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Core 2k/6k Optimized Japanese Vocabulary with Sound Part 01

117.07MB. 3989 audio & 704 images. Updated 2017-06-19.
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Fixing the orginal 6000 cards from Core 2k/6k Optimized Japanese Vocabulary to include sound and image

Sample (from 2000 notes)

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Vocabulary-Kanji 何か
Vocabulary-Furigana 何[なに]か
Vocabulary-Kana なにか
Vocabulary-English something, some
Vocabulary-Pos Noun
Expression 道に何か落ちています。
Reading 道[みち]に 何[なに]か 落[お]ちています。
Sentence-Kana みち に なにか おちて います
Sentence-English Something has fallen on the road.
Sentence-Clozed 道[みち]に( ) 落[お]ちています。
Notes Core 2000 Step 05 - 117
Core-Index 917
Optimized-Voc-Index 417
Optimized-Sent-Index 1274
Vocabulary-Kanji 使用人
Vocabulary-Furigana 使用人[しようにん]
Vocabulary-Kana しようにん
Vocabulary-English servant
Vocabulary-Pos Noun
Expression 彼は使用人を首にしたよ。
Reading 彼[かれ]は 使用人[しようにん]を 首[くび]にしたよ。
Sentence-Kana かれ は しようにん を くび に した よ
Sentence-English He fired the servant.
Sentence-Clozed 彼[かれ]は( )を 首[くび]にしたよ。
Notes Core 6000 Step 06 - 181
Core-Index 3430
Optimized-Voc-Index 2214
Optimized-Sent-Index 3401
Vocabulary-Kanji 個々
Vocabulary-Furigana 個々[ここ]
Vocabulary-Kana ここ
Vocabulary-English individually, one at a time
Vocabulary-Pos Noun
Expression 個々の問題を解決しましょう。
Reading 個々[ここ]の 問題[もんだい]を 解決[かいけつ]しましょう。
Sentence-Kana ここ の もんだい を かいけつ しましょう
Sentence-English Let's solve the problems one by one.
Sentence-Clozed ( )の 問題[もんだい]を 解決[かいけつ]しましょう。
Notes Core 6000 Step 04 - 048
Core-Index 2797
Optimized-Voc-Index 2417
Optimized-Sent-Index 2354

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Очень хорошая дека.
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Poorly formatted. Question cards are fill in the blank Japanese sentences with the target word missing instead of just the word in question so you don't really learn to read the word. Also images are spoiler-y such as in the "kouban" card
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great deck for vocab and kanji
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10/10 will use again.
on 1653795884
Great deck. If you're like me, the default font may cause some kanji to display incorrectly (as an example, 終 had the wrong radical). In general these cases show kanji that are very close to the correct ones, but something about them can be a little off. At any rate, changing the Card template/styling to use MS ゴシック as a font fixed these issues for me, in case anyone else is having them.
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Good for starting, but some of the words in it are outdated or not useful because they are newspaper/business oriented.

Depending what you want to learn (i just wanted to watch japanese youtube), this may not be a good deck for you.

But, many of the words are very useful, especially at the beginning, so if you're just starting out, this can be very helpful.

Also there are a few grammar errors in the deck, especially when it comes to the も particle.

Also to anyone who chooses to use this deck: don't beat yourself up too hard about having a bunch of words to review. It's okay to take it slow and limit your reviews.
Life with flashcards is helpful, but a life of only flashcards isn't life at all.
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came to review after using it for a month, it's really good and i can feel myself slowly progressing.
it would have helped a lot if there was an addon like JPLB to help break down the kanjis to their radicals or core meanings of each kanji for faster learning (maybe on hover), since some of the most frequent ones are often the most terrifying looking!
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is very cool
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Very solid deck for 1-2 year Japanese courses. Audio files are incredibly helpful for learning the right pronunciation
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Good words and order. I set it up so that I see the Japanese word and cloze sentence on the front and meaning + audio and image on the back. There are some iffy translations and a few duplicates, but better than most other decks I tried.
I also added buttons for showing furigana.
Template: https://pastebin.com/05JMiwAf
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I think this is good deck to learn Japanese vocabularies but I prefer to hide the images because sometime we memorized the words just because the image not because we really memorized it
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Great Deck! This deck had all the data(fields) I need.

Be aware that you need to adjust the note type to make it suit your style though.
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If someone wants to hide the furigana on the question you can do the following:

- Open the deck in browse
- Select all the cards in the deck
- Go to Notes -> Find and replace
- Fill the box as below:
Find: \[\w*\]
Replace with: (leave the field empty)
In: Sentence-Clozed
And make sure you have "Treat input as a regular expression" (last checkbox)

Then this will delete all the furigana on the question part
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been using for the past 7 months. best one out there
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Love the deck, though you do need to change some bits! I edited the front and back templates to my liking, you can easily change more things if you want to but I feel like this should work for most people. I copied my script below so you can just copy-paste it into your deck and it should work!

For edits: (without image, furigana above kanji, translation of sentence to backside)

Front Template:

<span style="font-size: 28px; ">{{Vocabulary-English}}</span> <span style="font-size: 15px; color: #5555ff">{{Vocabulary-Pos}}</span><br> <br>

<span style="font-family: MS ゴシック; font-size: 32px; ">{{furigana:Sentence-Clozed}}</span>



Back Template:


<hr id=answer>


<span style="font-family: MS ゴシック; ">{{furigana:Reading}}</span>

{{Sentence-Audio}}-- <span style="font-size: 10px">{{Notes}}</span>

<span style="font-size: 15px; ">{{Sentence-English}}</span>
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This is not a good deck, it called itself "Optimized" but everything else about it is terrible. I have no idea why this has so many good reviews.

The furigana is immediately shown so we have to force ourselves not looking at it if we wanna learn the kanji, it also disrupts the reading cause the furigana is in the same line as the sentence for some reason, the translation is immediately shown at the bottom so we have to not look at it if we want to try translate ourselves first. And since this is a fill in the blank type of deck, the answers can be varied. Sometimes it feels like can be more than one correct answer, and I find myself memorizing which card wants which answer instead.

And then there's the images, one of them straight up had the answer (交番) in the image itself, how are we supposed to learn? It's also super suggestive, why? And they look annoying. I don't know who pick these images since the other 6k decks had it too. I'm sure it was picked these way cause it'll make it easier to remember or something, not the case for me. And since there's so many pictures the whole deck has to be separated into three now which sucks.

So in summary:
- Hate the card format (fill in the blank)
- Hate the sentence formatting (furigana)
- Hate the stock images (it's funny at first but gets annoying to look at after a while)
- Hate how I have to cover my screen if I want to try translating by myself
- Hate how it's split into three decks

Of course, I can just adjust the deck ourselves to my liking instead of complaining here, but why was it made in the most annoying way possible anyway? I might as well just get this from somewhere else where it's arranged in a more sensible way.

Anyway I'll stop complaining now, I know it's free and all, if you still want to use this deck, follow the instruction by the guy at the bottom. He has a good suggestion on what to do to make this deck series much better. Or you can just download another core deck.
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Useful list for beginners
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Greate deck
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Very useful
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Super useful. Going back to the basics after a while, this really helps me solidifying vocabulary I have missed or forgotten.

Also, if you are worried about some other reviewers saying that this is a bad deck complaining that the translation of "my daughter is turning nine" as わたしの娘明日九つになります。is wrong and should use 9歳. The つ counter is appropriate for ages up to 9 years old (and of course 九歳 or 九才 are valid). Which is a fact that I did not know and had to validate, so in a way, thanks for the comment. ;)
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Very helpful
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cram it in my brain しんでも
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Really good and helpful
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amazing and thorough
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A few things are weird and off about it but most of it is great!
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The core 2K/6K deck is the best vocabulary deck to learn from, and this version has all the right fields such as example sentences and audio. The frequency order is better in terms of immediate use than a thematic order like in Genki or JLPT Tango (and as studies apparently suggest, better in terms of memorization because all words are very different). And it's a bit more general and extensive than V2K.

I made changes however, agreeing 100% with the commenter on 10/7/2019.

1. The "optimized" order makes no sense. The whole purpose of the core deck is the frequency order. I didn't do any prior kanji studying except for basic knowledge of radicals, and with the frequency order, I still found it easy to pick up kanji as I went.

2. The pictures are of questionable quality, particularly the more sexualized ones.

3. Recognition over production. Recognition is easier which builds momentum; is typically more useful in practice (depending on your use cases); provides more ambiguity for interpreting foreign words, rather than always associating an English meaning to just one foreign word; and favored for JLPT.

The cards' styling can be improved. The Javascript/CSS for how I style the deck is borrowed from here with things like Kanjax (https://github.com/dustinvtran/anki).
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Seems nice
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Very well organized and thoroughly and wisely ordered cards. The progressive order for used kanji is great to soften on-yomi readings immersion.
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The downvote for inaccuracy (the reviewer says9つ should be 9歳) is not correct. It’s common usage and correct to say 9つ to mean “nine years old".
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There are some really misleading ones in here.. Not two cards in, I got one saying "my daughter is turning nine" as わたしの娘明日九つになります。 This is just dead wrong, it should be 9歳
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goddamn too good
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Thanks alot!
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These three decks are absolutely beautiful, but I found that using them in their current state was a giant pain in the ass for me.

I hated the "optimized" ordering, since I think learning by frequency is the whole point of doing core2k/6k in the first place... I don't want to learn multiple-kanji words for office work before I learn how to say simple things like wind or sea or sky, you know? Also, I did Heisig before, so I don't really need to order them by kanji to ease me in, I just want to learn the most common words first.

Anyway, I found that these were really useless as production cards, because I started associating the words with the pictures, and very quickly there were too many possible Japanese answers for the English input, and it's hard to separate them by example sentence because the sentences often don't give you enough information.

I decided that since my goal is to get reading as soon as possible, I should turn these into recognition cards.

So TL;DR in my experience after a few months with these decks, this is the best way of using them if your goal is to read ASAP:
1. Merge the decks and sort by Core Index.
2. Take out all the pictures. You want to associate words with their definitions, not with pictures of girls looking at you suggestively.
3. Set the Kanji + example sentence + part of speech to be on the front, and pronunciation / English definition to be on the back.

After doing these three things, the decks have been a godsend for me, and recognizing words has become the strongest part of my Japanese study, as well as the easiest to learn.
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Images help to learn the vocab and audio provides some useful listening practice as well!
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very detailed and has about all you need
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Thank you! It's a great deck.
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This deck has everything you can wish for. Using keigo and tamego, male and female speech, the examples sentences are very diversified. The audio is professionally recorded and authentic.
If this wasn't free I would pay for it!
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This series of decks is great for pulling cards from as I've been studying through Minna no nihongo. Including the sound has been very helpful to my learning experience.
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This deck is excellent. My only problem is that I have reached a point with very similar words and meanings-but no pictures. I hope the majority of what cards remain have pictures, as they have been very useful. Now that I am having to do without them study is much more difficult.
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Very helpful deck, for each new word, include type(noun, verb, adj,...) kanji, meaning.
Especially example sentence and audio.
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You could make things easier and link to the other decks.

Part 02 - https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/1678635361
Part 03 - https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/764667979
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Excellent deck!
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