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I think your are right. The -なる form is attributive form of nari-adjective in Classical Japanese. We have many idioms and quotes in Classical Japanese like 健全なる精神は健全なる肉体に宿る # -なる: attributive form of nari-adjective 好きこそものの上手なれ # -なれ: imperative form of nari-adjective Poems (especially Haiku and Tanka) are sometimes written in CJ. And CJ is used ...


The short answer is 'no' because all questions end in 「か」 in any "official" or "formal" writing. You just know when you see a question. I never even learned how to use a question mark in elementary school. I was surprised to learn that it was regularly used in English when I started learning English in junior high school. In non-official and non-formal ...


Nope, it's optional. The final particle か indicates that the sentence is a question, so that can be seen as the question mark of Japanese. In fact, adding a question mark when there's already a か can seem redundant. That said, you'll find it used a lot anyway, just because sometimes people want to use it. But it is definitely a casual thing, so you'll only ...


It means "cute (and fluffy)". Imagine a hamster stuffing its face with food.


earthliŋ's response has a link to a Japanese page that explains the meaning but for those who can't read Japanese I figured I'd answer in English. It basically means cute in a soft and cuddly way.

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