'Sudoku' but not 'Number Place?' What are the origins of these Japanese words we use in the West?
By Cassandra Lord 4 min read
Two words that are commonly confused by beginner/ intermediate students are 分かる and 知る. Gaijinpot has a look at the differences between these similar verbs.
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