I want to learn to read japanese

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  1. KuRensan
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    KuRensan aka Pearbook

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    Hi,

    Does anybody have a site or can tell how to read japans (translate to katakana uhh I mean ????? --> Kon'nichiwa(google translater can do it)
    and than learn what it means

    (sorry if it isn't called Katakana [​IMG])

    I hope you understand my question

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  2. prowler

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  3. Phoenix Goddess

    Phoenix Goddess The Ninja's Protégée

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    Try Rosetta Stone. The book I read that helped me a lot is called, "Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar" Second Edition.

    There is also a DS game that can help you to a certain point called, "My Japanese Coach".
     
  4. Daizu

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    I dunno what's more funny. The fact he swears so much, or the fact it actually helps. o.O
     
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  6. KuRensan
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    KuRensan aka Pearbook

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    Uh 3 quick questions

    1. What does the indent mean in japanese
    2. when do you use Katakana and when Hiragana ( Because Harvest moon use Both )
    3. how to separate words in the japanese language ( sometimes I see a lot of japanese symbols without any space between them)
     
  7. shlong

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    katakana is for foreign words, hiragana is for 'actual'(japanese) words
     
  8. tigris

    tigris Sentient Existential Anthropomorphic Sweet Potato

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    My Bro Would Know, But I Wouldn't. Either Way I Wouldn't Spend 4 Years Of My Life Learning 30,000 Characters Off By Heart. Take A Leaf Out Of The Chinese Book And Learn How To Speak Japanese Using English Phonetics, And You'll Be Fine.