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I think learners should try to spend 99% of their time using the Japanese writing system and not romanization: Reading is a highly overlearned skill, and it takes absolutely huge amounts of practice to become literate in the Japanese writing system. Since learners have limited amounts of time, it's to their advantage to start using kana and kanji as early ...


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In English, people often capitalize every word in a foreign title, and you can apply that rule without talking about Japanese specifically at all. Of course, different people use different styles! Here's what I'd do: Capitalize everything except function words (particles, conjunctions, etc.). If a function word is the first word, or if it's long (6+ ...


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If it's a title, then presumably you'd capitalize most words. Japanese だ and です roughly equate to English is, be, and these are capitalized in English titles, so it would make sense by analogy to capitalize the romanizations as Da and Desu. Meanwhile, particles seem loosely equivalent in terms of grammatical function to English articles and prepositions, ...



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