occasionally the former shoguns would consult or rule "behind the scenes," but the title of shogun went to one person at a time.
Geisha will often use fans when they dance. They are used as an accessory to assist in the telling of the story their dance is to portray.
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Traditional Geisha always wear their hair in a traditional styled updo, or wig. And carefully planned kanzashi (hair accessories) and kimono. Their kimono, obi, and kanzashi will always match the season, and event in which they are to attend. In the link below you can see photos of a traditional...
Here is 1 to 200 in Japanese: zero = 零 . 一 . 二 . 三 . 四 . 五 . 六 . 七 . 八 . 九 . 十 . 十一 . 十二 . 十三 . 十四 . 十五 . 十六 . 十七 . 十八 . 十九 . 二å...
You may say 'suteki,' written: 素敵
It does not symbolize anything in particular, being an African, not a Japanese, animal.
Because Korea, the primary land mass that was fought over, was too close to Japan...therefore too close for comfort if it was an enemy. It was like Cuba is to the US...and which resulted in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis; too close for comfort. Russia, on the other hand, wanted the warm water sea...
the china had the people resources
Among several alternatives, one translation would be 'to itta'.
They can sometimes weigh up to 35 to 40 lbs.
It can roughly be pronounced as 'dye-dye-eeroh.'
The left paw being raised brings in customers to one's shop, the right paw brings wealth and good luck. Sometimes both will be raised. The higher the paw is raised, the greater the luck.
You probably mean kana with diacritical marks. What you mean by 'c sound' is unclear. In Japanese the 't' column reads like this ta chi tsu te to If you mean the 'kuh' C sound (as in cookies) you would use the 'k' line of kana: ka ki ku ke ko If you mean the 'suh' sound ...
Cicadas may be annoying to the people in the United States, but they are actually valued in the Japanese culture. They are basically the symbol of summer in Japan. You often see little children with nets trying to catch these insects during summers in Japan, and the "songs" of cicadas are even used...
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I am sure there are people who may be willing to teach you for free, such as a Japanese speaking friend. However, it takes a lot of commitment and dedication, and is not a short process.
You may say 'kaminoke ga suki desu,' or 'kaminoke ga kawaii desu,' written: 髪の毛が好きです  髪の毛が可愛いです
There are more then 35,000 Kanji characters in the Japanese language. A lot of them are obscure and not commonly used. I doubt there is a website that has all of them. You can look at the JLPT project site and there will be a lot of Kanji, all useful.
Japan has a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and what could be considered "landmarks," but is probably best known for Mt. Fuji.
In Japan, they pay cash in Yen (the Japanese currency, JPY). For large purchases, they sometimes use plastic cards (credit or debit). No-one uses cheques.
I've never heard of a Chinese geisha. It's a Japanese word, and traditionally a Japanese profession.
If MacArthur (leader of the Allied Occupation of Japan) had decided to get rid of the emperor I believe that the occupation would not have been as successful as it was. The Japanese people were already devastated by losing the war so if they lost their emperor (to the Japanese people he was seen...
er since no one's answered this I'll give something similar to it a go, but I'm still only beginning to learn. 'mochiron atashi WA kimi no tomodachi' is something like 'or course i am your friend' if that's anyhting helpful.
It's a kind of drink.
Yonaguni is the westernmost island of Japan .
For the same reason why... ... in Germany people speak German; ... in Finland people speak Finnish; ... in Mongolia people speak Mongolian; ... in Vietnam people speak Vietnamese; ... in Uzbekistan people speak Uzbek; etc. etc. etc. In some countries people speak a language of themselves; in others...
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It would be "Peyton" Because its your name, however, your last name would go first so your name would be (Last name here)-kun.
You may say 'harai,' written: 払い
The particle 'WA' is just that; a particle that marks the topic of a sentence. In Japanese, the word order can be switched to either Subject+Object+Verb OR Object+Subject+Verb, though the first is used most often. A particle's purpose is to mark the nouns (Subjects/Direct Objects/Objects of the...
New Zealand-south east of Australia across the Timor Sea: 2,153 km from Australia. Indonesea-North of Australia: 5,393 km from Autralia. Papua New Guinea-North of Australia: 150km from Australia.
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well there might be lots of reason why people having stereotype views towards other ethnic groups, examples are cultural misconception, conflict between two ethnic groups historically, etc. For the Japanese case, Chinese and Korean disliked them because Japanese historically had invaded these two...
The dog Is an Akita. "The Akita Inu (秋田犬 ? ) is a breed of large dog originating in Japan, named for Akita Prefecture, where it is thought to have originated. It is considered a separate breed from theAmerican Akita in most countries (with the exception of the American and...
Moyahshi in Japanese translated in English is? .
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No, the Japanese Self Defense Force is an all-volunteer group, and there is no law in Japan requiring people to serve.
Being a clustler of islands, they often tried to expand into other territories surrounding them, so they could support their population better.
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Rate This Answer. They just assumed it would be far more effective to use force. Sadly, this force was actually mass genocide and brutal behavior.
They had many myths, but the myths, like almost all religions of those days, the myths simply explained why things happen in nature. They might explain how mankind came to be, or why night and day are seperated, or might explain an eclipse or why a rainbow has appeared.
'family' is 'kazoku' in Japanese. In kanji, it is spelled; 家族. I hope this helped :)
You may say 'watashi/boku wa kangaeteiru,' written in Japanese as: 私は考えている。