It's written as: 愛 and is pronounced 'ai'. You can see a larger image of the symbol at linganaut.com (you'll certainly need a big image to copy the intricate symbol from). The Japanese symbol for love By the way, you may be interested to know that the symbol is not actually Japanese, but Chinese. The … Read more
姉 is the Japanese Kanji for 'older sister'. The Japanese have a separate word for 'older sister' and 'younger sister', you don't need to add the 'older' in front of it. There is no word for just 'sister' in Japanese.
What Are The Different Types Of Japanese Language In Modern Japan And What Is The Official Status Of Japanese Language In Japan?
Types of language? Do you mean types of script? There are four main types: Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji and Roman letters. Japanese is the official language of Japan.
Ai shi te iru, or Suki desu. 愛してる/あいしてる or 好きです／すきです。 Sorry to just repeat what another user wrote, there's just a spelling mistake in one of the posts and I wanted to just reinforce the correct spelling. I won't go into why there are so many ways of writing the same thing in Japanese, if … Read more
It's お宅, おたく or オタク. I won't get into why there are 3 different ways of writing it here, if you're interested in a detailed explanation of the Japanese writing systems, go to JapanesePod101.comm
Aargh! So... Many... Wrong... Answers... "Hi" is KonNichi Wa. Notice the two 'N's which another answerer forgot. "Thanks" is arigato. I don't know where the other answerer got "ga li ga do" from. Have a listen to some Japanese phrases at Survival Phrases - Japanese if you find these conflicting answers … Read more
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