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How many of you know Japanese or have tried learning it ?
How would you rate your ability to type 日本語 online
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俺わ日本
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>>1246022
I know enough to google translate spoilers and the like and then fix the outcome by abusing jisho.org.
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>>1246022
kono pasakon de nihongo wo taipu dekimasen kedo futsuu ni watashi wa jibun ga 3/10 to omou
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/mlpol/ sometimes watches japanese works, they are usually subtitled.
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>>1246022
non, google translate all the way
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やあああああああああああああああだああああああああああああああああああああああああ
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I'm planning on taking JLPT this December. I could definitely pass N4 if I took it today, but I'm studying to be able to pass N3. I don't want to take N3 and fail though.

>type 日本語
I haven't gotten around to configuring Japanese input on my computer yet, but I've gotten pretty good at the iphone's kana swipe keyboard.
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>>1246051
>>1246035
>>1246033
>>1246027
>>1246022
fuck off weeb scum
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>>1246065
Take the J-CAT test. http://j-cat.org/
I sat for N3 last December and passed quite easily. The day before, I took J-CAT and got 224. If you can score 200 or so you should be fine for N3.
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Actually studied it growing up and could comprehend it fairly well, but guess what. I cannot read kanji for SHIT. 98% guess work
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I just jisho all my kanji in comics and try to get it to stick.
It's time consuming, but I think it works better than anki decks.
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>>1246070
you sound butt devastated
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How many of these does /qa/ know?
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konichiwa my dudes
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>>1247089
>>1247577
こんにちわ
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ohio gojimas
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>>1246022
for you fuckin 'merican comic/cartoon otaku
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZEA54VJEdE
bitch
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>>1247085
I know the red one
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>>1249241
黙れクソ野郎
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>>1246070
This msg has been deemed inflammatory and unconducive to the ceasefire! Chek your privilig immediatly!

>>1246272
This msg has been deemed inflammatory and unconducive to the ceasefire! Chek your privilig immediatly!

>>1249241
This msg has been deemed inflammatory and unconducive to the ceasefire! Chek your privilig immediatly!

>>1247889
>>1249665
off by one ;_;7
The esforces hav limited anime grils on staff. Pls provide translations for all communications

>>1246022
>>1246033
>>1246099
>>1248588

gud dubs
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Not well, i try my best each day to learn but I wish i had a tutor
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>>1249697
First time /s4s/ has done something good. Keep t up, Blue Lelmet.
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I know German and English that's about it.
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I'm better than you will ever be, 下衆
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>>1252695
Where are your J-CAT results to prove it?
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ore wa nippongo no tatsujin da
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It's terrible, but since I'm a sad retard I try to consume untranslated media and get less out of it than a bad scanlation anyway.
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>>1253767
>get less out of it than a bad scanlation
seems unlikely
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>>1246035
poni in japanese is actually breddy gud. Only first 2 seasons tho
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>>1247085
they are all fish or seafood
sushi restaurant i guess
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>>1247085
Meme image, 70% of those are probably only used regularly by biologists
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>>1255381
>>1255463
Yeah, it's from a sushi restaurant. Of course, not even native speakers know all of these.
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Someone school me on how to pronounce the Japanese R. I hear a lot of people talking about the "R mixed with L and D" shit, but sometimes I'm pretty sure I hear it as an alveolar tap. How am I supposed to know which one to pronounce depending on the situation?
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>>1257915
When your tongue is already on a neutral position (like before pronouncing 六) you lightly flap your tongue and it kind of sounds like an L. But when you're talking fast the tongue flap is less smooth and it turns into an alveolar flap. It's complicated but if you're learning japanese you'll get it naturally.
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>>1257965
I see. Thanks for that. It's easy for me to do the tap/flap, but I can mess up the other sound pretty often if I'm not careful.
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>>1257915
This is pretty general advice, but try shadowing.
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>>1260562
>>1260300
Stop bumping your own thread
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>>1260636
No.
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Did you study 日本語 today, /qa/?
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>>1262700
Not yet...
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>>1263074
ゆっくりしすぎちゃダメだよ
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ore wa nippon
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>>1263075
Rofl
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I can speak it but I can't read it at all whatsoever.
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Ginko goimasu desune desu deska?
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I'm at the point where if I can both listen and read at the same time (like a vn or vn-like video game) then I'm mostly ok as long as it's not something with a super-complex plot. I often find that the one word in a sentence I don't know is a verb, so I don't know what's happening but I know what it's happening to.

I can read SoL manga and watch SoL anime pretty easily. Sometimes I try talking with the Japanese people in the 日本語スレ on /int/.

Unlike >>1265075 I can read ok, but I can't really speak it at all, since I never practice that.
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>>1265075
Lies, I heard it wasn't possible to do this. I asked this once on /jp/ and was told it is impossible.
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>>1265241
Not true at all. I mean of course I can read romaji but that's it. I just knew a lot of Japs for years and years and picked it up but not fluently. Had a girl teach me through romaji and can speak it nearly fluently now. Can't read moon symbols at all though.
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>>1265265
>Had a girl teach me through romaji
F
I have a hard time believing you're speaking japanese fluently when you can't even read hiragana
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watashi watashi desu kawaii baka niggerjewkike faggot shill assfuck
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>>1265265
post some nippongo for the /qa/ tatsujins to rate
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>>1265460
there are a lot of illiterate people in the world who can still speak and listen, if you romaji4lyfe it you'll just end up like one of these people
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>>1265472
>there are a lot of illiterate people in the world who can still speak and listen
Well, yeah, literacy is about reading and writing. At least he can watch raw anime, though.
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I took the JLPT N2 last year and scored at the 98th percentile. I probably should have taken the N1 instead.

6 or 7/10, I guess.
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where do i start to learn Japanese?
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>>1271372
djtguide.neocities.org
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>>1271372
Reading the grammar books.
http://www.guidetojapanese.org/learn/grammar

Youtube covers the basics pretty well.
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>>1246027
>わ
you failed son
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When installed a jap keyboard on my phone it crashed
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>>1271372
disregard everything else

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZEA54VJEdE&list=PL9987A659670D60E0&index=2

and DON'T FUCK AROUND
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BITCH
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You need a notepad, a pen and a mug of beer to learn Japanese.
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Isn't pronunciation fairly easy for English speakers (due to there only being about ~100 sounds all with English analogues) but written form is very difficult?
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>>1272024
not really
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>>1272024
Yes pronunciation was easy for me (but take that with a grain of salt because I've never spoken to a native). Learning to pronounce Japanese for an English native I imagine would be much easier than the opposite. English has a lot more sounds, it even has more vowel sounds.

>all with English analogues
らりるれろ and ふ have no English equivalents, just approximations.
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>>1246022
fuck japan and fuck white people
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>>1246022
MEAT SAW SHOW YOU
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>>1274855
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Did you study 日本語 today, /qa/?
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>>1276200
not yet
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It's time I started learning Japanese, I've been into anime for like 13 fucking years and I've tried like twice but couldn't get into it. I recently had the option of choosing a Japanese course at uni but turned it down in favour of a better one, it's time to go to the DJT and git fucking gud.
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>>1277188
Good luck, and I would suggesting not spending too much time in DJT. It's decent for a general, but they love arguing about inane shit that goes nowhere. Use the guide and leave the threads for when you need to ask a question and can't find the answer yourself.
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>>1277214
Thanks and I'll keep that in mind about DJT, I suppose it's a good way to remember words though, you see it and think back to the stupid shit you saw in DJT and the image and meaning of the word becomes more vivid in your head, assuming you haven't been fed a mistranslation of course.
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>>1277323
If only. They argue in English, and about study methods, so you won't learn anything. At most, you'll learn about some random dude's biased and exaggerated opinions on different Japanese learning resources, but no actual Japanese.
That said, of course that's a vocal minority. Most of the thread refrains from engaging them and basically what I want to say is that I would advise you to do the same. Take it easy and know the difference between opinion and fact. がんばってね〜
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remember to study today
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>>1279493
ok
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Don't neglect your studies!
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>>1280359
i'll try
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>>1281123
nice
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>>1246022
how do I learn Japanese for vidya /qa/ ?
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>>1281706
http://jisho.org/
Good luck.

Visual novels you can use a text hooker to give rough translations.
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>>1281706
Same way you learn for everything else. Video games don't use a special dialect or anything.
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>>1281710
thanks famalam

>>1281715
I was just wondering it there would be some more reading intensive technique for this special purpose. To be honest, I've been learning Russian for the past years, but sometimes it feels a little bit pointless. I mean, language learning can always become a hobby, but it is great if you can combine it with some kind of objective (games, animu etc).
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Did you study 日本語 today, /qa/?
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>>1282590
Was just about to get into my anki cards for the day. Thanks for the reminder.
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>>1282641
How did it go?
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>>1281860
>I was just wondering it there would be some more reading intensive technique for this special purpose.
If you read VNs or VN like games where you can manually advance conversations, it's really easy because you get both listening and kanji, plus you can stop to look things up without pausing.
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>>1283141
Not too bad. I'm fairly early on in the Kodansha Kanji Learner's Course. I'm having trouble with: 事、成、以って、and 行く. They just seem like random lines without form for now until I get them recognized on reflex. I'm going to keep trying!
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你说日本又吗? 这可爱朋友!
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>>1285798
日本語でおk
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>>1276200
i wish i could work it into my life more
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Did you study 日本語 today, /qa/?
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I HATE CHOPSTICKS
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>>1291784
Why?
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>>1291776
Yeah I read some hentai.
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nihongo muzukashii
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>>1291784

Some asian foods break apart easily though without them, like if you were to just fork it. Eating anything else with them is needless though.
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>>1296544
クソ外人
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>>1293884
Because they don't work as an instrument to eat food, I'm 100% convinced chopsticks are a device made to kill off the working class to make sure they can't eat food
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>>1300200
I was born fluent.
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i don't know how to study so i gave up
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>>1301653
That's the way to do it.
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>>1301653
>>1302636
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vc_UVpFayaw
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>>1302636
That is the cutest ohayou ever!!
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tried and sucked at it
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>>1309410
language isn't a skill you only learn if you're skilled. even if you do it poorly when you repeat the action enough then it sticks. just keep practicing it and you'll see results if it's your obsession and you spend the hours on it.
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みたいです
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がんばろう
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>>1302642
I want to be like the bamboo, but it's so hard.
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i can read jintai with a dictionary
can't type a single grammatical sentence though, much less speak with a native
guess i failed, but there's still a feeling of accomplishment there
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>>1321367
It really depends on what your goals are. If you want to read content then you're doing pretty well. If you want to go to Japan and converse with the natives then you have more work to do. Keep reaching for your dreams, friend.
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>>1246022
>How would you rate your ability to type 日本語 online
一応
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lol
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LIVE, THREAD, LIVE!
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今日何を読んでいますか。ちゃんと勉強しましたか。
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>>1321367
>i can read jintai with a dictionary
>can't type a single grammatical sentence
How is this possible?

>>1330273
>今日何を読んでいますか。
乙嫁語り第一巻
>ちゃんと勉強しましたか。
モチのロン
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明日から頑張ればいいや~
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>>1328289
>>1335402
You know, there really isn't that much need for a third DJT on 4chan. Let it go.
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>>1335406
But the /jp/ one doesn't take it easy and the /int/ one is full of normalfags.
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I don't know any Japanese writing but I know a few words from watching anime like sugoi and kawaii and nani etc.
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>>1335441
shikata nai ne...
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日本語タイピングまだへたです
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>>1330273
>今日何を読んでいますか
エロ同人誌

>ちゃんと勉強しましたか
今日も何もしない
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A chart, because who doesn't like charts? Not great for learning, but good for quick review and looking back on how far you've come. Don't quit. Take it bit by bit, and you'll reach the summit.

"One must edge forward like the inchworm, bit by bit. The gods and Buddhas, too, first started with a vow."

今日も頑張ります、皆!
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バカ
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上げ
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>>1274714
and especially fuck Hispanic people
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手こき
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>>1341115
アクメ
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>>1257915
Clench your teeth, put your tongue up and blow air to make your tongue vibrate then let your voice out to make a sound.
That's how you produce R's it sounds like cat purr. Of course in speech you don't usually make such long RRRRRRRRRR's, just two or three R's are enough.
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I have tried learning it at least three times seriously since 2011 and at this point only know the kana, about 100 kanji, some words, very basic grammar. However I've gotten better at accomplishing things over that time so if I tried again I would succeed. However I don't have a motivation really, because I don't want to live in Japan and there's barely anything that's not translated that I wish I could read, at least not nearly enough to warrant learning an entire language. I will definitely learn a language sometime in the future though, I'm tired of the west and I want to be immersed in a distant culture.
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age
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テスト
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ナナナなナナナなナナナなナナナなナナナなナナナなナナナなナナナナナナなナナナ
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>>1344645
>there's barely anything that's not translated that I wish I could read
Even if that's true (it's probably not and you just don't know yet), not having to depend on amateur translations is a godsend. Manga scanlations in particular are often full of made-up shit.
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がんばろうね
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$do anki
$try to learn a card
$instantly forget it

How do i stop this
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>>1354358
Just keep at it.
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皆今日はどうだった?
いつも通りがんばっただろうな
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i like imabi.net, anki is a torture to your brain don't do it.
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がんばろ
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今日も一日がんばるぞい
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殺人
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it's time to open anki
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>>1246082
This stupid website doesn't work. When it says it'll send me the email, it never does, and then it says I can't take the test again, which I was never able to take in the first place...
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Bump gonna read through this thread when I get back
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上げ
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>>1364325
Didn't you receive a confirmation e-mail (not the one with the password)?
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>>1246022
日本語を大学でべんきょうしまし。
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>>1365935
No, not even that. But I just signed up with my other email and I did get a confirmation email, so let's see if I get a password this time.
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>>1361359
...Are these real kanji?
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Who here can say they can read, speak and write Japanese fluently? How long did it take?
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>>1367129
Cool. I'll take it this week too, post your results here when you do!
>>1367180
No, that's the joke. Only 太 and 犬 are.
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今日もがんばろう
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>>1368135
Just got my password!
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>>1371090
お互い頑張りましょう〜(^O^)/
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I've finally started learning, grinding the kana is pretty fun so far.
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none
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>>1373898
がんばりな
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>>1262700
>>1263075
>>1276200
>>1280359
>>1282590
>>1291776
>>1300200
good posts
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>>1376789
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>>1376770
できないちゃんはもうやめて
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>>1377596
U can doit!
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>bump thread
>delete post
>ghost bump
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/qa/ はいつも元気ですよね。
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romanji or katakana for learning Japanese
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今日もがんばろう
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>>1383330
don't learn with romanji
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bump
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>>1385538
No rush.
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>>1381738
そうね
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>>1383344
I will learn with Katakana then.
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>>1246022
I actually get into arguments with nips on twitter
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bump translating this page, anons.
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/qa/の皆さん、がんばりなさい
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>>1246022
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がんばるしかない
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testing >>1246022
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>>1283167
If you haven't already, maybe take a look at radicals. They can help with differentiation.
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>>1301624
They work just as well as your fingers, don't be retarded.
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>>1390667
I think that book covers radicals.
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I've tried to in the past. I learnt the kana and a few kanji/words. My lack of motivation made it very easy to get discouraged, so I gave up entirely after a while. Maybe if after a couple months I could read a book meant for children I would have stuck with it, but that wasn't what happened.
Even though I have no interest in next to nothing that comes from Japan, I still want to learn Japanese someday.
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がんばんなきゃ殺すぞ
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>>1392519
Start right now.
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>>1246022
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おまえはもうがんばっている
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日本語を学ぶことは余計に寂しくなるだけだ

絶対読みたい本などいないならやめた方を考えるべきだ
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ゆっくりしてがんばらなくてもいいとでも思うのか
笑わせるな
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>>1397368
燃え尽きさえ避ける限り、どんなにゆっくりでも進めばよい。
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Up it goes.
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>>1398271
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i know arigato and baka-san
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I learned desu and senpai from 4chan
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>>1400825
oh that's a good one too
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>>1246022
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>>1246022
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I have a jap dictonary here, asking me a word to find for you
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i know baka desu and senpai
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>>1401967
me too
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>>1246022
I have an advantage in that I was born in China, so while I have trouble sometimes constructing my own Japanese sentences, just by glancing at the kanji, I can work out what Japanese means. So my reading skills are way above my listening, speaking, and writing skills.

I'd still say I'm fluent in conversational Japanese, though.
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>>1403403
"fluent" wa kanari takai kijun to omou
futsuu, nihonjin to shaberu no?
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>>1246022
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がんばろ
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>>1406960
Ganbarimasu!
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俺は黒人。
お前ら何だか?
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>>1246022
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>>1246022
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bumpu~ (Japanese for bump)
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>>1413167
ブムプ
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>>1413167
>>1413169
それは上げですよ〜
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I taught myself Hirigana and Katakana but quit after that. Not because it was too hard, I just lost interest.
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>>1413169
>>1413521
You guys didn't need to tell me I was right; I already knew.
bumpu~
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>>1415249
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がんばってね
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I bought some Japanese books today.
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The other day someone taught me how to say "The pleasure of being cummed inside"
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>>1419440
She's saying 「Nipongo muzukashi ne」。
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>>1421221
Nice deleted post, nerd.
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>mizukashi
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>>1421224
>>1421228
Don't know what you're talking about, I don't see any post.....
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>>1421242
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今日もせいぜいがんばりな
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>>1246022



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