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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 is  one that should be easily see. What is the importance of the  English language or any language for that matter. One might say  well we wouldn't be able to communicate. But there is so much more  to 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. The  definition of bonsai is the art of growing ornamental, artificially  dwarfed 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...
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 clear  however it is believed that masks, and their names still used  today, were developed from the mid to latter part of the Muromachi  period (1392-1573). Previous to that time, the mask conventions  were not entirely set and masks...
  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...
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...
It's said pretty much the same as in English. It's pi-za.
お前は馬鹿です!(Omae wa baka desu!)
watashi ga ichiban desu (I am number one)
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 structure of...
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 ななじゅねん sen kyuuhyaku nanajuu nen One thousand nine hundred seventy year
主 (しゅ)"shu" usually that's how Japanese use it
The majority of Japan have two religions, Buddhism and Shintoism. Since they can merge so easily, there is no reason to pick
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 interest or even just that...
The Japanese and other people use chopsticks for many of Japanese  meals.
More often than not, chopsticks. Although western cultlery is sometimes used
Answer . ................ IN A KIMONO STORE ...........SMART...
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...
You may say 'suteki,' written: 素敵
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 port...
the china had the people resources
They can sometimes weigh up to 35 to 40 lbs.
It can roughly be pronounced as 'dye-dye-eeroh.'
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 (as in cereal)...
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...
Chuugokugo Chuugoku means China Go means language
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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.
'Tamago,' pronounced "Tah-mah-goh."
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
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...
It's a kind of drink.
Yonaguni is the westernmost island of Japan.
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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
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.
2nd September 1945, aboard USS Missouri
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 Canadian Kennel Clubs)...
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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.
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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.
the 3 languages are..hiragana,katakana,and kanji....hope this helps.
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。
Mixi is the largest casual social networking site in Japan. There is also GREE, who comes in as number 2. Mixi has closed it's doors to foreigners who live outside of Japan/Nihon though it is still possibly for people without a Japanese number to fairly easily join Mixi.
Hiragana is a syllable that is in the Japanese language, in all of the hiragana, they have 46 letters.They have their vowels sound like the following:a,i,u,e,o-ka,ki,ku,ke,ko-sa,shi,su,se,so-ta,chi,tsu,te,to-na,ni,nu,ne,no-ha,hi,fu,he,ho-ma,mi,mu,me, mo-ya,yu,yo-ra,ri,ru,re,ro-and the three last...
The emperors were kids. this made them weak.
"Doki" is wrath in Japanese.
Japanese people use chopsticks to eat their food.
手前/お前/君/あんた/あなたが死ぬtemae(or, temee)/omae/kimi/anta/anata ga shinu (Japanese)/you SUBJ die/ - the words for "you" go from rude to standard, but do not cover all options for that particular pronoun. Some options are obsolete. The sentence can be further enhanced with...
Kanji can be spelled two different ways. One way is the hiragana version: かんじ The kanji version of the word kanji would look like this: 漢字 The katakana version is not used in the proper Japanese text but katakana of kanji would look like this: カンジ Again,...
"(I) don't mind." "It doesn't matter." "It's irrelevant."
You may say 'sensei,' or 'watashi no sensei,' written (in that order): 先生  私の先生
Ususally it is just chairs, Japanese also kneel on mats.
The Japanese word for "bone" is 'hone,' written in Japanese as: 骨
火の玉 (hinotama) or 火玉 (hi・dama)
クリストファ。 Korisutofa. Christopher.
Because many members of the government are tobacco junkies.