Monthly Archives: April 2011

Meanings for Ji

So, here’s the first article in my experimental series for Learning Kanji Without Kanji. See that article for an explanation of the motivations and approach. According to the data I collected, the on’yomi (Chinese-origin kanji reading) that occurs most frequently, … Continue reading

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Learning Kanji Without Kanji

A credible reason for why learning new kanji is generally a much easier proposition for native Japanese, has been rolling around in my head for a while. As I’ve mentioned elsewhere, when a Westerner encounters an unfamiliar kanji character, there’s … Continue reading

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