Welcome to Takashi’s Japanese Dictionary (Takashionary)! This is a blog for learning Japanese and introduces intriguing and useful Japanese expressions (e.g. idioms, slang words) that are usually not taught in a textbook or language class. If you want to astonish your Japanese friends using advanced and quirky Japanese words, this is the website for you. Feel free to follow my social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) to keep yourself posted!
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