Japanese

Turtlshel started out in 2001 when I founded Turtlshel Translating Company. I am fluent and literate in Japanese in lived in Japan for many years. I love the language and people. How could I not occasionally write about Japan?

Japan Links

Newbie Stuff http://www.sabotenweb.com/bookmarks/language.html List of Japanese Learning Sites - http://www.manythings.org/japanese/links/ NHK Japanese Lessons - http://www.nhk.or.jp/lesson/upload/english.html Daily-Yomiuri Lessons -...

VOCAB 2 – ???????????

Even more words from ???????????. Definitions still from Jim Breen'sedict. ???(P); ???; ???? ?????(???); ????(???)(P); ?????(????)? (adj) (1) severe; strict; rigid; unsparing; relentless; (2) stern; austere; grave; solemn; majestic; (3) intense (cold) ?(P); ? ?????...

KANJI (???- TUTTLE KANJI CARDS

I recently bought the Tuttle Kanji Cards by Alexander Kask. These cards cover the 1,000 or so ?? taught in elementry school, and are split into a set of 440 and a set of 566 cards. The cards set me back about $15 each set. Almost three years ago, when I left Japan to...

VOCAB 1 – ???????????

It doesn't matter how much or how long I study, even knowing hundreds or thousands of words, the number of words I don't know always amazes me. Today's vocab comes from my efforts in reading the book ???????????. The definitions come from Jim Breen's edict. ?? ?????...

KATSU!

Yesterday I said that I would write about ?? when I had read a little bit. Unfortunately, last night and this morning, I read all four volumes that I bought! About and hour and a half on each one. I liked them so much that I just couldn't stop reading and they flew...

GETTING ??

So, I did it again. We went to Kinokunia on Thursday night (3/11) to get the next ?????. Now, it isn't just a little hike to the bookstore when we go. We're talking 2 hours across the mountains each way. I wasn't planning on going back for quite a while, but I...

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When I walk into Kinokuniya, I'm lucky to leave with my wallet only $100 dollors lighter. This last Saturday wasn't any different. Because we are hurrying to get ready for the baby coming next month, we went to our favorite bookstore to pick out some ??. Becky bought...

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