17510Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Re: Re: Heisig's Method for Learning Kanji
- Jan 3, 2005On Sun, 2 Jan 2005, Solveig wrote:
>> The Chinese and Japanese are people from well developed societies, theyE.g. 'To Kiss'--in Japanese you can say 'Kuchi(d)zukeru' but it is not the
>> have concepts and thoughts very similar to their Western counterparts.
>> I'm not a subscriber to Nihonron or any of that silliness.
> I am not a subscriber to nihonron either, but the notion that Japanese and
> English are equivalent is laughable. There are things which are easier and
> more natural to express in each of these languages. Even if something can
> be easily expressed in both languages does not mean that you will see a
> 1:1 word mapping.
same as 'to kiss', and when used in the English sense I've most often seen
the English ('kisu') used.
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