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X は Y です Noun, Noun Phrase ⇒ X Adjective, Noun, Noun Phrase ⇒ Y かわいい by itself is an adjective, so it can't go into X ×「かわいいは私です」 - This is not OK If you add の you can make a noun phrase and put that before the noun at Y ○「かわいいのは私です」 - This is OK You can see more information about how の can be used to make noun phrases (nominalization) at ...


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Though I don’t have any knowledge about the context of the sentence from which the phrase was picked up, I don’t find any particular problem with the expression in the phrase “僕だけがいない街” on its alone. “僕だけがいない” is used an adjective clause to depict ”街” - the town. It means “the town lacking of only me,” i.e, “the town where everybody is there, but me.” ...


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When speaking Latin .... do as the Romans do, is one method, and I use it. In Japan I always use (surname)(given-name) order when writing in Katakana, or when pronouncing my name in Katakana while speaking Japanese. If talking to a person in English, then I will use English pronunciation and (given-name)(surname) order. If, in Japanese, I am asked to ...


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Typically, you state it in the order that is normal for your language. Koreans and Chinese say their family name first, Americans say it last. Japanese people are well aware of that language difference, so they expect us to keep our names in the original order. They also use the original order when saying foreign names themselves. The only times I put my ...



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