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Show HN: Magic Sentence (japanesecomplete.com)
1 point by sova 11 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment

Lovely people of HN, we made this admittedly simple demo scene to help illustrate the fundamentals of Japanese grammar.

As humans, we are very visual learners, so we thought it would help simplify the process of acquiring Japanese competency to have a scene where you could modify the sentence easily and see how the scene updates instantly.

For these purposes we use what we call "Japanese Student Language" or JPSL to focus on the novel parts, namely the grammatical particles of Japanese.

The English rendering is color-coded to match the Japanese nouns and verbs, so you can see visually how the order of a sentence differs between the two languages.

We hope you enjoy this brief demo and look forward to your feedback. If you want to see more like this, please let us know!

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