1. The language I decided to study in college.
2. A fun language to learn.
It is made up of 3 alphabets. Hiragana, 46 symbols which each represent a different sound; Katakana, 46 different symbols which represent the exact same sounds as hiragana; and Kanji, thousands of symbols which represent entire words or ideas.
Japanese written using the english alphabet is called romaji.
Takeshi-san no senmon wa nihongo desu ka?
Ee, soo desu.
Is Japanese Takeshi's major?
Yes, that's right.
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