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  • # March 6, 2010 at 9:40 am

    Hi all,

    I have a little project to redesign a martial arts school site.

    I’m trying to find some Japanese characters but I cant seem to find any. I’ve also tried to type them on my iMac but I don’t really know how to.

    Any pointers?

    # March 6, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    You might want to do a search or two for "Japanese font" or "Japanese symbol". For example, http://www.dafont.com/japanese.font

    That said, any time you are dealing with another language, it might make sense to talk to someone who can read Japanese so you don’t accidentally offend anyone. Your "random Japanese characters" may just end up being someone else’s curse word.

    # March 6, 2010 at 1:37 pm

    Thanks for that. I’ll check out the link.
    With regards to the text I know what I’m looking for it’s just finding it

    # March 9, 2010 at 8:49 am

    Have you tried Google’s Translator, it will tranlate English to Japanese in Japanese characters.

    # March 9, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Yes, I have. But thanks for your time.

    The problem is that I’m looking to get the words for Aikido which is three letters Ai Ki and Do.
    If I use the translator tools I get AIKIDO if that makes sense.

    I’ll try to make it clearer.
    AIKIDO is three characters but I get six.

    Thanks again tho

    # March 12, 2010 at 10:08 am

    There are several forms of character in Japanese, romaji – English letters like aikido then also – kanji, hiragana and katakana which are characters. Some may use more symbols than others. This is aikido in katakana ????
    The 1st symbol is a, the 2nd symbol is i, 3rd is ki and last is do. Try this site if you need more info
    http://arakawa.edrdg.org/

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