WaniKani Quiz Time🤓 This one’s perfect for newbies!
日本のカレーはおいしいです。— Can you figure out this sentence? I’ll give you some hints (and the answer, eventually).
日本 LV. 2: Japan. Do you remember the mnemonic “sun origin”? The Japanese flag is based on the sun as well
カレー: Curry🍛 It’s pronounced as カ"レ"ー(kar"ee"), not カ"リ" ー (kar"ii")in Japanese.
Let’s break it down!
With the の, 日本 becomes the possessive form. So think of 日本の as “Japan’s.” If it was コウイチの, it would have been “Koichi’s.”
This is the Japanese way of saying “______ is ●●●.”
Make sure to read this は as “wa” instead of “ha” because it’s the particle.
For this case,
日本のカレー = ______
Japanese curry is delicious.
Do you agree that Japanese curry is delicious🍛?
Japan has developed its own style of curry (and it’s a very common home dish as well).
Fun Fact: the Crabigator’s (and Tofugu’s) absolute favorite curry chain in Japan is “Coco壱番屋.”