1. meeotch


    When I was in Japan as a teenager (back when I could pretend my Japanese was any good), I remember an expression my American friends and I would say all the time, based on hearing it said around us. Basically, it was a sound conveying surprise, or quizzical confusion. The type of thing you'd...
  2. Japanese Grammar - Part 6

    Language Japanese Grammar - Part 6

    Other independent words Adverbs Adverbs in Japanese are not as tightly integrated into the morphology as in many other languages. Indeed, adverbs are not an independent class of words, but rather a role played by other words. For example, every adjective in the continuative form can be used as...