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Japanese language

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The Sound of the Old Japanese Language (Numbers & Manyoshu)

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The Japonic Languages Part 1 (Japanese)

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History Of The Koreanic-Japonic Languages

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The Japonic Languages Part 2 (Ryukyuan)

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Japonic Multi-Language [Full-HD] With Flags (High Quality Multi)

Japanese is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language. It is a member of the Japonic language family, and its relation to other languages, such as Korean, is debated. Japanese has been grouped with language families such as Ainu, Austroasiatic, and the now-discredited Altaic, but none of these proposals has gained widespread acceptance.
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