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Mastering Japanese Kanji – 7 Guerilla Tactics

The adoption in around the 6th century CE of kanji by the Japanese from Chinese emissaries was a blessing for the Japanese language since it was the first time the language appeared in written form. At the same time, the act was destined to seem like a curse for the thousands of non-native Japanese speakers who have tried their hand at learning kanji. Simply put: mastering kanji is hard! To the brain of the typical Westerner who has been raised on an alphabet-based Indo-European language like English, […]

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