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Category Archives: language
Some time ago, I wrote an article about language processing for humans in relation to programming languages. While accurate, I do find it obligatory to write a response to my own article.
While I don’t particularly have a preference for how words are written, I thought it would be nice to write Japanese vertically, for the sake of feeling authentic if nothing else. The real trick is actually finding an editor that … Continue reading
Every man has his own language. He should speak it. Programming is similar. If you don’t have a language you like, keep looking. Something out there will have most of what you want out of a language, and maybe one … Continue reading
Table of Contents Introduction The Rules The Vowel Sounds The Consonant Sounds The Exceptions Objections Examples My Criticisms Concluding Thoughts
If you’re new to Japanese, you’ll find it very disconcerting that there is a huge gap between beginner Japanese and expert. Not only that, “beginner” Japanese in text books and classes is polite Japanese – verbs that have already been … Continue reading
Rikaichan is a free addon for Firefox that utilizes the WWWJDIC for translating Japanese in your browser.
I began writing this post as a response to “Modern Slang and Language and Fantasy” on matthewdellar.com, but it became so long that I figured it’d be best if I just made it into a post for my own blog … Continue reading
My first post on Japanese, offering you some tools and accompanying advice (most of which is in the latter half of this article).