So, I'm going to Japan as part of the JET Programme, and will be staying in Minamiaizu, Fukushima Prefecture. While I have about 18 months of Japanese, these were mostly night classes, and I could ...
I found this usage of じゃない. Perhaps the translation is too loose in meaning. A: Is your girlfriend cute? B: Why wouldn't she be? A: 君の彼女、かわいい？ B: かわいいに決まってるじゃない。 Does ...
For someone who has studied standard Japanese, how hard is it to learn Kansai dialect? Is there a lot to learn, or not much? What are the basic things to learn in order to speak in this dialect? All I ...
I was watching My Boss My Hero, and I could have sworn he said わかね instead of わからない-Is this feasible? Is there some dialect that drops off ない for ね?