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Learn Japanese

Speaking Japanese is a lesson in formality and politeness - the language changes according to the formality required. Although Japanese is said to be one of the more complicated languages to learn, uTalk will make it easy for you to get started. And there’s an added bonus for any anime fans out there - learning Japanese will help you to read manga in the original language!§

Learn Japanese with uTalk
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Where Is It Spoken?

Japan

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Number Of Speakers

128,000,000

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Language Family

Japonic

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Fun facts about Japanese

Japanese has a colour, mizu, which doesn't exist in all other languages - in English it might be called sky blue.

The Japanese compliment someone by calling them an egg with eyes - tamago gata no kao - meaning someone with a beautiful, oval-shaped face.

Research shows that Japanese is one of the fastest spoken languages in terms of syllables spoken per second.

Over 30 million people have started speaking a new language with uTalk

Treasure

Over 2500 words and phrases, across 60+ topics covering everyday situations

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