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10 Facts about Japan - CALLIGRAPHY

  1. 1. 10 Facts about JAPAN The Japanese are very interesting people. Their unique culture has developed in relative isolation due to the mountainous and island-based nature of the country. As the Summer Olympics from 2020 will take place in Tokyo, thousands of people are expected to travel to Japan. If you're one of them, or if you just want to visit this country some day, here are a few things that you should know about the Japanese.
  2. 2. 10 Facts about JAPAN
  3. 3. 1. Japan had no writing system in their ancient days.
  4. 4. 2. Chinese characters The were introduced to them in the 4th century.
  5. 5. 3. Chinese writing and the native Japanese languages created a complicated system that The combination of is used for modern Japanese.
  6. 6. 4. There are 4 writing systems in Japan: Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana and Rōmaji Rōmaji
  7. 7. 5. KANJI is mainly used for the lexical elements: nouns, verb stems, adjective stems, and so forth
  8. 8. 6. HIRAGANA has rounded letter shapes, which are mainly used for the grammatical elements of sentences such as particles, auxiliary verbs, and suffixes of nouns
  9. 9. 7. KATAKANA has an angular letter shape, which is most often used for foreign words and also for the purpose of emphasis
  10. 10. 8. RōMAJI is the application of the Latin script to write the Japanese language. It literally means ‘roman letters’ Rōmaji
  11. 11. 9. The Japanese language has thousands of foreign loan words, known as gairaigo. The number of foreign loan words is steadily increasing.
  12. 12. 10. Japanese is traditionally written in vertical lines, from right to Writing in horizontal lines left. has become more common because it is easier to include Arabic numerals and passages from other foreign languages.
  13. 13. 10 Facts about JAPAN Powered by: Japanese translation services

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