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1000 Japanese Flash Cards: For Smart Phones and E-Readers
Price: Free! Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Need some help memorizing Japanese vocabulary? Look no further! 1000 Japanese Flash Cards contains 1000 of the most common Japanese nouns, verbs, adjectives, common expressions, and more! 500+ of the most common nouns! 250+ of the most common verbs! 100+ of the most common adjectives!
Japanese in Depth vol.1
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is vol.1 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japanese Study Guide
Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Are you a student of Japanese and in need of a quick reference guide to help you study beginning Japanese grammar? Look no further! Japanese Study Guide contains over fifty grammar tables, organized simply, in brilliant color, to help you study the basics of Japanese. The example sentences are written in English, romaji, kana, and kanji, so a student of any level can use this book to practice!
Japanese in Depth vol.2
Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is vol.2 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japanese in Depth vol.3
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is vol.3 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japanese in Depth vol.5
Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is vol.5 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japanese in Depth vol.4
Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is vol.4 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Never Forget Hiragana and Katakana
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
this book is the for the never forget kanji series aimed at helping students to memorize the full set of japanese kanji required for fluency in everyday life. the focus here is the hiragana and katakana, the japanese phonetic syllabaries which must be learned before kanji can be understood. as in the kanji volumes, a unique and fun mnemonic system is used to aid memorization.
Learn Japanese Vocabulary - Series Taster - English/Japanese Flashcards
Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Neverclame Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Foreign Language Study / General
An introductory selection of English to Japanese Flashcards. Perfect for beginners, A fun addition to your Japanese study library. Subjects include: Animals, Household Items, Clothing, Numbers, Shapes and Colors. An excellent introduction to the Flashcard eBook series
DebunKanji: Chinese Glyphs used in Japanese
Price: Free! Words: 2,356,380. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
Exploring the fundamentals of Chinese kanji glyphs used in the Japanese language, explaining origin and meaning, pronunciations in both kana and rōmaji, meanings published by external sources, vocabulary examples, stroke count, grade and JLPT levels. Each glyph includes hyperlinks to the comprising elements, other glyphs in which it appears, similar and related glyphs.
Kanji Package Deal (Evaluation Volume)
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is suitable for candidates of JLPT of any level, to pick up Kanjis Japanese elementary school children and junior high school students should learn.
Flaming in Heat in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,030,410. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: The Chinese glyph meaning "flame, in heat" is 火. When the element "犭" (animal, swine, dog) is added, the resulting glyph means "barbarian, berserker, low-ranking government employee" (狄). Combined with "head and neck exposed, in danger" (⺈) and "a long time, since long ago" (旧), the meaning becomes "lust, passion" (焔). More than 700 glyphs are analyzed.
祖父の従軍日記
You set the price! Words: 270. Language: Japanese. Published: November 15, 2010 by ePubs.jp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » History » War
「七月六日名誉ある赤紙に接し男子の本懐是れに過ぐるものなしぞ。・・・」 それまで単なる一市民だった祖父は、開戦直前の昭和十六年に召集され、陸軍歩兵として戦地に赴きました。 一兵士の日々を綴った日記です。
Cocks and Copulation in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,163,550. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of entries: The Chinese zodiac glyph meaning "cock, rooster" is 酉, something that roosts or sits atop something else. This same glyph also refers to a wine jug, and cocky behavior. Not surprisingly, when combined with "wood" (木), the result is "soft." And when combined with "royal mouth" (呈), the meaning is "uncomfortable hangover" (酲). More than 1,000 other glyphs are analyzed.
Foot Binding and Busting Feet Bones in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,388,760. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
At its peak, the Chinese practice of busting and binding the feet bones of young girls lamed nearly half the female population. While undeniably a cultural embarrassment by today's standards, it succeeded in preventing one's property from escaping. With such widespread prevalence, it not only made an enormous impact on society, but also is referenced in thousands of glyphs, with over 900 analyzed.
Concubines and Harems in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,603,900. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Example of an entry: The Chinese glyph meaning "concubine" is 妾, and when combined with "buttocks orifice, anus" (启) and "rotate, screw, filled" (十), the resulting glyph means "one's favorite, minion, agreeable, habit-forming." Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting a common practice among lords with their concubine property. More than 800 other glyphs are analyzed.
Flesh and Body Meat in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,411,680. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Examples of some entries: The Chinese glyphs meaning "meat" are ⺼ and 肉. When "flower" (花) is added, the resulting glyph means "to offer, to sacrifice." Literal flowers do not have meat, generally. Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting the act of deflowering, and not plants. "Meat" with "furrow, sets of lips" (脤) also refers to raw sacrificial meat for the same reason.
Gateways, Walls, Doors, and Towns in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,036,580. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
Example of an entry: The Chinese glyph meaning "a small and round doorway, inner sanctum, boudoir, female chamber" (閨) combines "gateway" (門) with "compacted soil" (圭). "Wall" (壁) is comprised of "buggery soil." Obviously, the old Chinese sages were vividly depicting a common practice among human beings of the day, implying little if any regard for those impacted. Over 900 glyphs are analyzed.
Shamans in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,230,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
The word "shaman" (巫, and others) originated in a region that is today part of China, and referred to women who performed divination and doctoring (witch-doctors), among other essential services provided to the local populace, not the least being purveyors of religious and sexual services. More than 800 glyphs are analyzed.
Fluid Flows in Chinese Kanji: Debunking Confusion
You set the price! Words: 2,188,000. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
The Chinese glyph element meaning "fluid flow" is 氵. When "crotch" (又) is added, the resulting glyph means "Chinese people" (汉). Combined with "rotate, screwing, filled" (十) the meaning becomes "juice, sap, gravy" (汁). And with "group of woodies" (林) the meaning becomes "gonorrhea, filter chunks, lonely" (淋). Adding "night" (夜) results in "secretion" (液), obviously. More than 900 glyphs analyzed.

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