Posts Tagged ‘kanji’

Blogs on Kanji

Well, after teasing me about my wife “helping” me with my homework a few weeks ago (hey, I was busy and we needed to know the answers right away, right?) Our friend Angeline has provided us with a list of other blogs that share our interest in kanji study. I will add them to the blog roll or whatever, but in the meantime, check the out for yourself:

Today, I searched for some blogs that wrote about Kanji study in wordpress and I found some very nice blogs about Kanji. I’ll list them all down here:

1) http://goddesscarlie.wordpress.com/2007/05/19/kanji-websites/

2) http://nihongonobenkyou.wordpress.com/kanji/kanji-notes/kanji-breakdown/

3) http://dshock.wordpress.com/2006/08/18/japanese-kanji/

4) http://www.alljapaneseallthetime.com/blog/about

5) http://www.saiga-jp.com/kanji_dictionary.html?

6) http://atylmojapanese.wordpress.com/

7) http://www.thejapanesepage.com/

8) http://www.1nichi1kai.com/

9) http://dejima.wordpress.com/learn-japanese/

10) http://pavsjlpt.wordpress.com/

So far, these sites looks good to me …the rest is….. unknown….

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Now that things are calming down a little, I found some time to post. I wanted to tell everyone about www.manythings.org/japanese.

Here, you can find literally hundreds of quizzes from the basics all the way up to JLPT 1. A few quizzes I found useful: 260 commonly used ii-type adjectives, and Japanese newspaper words that use no kanji (a lot of tricky, grammar point type words pop up). There is also an abundance of straight up kanji practice.

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JLPT Kanji Project


This is a nice website for learning Japanese kanji according to the JLPT level. One thing that makes this site nice is that once you have logged in, you can save the kanji that you want to study under your user name and print flashcards. Another handy thing is that in the definition, it provides not only the meaning and examples of the kanji where it’s various readings are applied, but also has other characters that are very similar like 先 and 洗, or 未 and 末.

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