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I wrote my first words in kanji!!!

by SharkByte

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SharkByte Yaaay!! I'm so proud of my self!!! Although these are quite basic I still feel wonderful!!!
  1. Shiny Pyxis
    Shiny Pyxis
    @Trevor the dragon no worries! You've done nothing wrong, just a little bit of confusion on the terms ^^
    Apr 25, 2016
  2. Shiny Pyxis
    Shiny Pyxis
    @The AnimeFreak depends on how you write it! 先輩 is the kanji form of senpai, though it can also be written as せんぱい and keep the same meaning.
    Apr 25, 2016
  3. The AnimeFreak
    The AnimeFreak
    Apr 25, 2016
  4. SharkByte
    Thanks....sorry I'm still learning...I've got a long ways to go...
    Apr 25, 2016
  5. Shiny Pyxis
    Shiny Pyxis
    These are actually katakana; kanji are characters (like what you wrote for name) and not syllabic, katakana is one of the two Japanese syllabic writing systems used for western words and for emphasis when writing. The third writing form, hiragana, is the other syllabic writing system and typically used for normal Japanese words in conjunction with kanji.

    Examples of the three:
    心 - kanji for heart (kokoro)
    こころ-hiragana for heart (still pronounced kokoro)
    ココロ - katakana for heart (also pronounced kokoro)
    Apr 25, 2016
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