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Discovery of Princess Kaguya The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter ( 竹取物語 , Taketori Monogatari ? ) , also known as Princess Kaguya ( かぐや姫 , Kaguya Hime ?
Edit Edited by Akizora, Horses4Ever, Tom Viren, Flickety and 14 others Everyone who learns Japanese in a classroom comes out speaking like the guy in the textbook--"Is this a pen?" "This is a mechanical pencil." "I enjoy the fine fall air." This will not endear you to the Japanese.
Life is full of ki-do-ai-raku (kee-doh-ah-ee-rah-koo; delight-anger-sorrow-fun), and some phrases slip out of our mouths repeatedly in response to different daily situations. Master these common Japanese expressions and use them casually to sound like a native. Yatta (yaht-tah; I did it!) Say yatta when you accomplish something big, receive a great opportunity, or feel victorious.
/a/ -- An antenna is on top of the roof. あ as in " antenna ." /i/ -- There are two eels .
Click any of the Normal (grey) Hiragana characters below in order to see the characters stroke order and mnemonics for memorisation. Press the button to hear a pronunciation of the character. For ease of use, colouring has been used to separate the Yōon and Dakuten/Handakuten characters. The blue character’s represent the Yōon and the purple characters represent the Dakuten/Handakuten . Pronunciation of these additional class of characters is easily learned after the Normal (grey) Hiragana characters are learned (the Yōon and Dakuten/Handakuten can be deduced from the 46 grey characters below and don’t need to be memorised – see: Yōon Characters and Dakuten/Handakuten Characters for further information).