Category Archives: Japanese

Japanese Vertical Text … in Libre Office

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

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Japanese They Don’t Teach in Class

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

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Manually Installing Rikaichan on Firefox

Rikaichan is a free addon for Firefox that utilizes the WWWJDIC for translating Japanese in your browser.

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Match Word resource blog – Giving you the idea rather than the translation

Ever wanted to study a language in the manner that Rosetta Stone would allow you? Yeah, same here but I don’t have 100+ bucks to shell out. Internet connection, on the other hand, is already paid for. You could try … Continue reading

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Japanese Learning Resources

My first post on Japanese, offering you some tools and accompanying advice (most of which is in the latter half of this article).

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