I’ll never understand Japanese counter words, I swore, as I cleaned up after dinner.

They’re just so arbitrary, I complained, as I put away the long slender utensils in the top drawer.

How could the purpose of a thing affect its noun class?, I muttered, as I put the mixer and blender back into the appliance cupboard.

Why would the language be like that?, I grumbled, as I filed the flat thin recipe book in its spot on the bookshelf.

The concept was alien to me.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Chinwag Social

Consider this a friendly, local pub. Make yourself at home, bring your friends, have a good time! Meet new people, have a laugh, enjoy the ambience, and the Oxford commas.