In the following sentence, taken from an article about tatami the transitive and passive verbs (編む＆作る）seem to be combined into one phrase to express what I have said translation but it does not seem ...
Consider these example sentences taken from SPACEALC: [a] （人に）電話をかける。 "put in a call to ~" [b] ~が（主語に）電話をかける。 "receive a telephone call from" My observations: Both sentences use かける. ...
i was taught that verbs are either transitive or intransitive. but what kind of verb is 分かる ? WWWJDIC lists it as intransitive. Yet the replies/comments from this thread Why is it 日本語 [[が]] わかります ...
WWWJDIC lists 差す as an intransitive verb, but in all of the example sentences I've seen it looks more like a transitive verb. So my question is, is 差す a transitive or intransitive verb?