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How do you write in Japanese?
April 19, 2011 5:16PM
Hiragana for basics. Katakana for foreign-pronounced words. The recognition of over 1,400 Kanji (phonetic characters) is needed to become fluent.
(The romaji, which are Latin/English characters, are not used in Japan.)
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