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Is kana sufficient to write Japanese?

There is a recurring theme on a lot of blogs and forums that Japanese can only be written intelligibly using kanji. They have the idea that Japanese written only in kana (or romaji) cannot hold enough information and becomes difficult … Continue reading

24. May 2011 by ロバート
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J Marshall Ungar on Heisig

…as a procedure for efficient learning, it obviously has little if anything to do with reading Japanese as Japanese. Heisig’s method is a thoroughgoing technique for memorizing the equivalent of a dictionary, much as a magician might memorize the order … Continue reading

21. April 2011 by ロバート
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Kanji Clinic

Kanji Clinic 漢字クリニック is a bi-monthly column in the Japan Times. It covers (as the name might suggest) Kanji. All previous columns are archived at the site as well as articles on kanji learning and links to kanji related sites. … Continue reading

28. November 2010 by ロバート
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Kanji Sieve v0.4 released

Another month another set of improvements to Kanji Sieve. In this release I concentrated on getting data in and out of the program. It is possible to import records from a previous version. As I strongly believe that the data … Continue reading

19. September 2010 by ロバート
Categories: 01 news • 新聞, 02 reading • 読む事 | Tags: , , , , , , , | 7 comments

Kanken London 2010

This year’s kanjikentei will be held on Sunday 31st of October at SOAS UCL London. They have a Google webform this year for candidates to request application forms. The deadline is the 28th September. You can sit more than one … Continue reading

26. August 2010 by ロバート
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Kanji Sieve for Windows

Finally. I’ve cleaned up the display as best I can for Windows. I don’t know whether it is just that I am am used to the display on the Mac, but I’m not 100% happy with how it looks on … Continue reading

31. July 2010 by ロバート
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