Learning the Basics : Kana


When you start your Japanese language learning journey, I highly suggest that you learn their writing system right away and do not use romanji. The Japanese writing system may seem complicated at first, but it really isn’t. The writing system is a combination of kanji and kana. Kana consists of  two syllabaries, called hiragana and katakana.  Hiragana is used for native Japanese words, and Katakana is used for foreign words, names, as well as loan words. Kanji isn’t something Continue reading