Subject Guide

The following are some of the jeKai entries that provide in-depth information on particular topics.

Terrestrial Life
A bilingual taxonomy of life with links to the biological entries in jeKai

文字
A guide to Japanese writing systems

Pitfalls
Words and phrases that often trip up learners of Japanese

敬語
A general account of the main types of respect language in Japanese

倒語
A guide to slang words formed by inverting the syllables of conventional words

差別表現
A discussion of words that have been banned as discriminatory

A Slightly Askew Glossary of Japanese Baseball Terms
A comprehensive--and sometimes opinionated--account of terms used in Japanese baseball.



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