July 11, 2017



Does it sound like "みに" or is that just me.

July 11, 2017


Yea audio is bad on this

July 14, 2017


The case to write by hiragana, it is みぎ.

subtle sound.

pronunciation 右 https://ja.forvo.com/word/%E5%8F%B3/#ja

July 11, 2017


This website is pretty good. thank you

January 11, 2018


you are welcome!

January 12, 2018



January 28, 2019


The audio is weird quite a few times to be honest

January 24, 2018


Some Japanese speakers pronounce g- more like ng-

March 11, 2019


The audio is correct now.

November 17, 2018


The audio on this is pretty bad. Sounds like みみ to me

July 15, 2017


The speaker icon sound and the word sound that plays when tapped are really different.

September 6, 2017


It is varying by dialect, but both N-sounds and G-sounds may move toward a nasal NG-sound. I believe Tokyo dialect, and "proper speech" move G to NG, while young people lean more toward harder G-sounds

August 20, 2017


A good example of how to say it in this dialect is to practise saying just the "ng" in "sing". This sound only happens with Gs in the middle or end of words, though (or if you're slurring or speaking quickly, hah). Gs at the beginning of words will have the more familiar sound, as in "good", etc.

True, nowadays, from what I hear, it's 'hipper' or whatnot to steer away from saying it too strongly like this. A lot of grammer books still teach it as a standard pronunciation, though, since it's still commonly heard, otherwise, especially with certain dialects and age groups.

October 4, 2017


Handle the defense

December 3, 2017


Ha, Parasyte reference, nice.

January 23, 2019


[kanji] 右

[kana] みぎ

[romaji] migi

November 17, 2018


The audio is very bad on this one, at least on mobile. It sounds very muffled, as if spoken through a pillow. It's not my headphones, bose should be more than good enough, so it must be the audio quality.

February 3, 2019


Yes nasal pronunciation sounds like ng but the audio isn't a nasal it has no g sound at all. I have listed to it a dozen times, and I mean I am aware of the nasal g, heck I posted a link to some audio to help people with that in a previous lesson.

But this seems like not a very good audio to me. Seems like just mini. Maybe should firm up the g sound for a teaching audio.

I had my wife listen just to see if I was crazy and asked what she heard and she said it sounded like mimi. But she isn't Japanese she's Korean. (Also is it wrong to be studying Japanese when my in-laws are korean? Lol)

February 12, 2018


Would any etymology-oriented people like to explain why the kanji for "right" has a "ro" katakana (ロ), and the one for "left" has "エ"

May 20, 2018


I have no clue what the real meaning is but I thought of a fun way to remember the kanjis just now:

You eat with your right hand (mouth, get it?) You work with your left hand(construction, lol)

Maybe the real meaning taught in Japan has some old story about how amaterasu built the earth with her left and ate divine fruit with the right or something XD

May 29, 2018


Or how Kaguya ate divine fruit with her right hand and built her zetsu army with her left from Naruto lol

May 29, 2018


Sounds like にに to me. The robot was a little drunk during that recording session.

October 15, 2018


Anybody else remember the definition of migi by thinking of how "right" Mickey Mouse is?

September 10, 2019


Glad I'm not the only one hearing みみ lol

February 4, 2019


Isn't that character in Parasyte Anime

November 12, 2019


みぎ is what it is shows this is in hiragana. So why does the audio say みみ. It's not ears. It's right.

February 28, 2019


The pronunciation is みぎ, but the sound quality is very bad. It's audible on computer, but on mobile it is almost impossible to hear. At least on my devices.

February 28, 2019
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