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Female speakers would certainly use 「素敵{すてき}」 more often than male speakers would, but it is not a female-only word by any means. I, an adult male last time I checked, use the word occasionally to describe persons and objects. I used to use it much more frequently when I was in the fashion retail industry where the vast majority of my customers were ...


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~じゃない is not particularly feminine in Standard/Tokyo Japanese, as long as the ない is relatively short (i.e. sticks to the moraic rhythm) and maintains its low pitch. I would say that the longer ない is drawn out, and the more rising pitch it is given, the more feminine it sounds.


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The one, which implies envy or hope is often written いいなあ, or even いいなあ~ and is absolutely fine for girls. I would almost say, that (especially in the envy-usage) is more often used by girls than guys, but this is maybe not a problem of speech, but more a problem of displaying envy via speech. But there also is a manly いいな, but it has a different meaning.


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I have heard university age males in Hokkaido use きもい in a very emphatic way.


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…したわ is a pretty oldish expression equivalent to today’s ……したよ, and it’s not a feminine particle at all. We used to hear “(それで) せいせい(がっかり、すっきり、さっぱり)したわ – I feel relieved (disappointed, refreshed, clean)” spoken by middle-aged and elderly men quite often until a few decades ago, though we probably don’t hear it so often today. Still it’s not unusual to ...


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In the first place, な is not originally masculine or so. ね is a version of な when you talk to other people, in other words, when you talk to yourself, it's nothing for women to use it. It may sound rough only after you use な in talking to other people.



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