An Introduction to Kansai Dialect

7 Lessons • 45 Minutes
Going to Kansai? This region includes Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe and has its own unique culture and dialect of Japanese (kansai-ben). Learn about some of those differences in these lessons!
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1
The Kansai Dialect: What IS the Kansai Dialect?
Hear about the Kansai dialect
3 Minutes • Audio
2
The Kansai Dialect: The Difference Between the Kansai and Standard Dialects
Hear about the Kansai dialect
3 Minutes • Audio
3
The Kansai Dialect: Words from Kansai Spread Throughout Japan
Hear about the Kansai dialect
3 Minutes • Audio
4
The Kansai Dialect: Words with Severed Endings
Hear about the Kansai dialect
3 Minutes • Audio
5
The Kansai Dialect: Abbreviated Words
Hear about the Kansai dialect
3 Minutes • Audio
6
SS23: Escalator Etiquette
Learn about the rules of Japanese escalator etiquette in Kanto and Kansai so you can fit in like a native
18 Minutes • Audio
7
Monja-yaki and Okonomi-yaki
Learn about two types of Japanese cuisine that are famous for fun
9 Minutes • Audio