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How to Tell Time in Japanese

In this article, you will learn how to tell time in Japanese. This is an essential skill in Japan, where punctuality is very important, and transportation always runs on time. Before we begin, you may wish to review the numbers from 1 to 59. Let’s start with the basic vocabulary of telling time. Time-Related Vocabulary … Read more

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Conjugating Japanese Adjectives: It’s Easier Than You Think!

Adjectives are words that are used to describe things. They play a vital role in increasing your language fluency. Japanese adjectives are broadly divided into two categories: i-adjectives and na-adjectives. I-adjectives end in -i and are conjugated similarly to verbs. Na-adjectives end in -na when they come before a noun and are conjugated using the … Read more

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Mastering Japanese Past Tense Verbs

Once you’ve mastered present tense verb conjugations, what comes next? Now you’re ready to take your skills to the next level with Japanese past tense verbs. Past tense verbs add dimension to your Japanese language ability, allowing you to talk about past events and completed actions. Before we begin, take a moment to review the … Read more