writing practice

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writing practice

Post by MarieKawaii » Wed 02.04.2009 6:23 am

What do you do to practice writing kanji & kana
>.< I am unsure all the time and think it messes up all the time some strokes are to big some to small! O_O* some kanji get way to big TT_TT
when my printer is working I will print out writing practice pad

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Post by Sairana » Wed 02.04.2009 7:01 am

1/4" graph paper worked just fine for me. Use 2x2 boxes to start with, writing really big, then move into 1 kanji per box for writing small.

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Post by nukemarine » Wed 02.04.2009 10:11 am

I use a notebook of wide rule paper and a regular pen, but I write in it sideways (vertical script). I've written about 300 pages that way over the last year.

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Post by richvh » Wed 02.04.2009 11:11 am

You can download and print out genkouyoushi (the composition paper that Japanese use) from a number of places and print it out for your writing practice.
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Post by MarieKawaii » Wed 02.04.2009 12:10 pm

richvh wrote:You can download and print out genkouyoushi (the composition paper that Japanese use) from a number of places and print it out for your writing practice.
woah!
genkouyoushi never heard of it before and thanks for the google link!
arigato!! ありがと!!

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Post by furrykef » Wed 02.04.2009 2:11 pm

I just thought I'd point out that it's spelled ありがとう... it's a long "o". ^^;
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Post by MarieKawaii » Wed 02.04.2009 4:38 pm

furrykef wrote:I just thought I'd point out that it's spelled ありがとう... it's a long "o". ^^;
ups ^^;; thanks for telling! >w< i wrote a ri ga to and forget the o! is it 2 o in the romaji ? O_o' arigatoo *checking Genki* ohh...there is 2 o =_='''

It´s good that people telling when something is wrong ^^

arigatoo! *right this time* XD

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Post by richvh » Wed 02.04.2009 5:15 pm

Actually, it's arigatou.
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Post by furrykef » Wed 02.04.2009 5:26 pm

Well, it depends on how you romanize it. "Arigatoo", "arigatou", "arigatō", and "arigatô" are all used by various romanization systems, though the only correct kana spelling is ありがとう. On this forum we generally say "arigatou", though.

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