Language and the shogun

By: Adam Parsons

Japanese

What is a Shogun

A Shogun is the commander of a army

They were one of the greatest military dictators of Japan

They ruled from 1192 to 1867

A Shogun’s administration was known as Shogunate

The Shogun history started during the Heian period from 794 to 1185

Their language

Writing

The main verb comes at the end of the sentence

Ideas are expressed in way that is unrelated to other languages

There are several levels of polite language to learn

Most words have two roots of pronunciation (a Chinese root and a Japanese root)

the subject of a sentence can be unclear at times