Kanji and Radicals


This post gives me two opportunities: to explain what radicals in Japanese are, and to show off my first ever video animation created in Motion 5 =D

The video gives information on how Kanji (漢字) are created using elements known as Radicals. I guess the easiest analogy would be like knowing all 26 letters of the alphabet and combining them to make words; similar applies to these particular characters in Japanese, except in MUCH larger numbers! Take a peek:

I hope, when my skills and ideas increase, I’ll make another one going further into aspects of Kanji creation. And other such things. Because there’s a lot.



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