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Andre Karlovsky
Why is it in different parts of Japan some people use one writing system more than others? I heard from a friend that different parts of japan use hiragana, katakana and kanji in different amounts. What parts tend to use one more than the other and to what extent? I'm interested to know.
Aug 14, 2018 3:12 AM
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There is not such a fact. We have many dialects. But, Our government decides what kind of Japanese textbook should Japanese children use. So, children in any area can write standard Japanese. Of course, some children know more kanji than others, and some aduIts remember kanji than other aduIts. But that is not related with area. Katakana is taught after Hiragana, so, small children use Hiragana only. But they soon learn Katakana. And they use Katakana following shool textbooks which are dicided by our government.
August 14, 2018
Andre Karlovsky
Language Skills
English, Japanese
Learning Language
Japanese