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How to say fried egg in Japanese! Sunny side up, over easy and over hard.

In Japanese, fried egg is called 目玉(めだま)焼(や)き (medamayaki). 目玉(めだま) means “eyeball.” It’s called that because the yolk of the egg is round like an eye. Japanese people think of fried egg as breakfast or an easy lunch. 目玉焼き There are a lot of ways to fry an egg. In English, people have their eggs sunny side up, over-easy and over-hard. These words illustrate whether a person likes to have one side fried or both sides, or the yolk soft or hard. Today we’ll share how to say fried egg in various way! Different ways to say "fried egg." When you say ...

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Watch out! 11 Japanese words that change meaning by pitch accent.

Japanese has what’s called a pitch accent. This is the intonation of Japanese language. If your goal is to sound like a native Japanese speaker, it’s important to have a grasp of it, since incorrect pitch accent will make you sound foreign. Pitch accent also differentiates words! For the word はし(hashi), pitch accent can change it from a bridge to a pair of chopsticks, so be careful! Here are some words that sound the same, but with different pitch accents. 11 different examples of pitch accent あめ 雨(あめ) (rain) vs 飴(あめ)(candy) あめ has two meanings. One is rain and another is ...

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How to count time in Japanese. Hours, minutes and seconds.

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People say that time is just an illusion, but you do use it in daily life! Time is one of the fundamental measurements of our daily lives. It’s also the foundation for language learning because you’ll need to express time when talking about things such as meeting places, getting on the train, or your daily life habits. The Japanese units of time are 時(じ) (ji)-hour, 分(ふん) (fun) -minute and 秒(びょう) (byou)-second.  時(じ) (ji) and 秒(びょう) (byou) are simple, but 分(ふん) (fun) is little tricky because the pronunciation changes depending on the numbers. In this article we’ll learn how to count ...

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