Glossary

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Over time some topics have been discussed so many times that older forum members tend to assume that it is common knowledge what a word or acronym refers to.

Non-acronyms

Acronyms

  • AAP: All About Particles [14]
  • AJATT: All Japanese All the Time [15]
  • BJT: Business Japanese Proficiency Test (ビジネス日本語能力テスト) [16]
  • C2k, C6k - Refers to the Core 2000 and Core 6000 sentences from iKnow/smart.fm, approximately 6000 total sentences with native audio and translations that have been made into shared Anki decks.
  • DOJG: Also DOBJG, DOIJG, DOAJG. Refers to the 3 volumes (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced) of the Dictionary of Japanese Grammar series, by Makino & Tsutsui.
  • EJV: Essential Japanese Verbs [17]
  • JBiz: Alternate name for BJT
  • JMW: Japanese the Manga Way
  • JLPT: Japanese Language Proficiency Test (日本語能力試験) [18]
  • JSPfEC: Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication
  • KanKen: Japanese Kanji Aptitude Test (日本漢字能力検定試験) [19]
  • KiC: Kanji in Context [20]
  • KM: Kanzen Master [21]
  • KO2001: Kanji Odyssey 2001 [22]
  • L1, L2, etc.: Used to refer to a learner's first, or native language(s), and their second, or target language (e.g. L1 = English, L2 = Japanese, for a native English speaker learning Japanese).
  • RevTK: Reviewing the Kanji [23]
  • RTH: Remembering the Hanzi
  • RTK: Remembering the Kanji
  • RTK1: Remembering the Kanji 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters
  • RTK2: Remembering the Kanji 2: A Systematic Guide to Reading Japanese Characters
  • RTK3: Remembering the Kanji 3: Writing and Reading Japanese Characters for Upper-Level Proficiency
  • SRS: Spaced Repetition System/Software [24]
  • TTS: Text-to-speech
  • UBJG: Understanding Basic Japanese Grammar [25]