Language

Wasei-Eigo? Confusing Japanese Made English Words

Jul 27, 2020

Have you heard about wasei-eigo? You’ve finally arrived in Japan and are starting to make new friend... Read More...

Language, Culture

All You Need to Know About Loanwords in Japanese

Sep 12, 2019

  You may have heard the phrase ‘loanwords’ before, perhaps even in the context of the J... Read More...

Language

First Ear? Fat Eyes? Good Mouth? An Introduction to Body Part-Related Expressions in Japanese

Oct 22, 2018

In the Japanese language, there are many “body part-related expressions,” just as there are in Engli... Read More...

Language

Understanding the Complexity of Japanese Pronouns!

Sep 26, 2018

From my understanding, in America and other western countries, the use of pronouns for transgendered... Read More...

Others, Culture

The Japanese ‘Yes’ has 22 meanings?!

Oct 11, 2017

Have you ever heard of a word that can mean "yes", "no", "great!" or "No thank you" at the same time... Read More...

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