Originally Posted by squirrel
what do you mean by "symbols" ?
Japanese people have their own keyboard. They can type the equivalent of syllables and then press a special key that converts the syllables into kanji. I over simplified but I think you get the idea. You can do more research by yourself if you need to.
So a 6 letter word can become just one 'symbol' which is kanji ? i think i am with you , i did a search to look at a japanese keyboard but your comment convert to kanji seems to be what i wanted to know , thanks all