This Adorable Dog Can Speak Japanese, The myth of Toughness in Learning Japanese language is here solved (Video)
There is a great myth that the Japanese Language is a hard Language to learn. Japanese language pronunciation and writing both are a challenging task for every not native learner of Japan. But Beni shows that even a humble pooch can pick up some vocabulary. yeah….. amazing! Japanese sits at, or intimidatingly close to, the top spot on several “hardest languages to learn” lists.
And yes, there are a number of potential stumbling blocks on the way to putting together a fully formed sentence in Japanese, especially if English is your native language.
— beni_shiba (@a_t_k123) September 1, 2018
But that in no way means you can’t pick up a few phrases, or even just simple vocabulary words, to make your time traveling or living in Japan a richer and more pleasant experience.While the grammar can be tricky, Japanese pronunciation is actually really easy. How easy? Easy enough that even this dog can say a few words.
That’s Beni, a Shiba Inu who’s been part of Japanese Twitter user @a_t_k123’s household since a little over a year ago. At the video’s 0:02 mark, the talented pooch can be heard saying “Taberu!”, the Japanese word for “eat,” with surprising clarity.
That’s not the only feat he pulls off in the video either. At 0:14, he does an admirable job saying “hanbagu” (what Japan calls hamburger steaks), showing that he’s even comfortable with katakana-based loanwords.
— beni_shiba (@a_t_k123) September 3, 2018
Granted, it doesn’t look like Beni has the firmest grip on exactly what the words he’s saying mean. True, he does cheerfully munch on a treat he’s given at the end, but there’s no way to tell if that’s because it was something he was trying to specifically ask for by saying taberu, or just because, well, he’s a dog, and dogs are always happy to get treats. There’s also the fact that the snack he’s given in no way resembles a hamburger steak, but yet he seems completely satisfied with it.
— beni_shiba (@a_t_k123) August 30, 2018
Still, this is a solid example that any person, or dog, who puts in the time and effort can learn a bit of Japanese, because it’s really not as hard as some people say. Hence, it is an ease to access the Japanese Language into the mind!
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Source, images: Twitter/@a_t_k123