It’s been a long time since we had a Guest Post in “The Rising Sky”, so today I’m presenting you to Dan Chabert’s guide to learn the basics of Japanese language! To find out more about Dan Chabert, scroll down to find his picture and website below! ~~~ Learning Japanese is a great thing, whether … More Guest Post: How to Learn The Basics in the Japanese Language
Yup, that’s right, you read well! Wasabi is a new and innovative Japanese language service launched by Dan LCC., a company situated in Nagasaki which provides online Japanese learning! Wasabi goes with the motto “Spice Up Your Studies“, and has the goal of connecting the Japanese elderly who are eager to be with others with Japanese … More Win a Round-Trip Ticket to Japan with Wasabi!
Yes, I know how much in a rush you are. I was as well! But I have good news. It’s simple to learn Japanese fast. I must warn you that it is not instant, and it will mostly depend on your effort, but if you put that effort on the right direction, then you are … More How to: Learn Japanese Fast
It’s been quite some time since last post, so what better chance to make this kanji introduction. When written 忙しい, it’s read “isogashii”, and it’s an adjective meaning “busy“. It also has an on’yomi reading of “bou”, as in 多忙 (tabou), having kind of the same meaning but maybe leveled up, as the first kanji … More Kanji Tip 21: 忙 (busy), 忘 (forget)
Today I bring to you a fresh, simple and innovative new language learning platform! It’s called Lexikeet Learning LLC, and it might be just what you need if you are struggling with your language studying. I’ll be covering the Japanese language side on this one and add some pictures so you can see what I’m … More Lexikeet Learning LLC, your guide to study Japanese!
Kotowaza (諺, ことわざ), how Japanese proverbs and sayings are called in Japanese, are divided in three categories: popular proverbs (諺, ことわざ, kotowaza), common idiomatic sayings (慣用句, かんようく, kan’youku) and “four-character-idiomatic-compounds” (四字熟語, よじじゅくご, yojijukugo). Many of them are quite used by Japanese people, and they are very interesting to learn! Below are some of them! Popular proverbs (諺, ことわざ, … More Japanese Proverbs
Japanese language has a quite long list of funny and difficult tongue-twisters!“Tongue-twister” in Japanese is said 早口言葉 (はやくちことば, hayakuchi kotoba), which literally means “fast mouth words”. Here is a list of the ones I could gather! (P.S. If you know some other ones please let me know!) 1.Bouzu ga byoubu ni jouzu ni bouzu no … More Japanese Tongue-twisters
Today I’m going to write a very special post about a very important period of my staying in Japan. As I wrote in the “About Me” page, I first studied Japanese at a Japanese Language School here in Tokyo. It’s about my life at that school that I’m going to talk about. Kudan Institute of … More KUDAN, the Very Best Choice to study Japanese and get to know Japan!
Today’s kanji meaning is pretty simple, and I think you can get it just by looking at it and remembering two of the kanji we already studied here! (THIS ONE and THIS ONE) “A wind coming from the mountain” it’s what they call a storm! It’s read あらし (arashi) – yes, like the music group I presented … More Kanji Tip 18: 嵐 (storm)
Following the weather related kanji, after yesterday’s heat, today there was rain and thunder! So here is today’s kanji: Easy to guess right? It’s rain! It’s read あめ (ame). And today it was a really heavy rain in the morning, so we say 大雨 (おおあめ, ooame, lit. “big rain”!)This kanji is very commonly used in … More Kanji Tip 15 – 雷雨 (thunderstorm)