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Practicing! 2

Postby TokyoRoze » Sat 01.21.2006 9:33 am

Ok maybe ill do this better

こんい地は私アメリカ人 
えいごがわかりますか
わたしわきれいです(Yes im a guyyyy)
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby IkimashoZ » Sat 01.21.2006 9:45 am

こんい地は私アメリカ人


Wrong kanji for 今日は(こんにちは). This one is usually written in ひらがな anyway.

えいごがわかりますか


えいご = 英語
Other than that, this one is good. Although, I think all three of these sentences should end with a period -- 。. However, in the old days, Japanese was written without any punctuation at all, and I'm not sure how stringent Japanese teachers in Japan are about period placement. Just my two cents.

わたしわきれいです


私 = わたし
Now, this will probably seem really wierd to you, especially if you haven't gotten this far in the kana table yet. When わ is part of a word, you write it as わ. However, the topic particle is written は and pronounced like わ. Annoying, right? Well, think of how often written English matches the sounds you make when you say the words out loud. English has something like a 20% phonemic consistency whereas almost all other languages on the planet hover around 90%.

The corrected sentence should look like this:
私はきれいです。
Although this is correct grammar, it isn't really something you'd ever hear someone say. It's grammatically correct, but in Japan, it's more honorable to be self-effacing. You build yourself up by tearing yourself down publically.
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby richvh » Sat 01.21.2006 10:45 am

TokyoRoze wrote:
こんい地は私アメリカ人 

「こんにちは。私はアメリカ人です。」
The set phrase "konnichi wa" is usually set off as a sentence (though it isn't grammatically complete). You should have a topic particle (は) after 私, and end with the polite copula です, though in casual speech you could leave it out. Since you used the polite form in the other two lines, it should be used here as well.

That'x the only thing I see that IkimashoZ didn't cover.
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby Daisuke » Sat 01.21.2006 12:08 pm

As it is almost the same you practice in your 2 threads, you should keep it in one thread. ;)

It is good to see you practice a lot tho'. :)
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby TokyoRoze » Sat 01.21.2006 4:16 pm

will do dai :)

Thanks for the corrections (i just learned my s table today!)
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby Gan » Sat 01.21.2006 8:11 pm

ひらがなはすごい,でもカタカナは劇毒。はい!! うん、カタカナが私で至難
Yeah, very very very very bad 日本語 right there........
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby Harisenbon » Sun 01.22.2006 11:04 am

劇毒ってなに?猛毒って言う事かな?それでも、なんとなく凄い阜サですよね。:D

気になるから、何を書きたかった?

TheshadowtakerさんとTokyoRoseさん、漢字を分からなかったら、勝手に使わない方がいいと思う。なぜなら、入力ミスで間違ったひらがなを入れたら、変な漢字が出る事がかなり多い。意味が全然伝えないと思います。
I think that you should not try to use Kanji (with the IME) that you don't know. If you have a typo in your hiragana, you'll get kanji that don't make sense, and will make it difficult if not impossible for people to understand what you're saying.

ところで、Ikimashoz、終止点が現代の日本語でちゃんと使われています。抜くと、意味が分かりにくくなります。
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby Gan » Sun 01.22.2006 12:04 pm

@Harisenbon this is what i was trying to say......

ひらがなはすごい,でもカタカナは劇毒。はい!! うん、カタカナが私で至難


hiragana wa sugoi , demo katakana wa gekidoku . hai!! un, katakana ga watashi de shinan.........

Hiragana is awsome but katakana is deadly poison.. Yes!! yea, katakana is difficult by way of me...(doent make any sense :D)

can you correct me??

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劇毒ってなに?猛毒って言う事かな?それでも、なんとなく凄い阜サですよね。

気になるから、何を書きたかった
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby Gan » Sun 01.22.2006 12:09 pm

@Harisenbon this is what i was trying to say......

ひらがなはすごい,でもカタカナは劇毒。はい!! うん、カタカナが私で至難


hiragana wa sugoi , demo katakana wa gekidoku . hai!! un, katakana ga watashi de shinan.........

Hiragana is awsome but katakana is deadly poison.. Yes!! yea, katakana is difficult by way of me...(doent make any sense :D)

can you correct me??

Harisenbon wrote

劇毒ってなに?猛毒って言う事かな?それでも、なんとなく凄い阜サですよね。

気になるから、何を書きたかった


(Harisenbon)ハリセンボンが心配する?? ごめん、でも わかりません。
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby amego » Sun 01.22.2006 1:02 pm

You build yourself up by tearing yourself down publically.


I like this phrase :p
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby TokyoRoze » Sun 01.22.2006 2:54 pm

に ほ ん
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby Gan » Sun 01.22.2006 3:14 pm

nihon? japan? にほん? 日本? land of the rising sun? i dont know what your trying to say......
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby TokyoRoze » Sun 01.22.2006 5:23 pm

hiragana for japan
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby Daisuke » Mon 01.23.2006 3:04 am

TokyoRoze wrote:
hiragana for japan


Yes, well it was true.. ;) Kanji is > 日本 as shadowtaker wrote. You will get to that soon.
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RE: Practicing! 2

Postby TokyoRoze » Mon 01.23.2006 3:29 pm

not soon enough lol, still got hiragana to finish than katakana
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