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John Renfroe

John Renfroe studied linguistics and paleography in Taiwan. An avid language learner, he co-founded Outlier Linguistics to help people learn kanji more effectively for Chinese and Japanese. He now lives in Tokyo.



What Your Japanese Teacher Never Taught You about Kanji

Trying to learn Japanese but getting stuck on the characters? Find out how kanji actually work with this breakdown of its components and their functions.

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