Japanese 101

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This site is designed as a starting point for people who want to learn more about the Japanese language. The links on the left contain English to Japanese translations as well as other useful information about the Japanese language.

After some translations into Japanese, the phonetic pronunciation is given in parentheses. This can be helpful as a guide to correct pronunciation, but it is advisable to learn the different individual sounds that comprise each word or sentence. The pronunciation section at the top can help with this.

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