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  Topic: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
Ryaltheyre

Replies: 63
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PostForum: Learn Japanese   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2003 8:46 am   Subject: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
There is still a lot for all of us to learn, especially me. Wink I found that on my trip to Japan, I did not know half enough that I needed to know. I know more now...but still it is not enough.
  Topic: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
Ryaltheyre

Replies: 63
Views: 79302

PostForum: Learn Japanese   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2003 4:14 am   Subject: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
You are right it does mean senior, or upperclassman. However it also isnt just any upperclassmen, it is someone you specifically have a relation to, ie: going to the same club after school, maybe even ...
  Topic: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
Ryaltheyre

Replies: 63
Views: 79302

PostForum: Learn Japanese   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2003 12:28 pm   Subject: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
I agree with Pero-chann,

Senpai has no english equiv, and it IS used for those who are your upperclassmen/women. Also it is someone whom you are associated with. So say you go to the Judo club, the ...
  Topic: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
Ryaltheyre

Replies: 63
Views: 79302

PostForum: Learn Japanese   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2003 3:14 pm   Subject: Cuteness by Japanese Females
meh sorry again to steal the thunder..... Japanese females like pronouncing the 'u' at the end of words at times to be 'cute' same with changing the words abit. Chisai turns into chichai when someone ...
  Topic: how do you u 'san', 'chan' or 'kun' after a person's name.
Ryaltheyre

Replies: 63
Views: 79302

PostForum: Learn Japanese   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2003 3:10 pm   Subject: just responding
just to be obnoxious i'd like to point out that the Japanese rules for how to write words in Romanji are not the same as those in English (British or American) for example take Jujitsu. It is the misp ...
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