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About AnonymUser

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    Bilingual French - English
  1. Hello, I've been learning Japanese by myself with manuals and I've gotten to a point where it's just not enough anymore. My questions is about the ON-yumi (the Chinese way of saying the Kanji) and the KUN-yumi (the Japanese way of saying it). When I started learning the Kanjis I realized that each Kanji could be pronounced many ways; for example the Kanji for "person" can be pronounced "jin" or "nin" for the ON-yumi, but it can also be pronounced "hito" or "bito" for the KUN-yumi. How do you know when to pronounced it the ON-yumi way and when to pronounced it the KUN-yumi way? Because when
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