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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby alpha13 » Fri 11.18.2005 11:59 am

はじめまして、

I'm not sure if these websites have been posted yet. I found them not too long ago.
Software
jBrowse: http://www.jbrowse.com/products/jbrowse/ -> useful IE (unfortunately :() plugins for displaying furigana on websites. not powerful, but useful.
Wakan: http://wakan.manga.cz/?page=about&lang=en -> great Japanese/Chinese learning software.
Mika-chan fonts: http://www001.upp.so-net.ne.jp/mikachan/ -> not really a software but it provides cute japanese fonts.

I coupled them with the following websites:
http://aozora.gr.jp/ -> large Japanese text repository.
http://www.japanpen.or.jp/e-bungeikan/novel/novel-subhome.html -> a collection of online short novels I assume.

I use these to practice my vocabs/kanji and reading ability. Hope this helps :)

俺もがんばります。
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby zelgadis20002000 » Thu 12.08.2005 3:16 pm

here is a link that I used ,maybe you guys could find it usefull.
type it in your browser:http://www.manythings.org/japanese/links/
hope it helps someone.
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby ayaito » Sun 01.15.2006 1:14 pm

thanks for sharing all of these!
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby mandolin » Tue 01.31.2006 12:01 am

The mother of all link-sites for japanese language learning resources.

It's HERE

PS, where's njt been?
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby Sharingana » Mon 02.13.2006 8:52 pm

うわ〜!:o これは、なんてすげ〜スレッドだってよ!沢山のいろいろなリンクがあるよね!
じゃ、このサイトは( http://www.omniglot.com/ )日本語についてだけじゃないけど、とても面白くて沢山の良いリンクがあるだよ。もしよかったら、見てくださいね!:)
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby njt » Mon 02.27.2006 9:25 pm

mandolin wrote:
The mother of all link-sites for japanese language learning resources.

It's HERE

PS, where's njt been?


a long story short, been working 3 arubaito 1 full time job, plus the full time job throwing TONS of work at me :s... extra stuff :s anyways-- that and managing another site along with family and reading, and my time online to do my duties is... ohhh about an hour a day :s I'll try to get more active, and update this stuff asap :p
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby giles » Thu 03.02.2006 6:39 am

Here's another useful site where people can share bookmarks and also comment on them - http://learnjapanese.ning.com/
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby redfoxer » Tue 03.21.2006 8:32 pm

ive had a few good site bookmarked, and ive thought, hey, thats a useful site. so im guna post em up for new people to use, or old people to revise.

http://iteslj.org/v/j/ ==== A good vocab flashcard testing site

http://www.kanjistep.com/en/online/weeklytest/intro.html ==== A good online JLPT practice site. test you kyuu knowledge here.

http://momo.jpf.go.jp/sushi/index.php?LangFlag=e ===== one of my faves. The "SUSHI" testo site. have a go, u know you wana test you japanese skills :)

http://www.transparent.com/tlquiz/proftest/japanese/tljpntest.htm ==== another intresting japanese test site....only...it uses romaji....so kinda strange.

Now for some other sites that arent practice test sites.

http://www.kahome.co.uk/japa/tango.pl?mo=0&bk=ib01&fm=01&to=20 ==== A good lil vocab builder. lots of simple vocab. for your reading pleasure.

http://www.thejapanesepage.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23
==== One on our very own TJP site!! Everyone contributed to something very helpful :) thank you everyone.

http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/articles/index.pl?read=856 ==== more useful phrases. Geared towars simple commands for teachers.

[url]
http://www.gate39.com/jreference/kanachart.aspx[/url] ==== A Kana chart

And finally something that isnt really useful but is just fun to read >>> http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/articles/index.pl?read=856 <<<< that is the journal of a real JET teacher. Its pretty amusing and very cool.

hope any of them helps anyone.

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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby lomagu » Mon 03.27.2006 8:24 am

http://www.hiragana.jp - enter a Japanese website and the hiragana will show up for all the kanji
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby Sukebe Uchuujin » Sat 04.08.2006 3:25 pm

[center]This site may already be in the list.....i just quick scanned....sorry if it is.......

http://www.hiraganatimes.com/hp/topics/index-j.html

great for people still struggling with kanji like myself........because has a hiragana,kanji and english translated version of each article.......

This link is to a page within a larger site that has lots of usefull information for poeple in japan or thiking of moving there.......[/center]
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby Murdoc Murdoc » Tue 05.02.2006 7:59 pm

http://www.kanjiroushi.net/ This is a great site for kanji
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby Mukade » Mon 05.15.2006 2:40 am

I was looking around for a website that would give the stroke order of all the kanji. I know that Jim Breen's will give you stroke order for many of the kanji on his site. But it won't give you all of them.

This site has the standardized stroke order, in an animated image format:
http://kakijun.main.jp/

Just click the 漢字の検索 button, enter your kanji in the box and click 決定 and you're on your way to discovering the stroke order of even those bizarre characters like:

鬱, 卍, and 鹵 :p
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby wasurenagusa » Mon 05.15.2006 3:01 am

still I think the Jim Breen's Japanese Dictionary is the best online Japanese Dictionary. The others are quite good.
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby enyafriend » Thu 05.18.2006 10:17 am

Wow, you guys out there are just simply awesome. A committed lot, i'd say. To those who has contributed to this forum, your effort is truly commendable. Great work, guys.B)
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RE: The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread

Postby lomagu » Thu 05.25.2006 7:08 am

http://www.rikai.com/perl/Home.pl enter a site to get hiragana and definitions for Japanese words. They also have English to Japanese, English to Spanish and Chinese to English.

http://www.interq.or.jp/osaka/inside/osakaben/osakaben.html - The Nationa Association for the Promotion of the Osaka Dialect. Translate Japanese into Osaka-ben and other fun things.
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