Typing issue


I’ve searched for similar threads and noob areas and cannot find anything, so can anyone direct me to where I can get help typing kanji readings? Please and thank you!


Here’s a very comprehensive guide by Tofugu (the same people behind WaniKani) on how to type in Japanese ^^ this should help you in typing your responses for the kanji and vocab readings!

Note: WaniKani has a built-in IME for when you’re entering the Japanese readings, so everything they mention on that article applies to how you’d answer on reviews =)


Thanks MissMisc, I am definitely bookmarking that page. However, my issue is specific to a certain kanji in one of my lessons (the one for “above”) and when I do it the hiragana shown matches the reading in the lesson but I still get it wrong. I must be spelling it wrong in romaji, but I’ve tried all the combos I can think of that create the right hiragana.


You’re most likely typing じよう and not じょう.

Make sure you’re typing jou or jyou and not jiyou

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The word is じょう with a small ょ. It’s important you learn to recognise the distinction, because じょう and じよう are different words. MissMisc’s link covers this in the section headed “Contractions”.


Noob fail. That’s why I came here! Thanks so much!


Everyone’s a newbie to start with, and to be honest, there are still times when I misread the small っ as a big つ.

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Ey you’re finally a golden lvl 60! Congrats! Can’t wait to join you!


YESSS — haha thank you! ^^ you’re doing so well, keep it up! I’ll see you there :clap::clap:


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