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- Language (general) : A type of communication system; this term is used in linguistics, computer science and other fields to refer to different systems, including 'natural language' in humans, programming languages run on computers, and so on.
- Japonic languages : Add brief definition or description
- Culture of Japan : Set of traditions, pastimes, artistic expression, use of language, belief systems and so on that distinguishes Japan from other nations.
- Kanji : (漢字) Chinese-derived characters used to write some elements of the Japanese language.
- Kana : Two scripts used to write the Japanese language, hiragana (ひらがな) and katakana (カタカナ); symbols represent moras, i.e. syllable-like units.
- Shingo : (新語) recently-coined popular new words in Japanese as recognised in an annual competition in Japan.
- Shichigon-zekku : Japanese term for a poetry verse form consisting of four phrases each seven Chinese characters in length.
- Shigin : A form of Japanese poetry, which is usually chanted, either individually or within a group.
- Chinese characters : (simplified Chinese 汉字; traditional Chinese: 漢字) are symbols used to write varieties of Chinese and - in modified form - other languages; world's oldest writing system in continuous use.
- Japanese English : English as used by native speakers of Japanese, either for communicating with non-Japanese speakers or commercial and entertainment purposes. Includes vocabulary and usages not found in the native English-speaking world.
- Japanese popular culture
- Manga : Japanese or Japanese-style comics.
- Chinese language : Collective term for varieties of the Sino-Tibetan language family spoken in China; linguistically several different languages, but in broad cultural terms often seen as a single form.
- Korean language : Add brief definition or description
- Pidgin Hawaiian : Extinct pidgin language spoken in Hawaii, which drew most of its vocabulary from Hawaiian; spoken mainly by immigrants to Hawaii, and died out in the early twentieth century.