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Thu 2020.05.07

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Ancient Chinese Ranks and Titles Ancient China, Chinese Culture, Chinese History, Chinese Language, Cultural Notes, Imperial Court, Imperial Harem, Language Learning, Learning Chinese, Lonely Castle, Translation, Translation Process, Vocabulary, Why Harem Intrigue nyanovels.com

Tue 2020.04.14

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Chinese Idioms (成语) Beginning, Chengyu, Chinese Language, Common Phrases, Idioms, Language Learning, Learning Chinese, Newbie, Newbie TL, Set Phrases, Translation, Translation Process, Vocabulary Nyamachi Translations

Mon 2020.04.13

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Timekeeping in Ancient China Ancient China, Chinese Culture, Chinese History, Chinese Zodiac, Cultural Notes, Five Thousand Years (Youtube), Geng-Dian System, Language Learning, Learning Chinese, Shi-Ke System, Timekeeping, Translation Process, Vocabulary Nyamachi Translations

Mon 2019.10.28

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Japanese vocabulary list: violin and music terms General, music, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.12.10

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Japanese vocabulary list: words about sleep General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, raising a bilingual child, sleep, terms, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.06.22

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Japanese Vocabulary List: Card and board games board games, card games, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.03.23

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Japanese word comparison: yaru (やる) vs suru (する), two ways of ‘doing it’. する, やる, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, suru, vocabulary, yaru Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.02.19

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和風月名: Alternate names for the months of the year in Japanese: (睦月, 如月, 彌生, 卯月, 皋月, 水無月, 文月, 葉月, 長月, 神無月, 霜月, 師走) calendar, culture, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, months, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.02.05

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Some thoughts on effective learning of foreign language vocabulary japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, memorization, memory, retention, self-taught, techniques, Uncategorized, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.03.27

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Japanese vocabulary list: School and Educational Institution Terms children, education, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, list, raising a bilingual child, school, terms, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.03.02

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Japanese vocabulary list: Math and number terms General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, math, terminology, terms, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2017.01.14

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Japanese Children’s Book Review: 「言葉図鑑」(Visual Word Encyclopedia) by Taro Gomi (五味 太郎) book, children, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, portland, review, Reviews, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.07.05

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Ways to describe style in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, list, style, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.06.24

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Japanese Vocabulary list: Trains (電車) and related terms japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, self-study, terms, trains, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2016.05.28

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Japanese vocabulary list: airplane related terms airplane, airport, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, list, terms, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.04.19

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Vocabulary list: Being sick in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, self-study, sick, study, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.01.15

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Japanese vocabulary list: Words used in Twitter General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, terms, twitter, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.11.18

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Japanese Vocabulary List: raising children bilingual, child, children, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kosodate, list, upbringing, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.11.16

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Japanese word nuances: 美味しい (oishii) vs. 美味い (umai) used to describe food General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, meanings, oishii, slang, umai, Uncategorized, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.10.26

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Expressing sameness and similarity in Japanese (onaji, niru, etc.) grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, same, sameness, self-study, similiar, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.10.22

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Japanese word “koso” (こそ) explained in detail expression, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, koso, language, linguistics, self-study, term, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.10.13

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Getting drunk in Japanese: vocab list alcohol, culture, drink, drinking, drunk, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, list, osake, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2015.10.11

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Being girly in Japanese (“womens language”) culture, expressions, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, Uncategorized, vocabulary, women Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.10.05

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Emotions in Japanese: Happiness emotions, expressing, feelings, General, grammar, happiness, happy, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, shiawase, ureshii, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.09.15

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Japanese weather forecasts – a surprisingly useful study tool (with weather vocabulary list) conversation, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, news, self-study, study, Uncategorized, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, weather, words Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.07.27

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Expressing state in Japanese with “ni aru” and “ni natte iru” expression, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Moderate, language, linguistics, self-taught, state, term, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.07.23

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“Fushigi”, a decidedly mysterious Japanese word definition, foreign language, fushigi, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, vocabulary, words Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.06.29

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Three expressions in Japanese for “by the way” by the way, chinami ni, expressions, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, sou ieba, tokoro de, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2015.06.20

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断る(kotowaru): an important Japanese word with two nearly opposite meaningshe first mea expression, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kotowaru, language, linguistics, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.06.19

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Japanese 手(hand) : usages and expressions expressions, hand, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, te, vocabulary, Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.06.18

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Japanese vocabulary: Business/Economics terms business, economics, General, government, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese Study: Moderate, language, linguistics, politics, terms, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.06.05

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All about Japanese 後 (“ato, “go”, “kou”): “after” ato, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.05.26

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Japanese verb 切る and related expressions everyday conversation, expressions, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kiru, self-study, verb, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.05.20

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お湯: when “hot water” isn’t water General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, language, linguistics, oyu, self-taught, vocabulary, water, yu Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2015.05.17

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The difference between 何の and どんな grammar, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, question words, self-taught, Uncategorized, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2015.05.10

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Some uses of the Japanese verb 限る (kagiru) foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kagiru, language, linguistics, study, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.04.30

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Words to express “truth” in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, true, truth, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.03.27

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Japanese family terms which include birth order culture, family, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, language, linguistics, terms, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2015.03.22

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Easily mistaken Japanese word: 病院 (byouin) daily life, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, language, linguistics, pronounciation, vocabulary, word Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2015.03.14

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An overview of confusing Japanese loanwords culture, gairaigo, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, loanwords, terms, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.02.04

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Japanese useful word: 大変 (taihen) expression, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, taihen, term, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.01.22

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Japanese 調子 (choushi) – a useful term to add to your lexicon choushi, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, langugae, linguistics, self-study, term, vocabulary, word Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.01.16

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Japanese expression “kke” (っけ) – for the forgetful expressions, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, kke, language, linguistics, quruli, study, Uncategorized, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.01.02

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Japanese vocabulary list: Science terms experiment, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, science, terms, vocab, vocabulary, words Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2014.12.28

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Useful Japanese slang word: 微妙 (bimyou) bimyou, foreign, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Japanese Study: Moderate, language, slang, term, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2014.09.11

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Guessing a difficult Japanese word from it’s Kanji: 表面張力 experiment, japan, japanese, science, surface tension, term, Uncategorized, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2014.09.08

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More foreign language tracking: vocabulary words analysis, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, language on track, linguistics, Reviews, study, tool, vocabulary, web site Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2014.05.19

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ちょっと (chotto): a little word with a big set of meanings ちょっと, chotto, expression, foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, learn, linguistics, little, Uncategorized, vocabulary, wait Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2014.04.25

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Japanese Vocabulary list: computer science and software development terms computer science, development, foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, software, study, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2014.04.24

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Cultural background knowledge and foreign language learning acquisition, celebrities, culture, foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, studying, TV, vocabulary Self Taught Japanese