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    Seeing the display picture, I'm somehow not...

    Seeing the display picture, I'm somehow not surprised...
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    Yes they are and that could be it.

    Yes they are and that could be it.
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    I mean - to my friend I originally said...

    I mean - to my friend I originally said "私にとって、日本語がむずかしいです" (thought I think I also added ほとんどの), then they told me it's better to use "私にとって、ほとんどの日本語は りかい できない"
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    I actually said the same! 私にとって、日本語がむずかしいです I...

    I actually said the same! 私にとって、日本語がむずかしいです

    I was told to use the way written above though. You should probably double check before believing me though - I have come across people who've told me...
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    りかい - rikai - understand/comprehend

    ほとんど - hotondo - most

    とって - totte - for/to (not always this meaning apparently?)

    Example sentence:

    私にとって、ほとんどの日本語は りかい できない
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    oshieru yo - I'll teach you
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    何とかかんとか - blah blah
    nantoka kantoka

    said = itta = 言った
    say = iu = 言う

    Kewne は "何とかかんとか" と言った
    Kewne said "Blah Blah"
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    ga nai - less formal alternative to 'arimasen' -...

    ga nai - less formal alternative to 'arimasen' - the absence of something.

    Noun + ja nai - it isn't.
    Adjective + ja nai = ??? (Conflicting things told to me by two Japanese speakers)

    tere...
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    Yeah. That's why I remember it. I came across it...

    Yeah. That's why I remember it. I came across it on a website then asked my friend if it was really that or a joke.
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    Ah, I do know. Just half the time I'm using it...

    Ah, I do know. Just half the time I'm using it with someone who's Korean or Chinese, so it makes it easier on them. I should try it on my Japanese friend though and see if they understand without the...
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    It's more that I want to find a way to avoid it...

    It's more that I want to find a way to avoid it changing to kanji altogether without having to stop after every word and press enter - though I guess I could just try get used to it. It's quite...
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    Fractions:

    yon bun no ichi = 1/4th
    hachi bun no ichi = 1/8th
    hachi bun no roku = 6/8ths

    Example I used: <Friend name> no shukudai wa hachi bun no roku dekimashita

    Note: I suck at kanji and...
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    Re: Post the Japanese you learn today here

    ながい - long.
    みじかい - short.

    I'm still in the Elementary stages of Japanese, but I'm surprised I'd never come across those before.

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    どうろ - Road, though I expect I'll forget this one soon....
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