Wednesday, March 18

Japanese Word of the Day

The Japanese love words. Every year they invent new words and phrases that relate to the latest fashions and a panel of judges and the public vote for their favourites. As part of BBC Four’s Japan season we’ve made some short films about cool Japanese words.


Edward Huse said...

Nice phenomenon to observe for sure, and sometimes illuminating - but I am also writing to say thanks for becoming my first follower on I am curious, what prompted you to do so?

Japanese words said...

This makes it both easier and more difficult to learn Japanese. On one aspect there are a lot of foreign words introduced. On the other hand you never know whether you should use the native word or the foreign word.