@Ronflaix Yes. It means laughter.
It came from wara(笑) which means laughter. Many "w"s represent more laughter just like "lol" in English.
Plus, Many "w"s looks like grass, so "kusa(草)", which means grass, is used instead of "wwwwwwww" etc..
@Ronflaix The first difficulty is the difference of letters (kanji and alphabets) , I think. That's why the many Japanese can't speak English well and many foreigner feels Japanese difficult.
@shizuku Yeah, that's pretty much where I failed. Ican't easily remember the kanas just by reading and trying to remember them. I need somehow to practice something to remember it.
@Ronflaix Japanese often use alphabets in our daily life because they are letters used in English. But foreigner don't use hiragana at all, right? So, it will be difficult to remember kanas.
I however heard that Japanese grammar and pronunciation are not so difficult.
@shizuku Well, I just touched lightly the grammar so I can't really tell, what I can just say it's pretty interesting by its difference from latin-based languages. I was pretty surprised when a friend told me there wasn't aa "to be" equivalent verb to say something like "I'm 21 year old" or "I'm Ronflaix".
@Ronflaix Gramatically, it's correct. there's no "to be" verb in Japanese, but don't worry. There's similar format. You can use "(subjective)は(complement)です" to express the two examples you gave.
For example, "私(I)は21歳(21 years old)です"
But this is the most simple example. You might have to use another format depending on the situations.
@shizuku Oh, I remember about は, a friend tried to give japanese lessons fro mthe experience he had learning by himself. I remember him telling using わた
し but I forgot why.
Learning foreign language is always difficult, but I think it is valuable thing as a human. (Only humans can use highly advanced languages.)
I'll continue to learn English hard, and I hope you master Japanese. Good luck!
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