Tag: kanji

48 Is there any reason a lot of body parts use the Month/Moon radical? 2017-03-22T10:03:43.997

40 If Kanji are necessary to disambiguate homophones, how come it's still used, being that Japanese people seem to know the difference when speaking? 2017-07-26T03:35:31.327

35 When do you use 下さい as opposed to ください 2011-05-31T23:26:45.357

32 What are the origins of ヶ? 2011-06-01T19:47:47.193

31 Stroke order for left and right 2011-06-01T02:20:31.227

31 What is 「々」 and how does it affect meaning and pronunciation? 2011-06-01T10:12:46.593

30 How is the wind related to illness? 2012-09-14T19:17:36.763

29 What are the differences/characteristics between katakana, kanji and hiragana? 2011-06-01T23:25:06.737

29 Kanji for native Japanese concepts: Kun'yomi spanning multiple morphemes 2012-08-23T23:35:02.873

28 What's the difference between the kanji forms for わかる? 2011-05-31T22:23:21.390

28 Why are some lyrics' words written in kanji whose usual reading is not how it is sung? 2011-06-01T02:07:27.837

28 不 and 非 and 無 and 未 usage difference/rule 2011-07-13T03:16:18.947

28 Distinguishing certain characters in handwriting and print (Similar-looking Kana and Kanji) 2011-09-03T16:53:36.857

27 Why are there two versions of the kanji for 冷? 2011-09-20T04:46:12.190

27 Is there a list of kanji ordered by usage in novels? 2012-10-14T13:32:43.787

27 How can I tell if a Japanese person's given name is male or female? 2017-03-17T18:55:03.377

25 Are there any old loanwords from Korean, especially any not written in katakana? 2011-06-01T15:22:20.417

24 Difference between 丸い and 円い 2012-05-11T01:11:55.050

24 What does the highlighted portion of this handwritten Kanji say? 2017-01-31T06:03:31.827

24 Which is the most popular non-Jōyō kanji? 2018-10-01T17:00:31.480

24 Why is 私 a sixth grade kanji? 2018-10-12T02:35:28.460

23 Is there an objective source of the origins of kanji? 2011-06-09T07:56:01.483

23 Words made from strokes of a kanji like 女 toくノ一 2012-01-22T08:10:43.700

22 Words/characters for fast food meal sizes: 並, 大, 特 2011-06-13T04:47:12.523

22 Why censor this one kanji? 2013-05-04T06:05:26.857

22 Why did Asahi Shinbun write "子{こ}ども" instead of "子供{こども}" in this headline? 2013-12-29T03:52:29.240

21 Why is 「昨夜」 pronounced as 「ゆうべ」 {yuube} and 「今日」 as 「きょう」 {kyou}? 2011-06-01T08:51:07.970

21 Recent creation or adoption of hanzi characters into Japanese kanji 2011-07-24T10:47:22.020

21 When writing for general public, is there a general guideline for selecting kanji? 2011-11-14T18:50:01.160

21 What is the role of 空書 (writing kanji in the air) in modern Japanese? 2012-10-04T08:44:38.300

21 When should I replace kanji with hiragana? 2012-11-05T15:26:02.193

21 Does every kanji come from a Chinese character? If so, where can I find the origins of a kanji? 2017-01-04T09:16:34.050

21 Is exact Kanji stroke length important? 2019-03-25T18:35:41.477

20 Use of 厨 on the Internet 2011-06-01T04:42:51.143

20 What's the difference between 悪 and 惡 ? 2011-06-10T09:15:07.413

20 Are all kanji compounds considered words? 2011-08-24T07:18:34.593

20 Why are there many kanji that are read and mean the same? 2016-01-26T12:54:01.723

20 What is the 中 in ダウンロード中? 2019-05-26T14:01:53.843

19 When and how did USA and UK come to be written as [米]{べい}[国]{こく} and [英]{えい}[国]{こく}? 2011-06-23T08:08:51.387

19 The significance of 前 {まえ} in Japanese language and culture 2011-07-26T07:06:24.977

19 Japanese kanji with different meanings in Chinese 2011-08-21T04:55:48.533

19 Japanese don't learn kanji meaning only readings? Does it make sense for a kanji to have a key meaning to identify it? 2012-11-24T12:44:57.503

19 Are there general rules on when to use kanji vs. kana? 2014-03-30T08:09:56.580

18 How did 革 "leather" come to mean newness? 2011-06-22T19:21:01.823

18 What is the difference between 蔵, 倉, and 庫? 2011-06-30T19:09:47.480

18 Which is the "official" kanji for さい, 歳 or 才? 2011-07-10T14:33:50.357

18 Etymology of 出来る dekiru 2011-08-17T14:06:26.343

18 Can a Japanese person understand something written in traditional Chinese 2011-12-15T00:03:58.773

18 Why does 語 contain 五? 2012-02-16T06:45:37.900

18 What is the difference between "河" and "川"? 2012-10-01T12:55:08.653

18 Is there a difference in drawing between the "mouth" and "enclosure" kanji radicals? 2017-04-06T20:17:06.703

18 Why is 一日 'tsuitachi'? 2017-09-06T00:26:31.773

18 Can I use my Chinese name as my Japanese name? 2018-02-27T18:38:47.557

17 About writing numbers using Japanese numerals vs using Arabic numerals 2011-06-04T16:44:05.400

17 What rules are there regarding the role a radical plays in a kanji (such as telling us about the kanji's reading or meaning)? 2011-06-07T06:15:33.223

17 Why is 空【くう】, and not 無【む】, used to define "void", "emptiness" in a buddhist context? What are their nuances? 2011-06-30T05:02:48.940

17 do people actually respect the nuances of 探す vs 捜す? 2011-07-22T14:54:54.397

17 When Chinese personal names are written in Japanese in kanji is there always an obvious reading? 2011-09-05T12:48:38.370

17 Are kanji characters made up of radicals only or could they contain strokes that are not radicals? 2011-11-20T02:48:59.760

17 Why are there 3 ways of writing in Japanese? 2011-12-13T18:46:01.300

17 How close was the Japanese writing system from becoming abolished after World War II? 2012-05-14T23:51:24.727

17 What's with this "On reading"/"Kun reading" thing? Is it important to learn both as a beginner? 2012-07-20T14:56:22.903

17 Where does the な in 大人 (otona) come from? 2015-05-25T04:51:39.500

17 Why do some Japanese people write parts of their name in hiragana? 2016-08-17T11:33:48.657

16 About ご[馳走]{ちそう}: two “runs” would give you “a feast”? 2011-06-01T01:31:21.227

16 Names for strokes 2011-11-30T03:46:11.883

16 When to use 聴く vs 聞く vs 訊く? 2013-03-13T14:25:41.420

16 How did 服 come to have meanings related to both "clothing" and "submission"? 2014-03-24T12:21:29.727

16 Can I insert hiragana in words I only know partially how to write? 2014-11-13T09:38:57.403

16 Is there a radiotelephony alphabet standard for kanji, similar to NATO phonetic alphabet ("alfa, bravo, charlie")? 2015-12-27T17:57:32.670

16 How would "nihonium" be written in Japanese Kanji? 2016-12-07T01:57:52.610

16 How do Japanese understand "non-standard" words without looking at kanji? 2017-05-10T00:30:42.297

16 Are the days of the week named after the planets? 2018-07-10T21:08:47.857

15 What is the difference in nuance and usage of the two kanji forms for なおす (naosu), 直す and 治す? 2011-05-31T21:05:18.160

15 On the replacing of kanji made obsolete in the 1946 reforms with similar-looking kanji. 2011-06-04T00:57:36.237

15 森 vs 林 for forest 2011-06-08T03:27:09.920

15 History of 十干(じっかん)and modern uses 2011-06-22T19:37:31.573

15 Are there no rounded or circular strokes in any 漢字? 2011-11-18T02:20:50.577

15 Splitting Kanji and okurigana at the end of the line 2011-12-08T21:14:58.283

15 When are 止める, 停める and 留める read as とめる, やめる or とどめる? 2012-08-23T01:40:08.747

15 How many Kanji characters are there? 2013-04-18T07:08:37.717

15 Meaning of 人 in Japanese internet slang 2018-10-22T16:55:33.957

15 Does the on'yomi of 輪 (リン) have any relation to the English "ring", or is it a coincidence? 2019-10-28T20:06:43.200

14 What are the advantages/disadvantages of writing in romaji instead of in kanji and kana? 2011-06-01T22:44:57.443

14 Which kanji to use for saying ありがとうございます in emails? 2011-06-04T06:22:15.490

14 What determines whether a word gets a kanji compound or katakana? 2012-07-06T19:32:10.913

14 Do native speakers consciously use phonetic elements in 形声文字? 2012-09-08T08:57:01.243

14 What does "齓" mean? 2012-09-08T13:53:57.380

14 How do native speakers "read" single-kanji signs when those kanji are not also standalone words? 2014-05-10T10:03:12.040

14 For body: 身体 or 体 2014-07-29T08:18:13.083

14 Can we use Kanji for 「もらう」? 2014-09-30T07:15:27.590

14 Doubled and tripled kanji 2017-05-30T01:52:07.990

14 Should I use 竜 or 龍? 2017-08-03T09:49:26.457

14 Are there any words that are longer in kanji than in hiragana? 2018-10-06T08:59:38.120

13 How do I look up this kanji? 2011-07-19T03:02:59.940

13 Etymology of 土産 {みやげ} 2011-08-02T04:32:10.840

13 How is 名 pronounced in computer terms? 2011-11-11T03:12:19.003

13 How did 家, 手, and 士 come to be included in the names of professions? 2012-08-27T02:18:10.717

13 Are the 4-byte UTF-8 Kanji rare enough that I can ignore them? 2012-09-21T07:22:55.843