Grammar · Japanese

Differences and Usages: 知る vs. わかる

Today I’m going to explain the differences between 知る and わかる. Their differences mainly lie in the depth of understanding and how you get the information. 知る means “to have some information about something” and can be used for any kind of information. It’s the most general word when compared to words such as わかる… Continue reading Differences and Usages: 知る vs. わかる

Grammar · Japanese

Differences and Usages: 勉強する vs. 習う vs. 学ぶ

Today I’ll explain the differences between the following three words: 勉強する vs. 習う vs. 学ぶ. I think the meaning of 勉強する is the same as “to study,” and this is the most commonly used word of the three. It refers to the act of understanding or acquiring knowledge by using materials such as books and… Continue reading Differences and Usages: 勉強する vs. 習う vs. 学ぶ