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I'm not 100% confident, but maybe you're referring to 巻【ま】き舌【じた】(の口調). Using 巻き舌 is not really special when speaking foreign languages, but 巻き舌 Japanese has a lot of "r" sounds, and is often associated with yakuza-style, overpowering speech. Use google video search with 「巻き舌 口調」 or 「巻き舌 暴言」 to hear some examples.


人間界 is very commonly used for this purpose, and I recommend you accept this term unless you really have a good reason. 人間界 just means "the world where humans exist", and everyone understands that there are also other animals, plants and bacteria and so on in 人間界. Another good option is 地上界 (Chijōkai, lit. "the world on the Earth") if your other two worlds ...


This is definitely a difficult question to answer. It might be smart to do some research into religious terms (i.e. Buddhism) where they take in to consideration that there are other worlds than our own. Otherwise you could go more biological in your approach. For example organism world: 生物界(living creature world) or 生体界(living body world).


What you are looking for is probably the word "活用語尾" (Katsuyou Gobi). That means the changing part that attaches to "語幹" (Gokan). Check this page (written in Japanese) for the detail description and more examples.


If you just want to say "overrated," 「過大評価」 is the word for it. この役者は過大評価されている。 The antonym is 「過小評価」. 「高評価すぎる」 sounds a bit strange but would be fine it it were 「高く評価されすぎる」. I think 高評価 is used often in context that imply positive impressions, which doesn't match the negative nuance of "overrated." In general, 〜すぎる works for most of the time. You can ...


[労働時間]{ろうどうじかん} seems to work. The Wikipedia page for 労働時間 talks about 労働時間 in relation to labour laws (労働基準法), and has a section about calulating time worked (労働時間の計算・範囲). The following is the relevant paragraph: ...


I think the word for 'study season' is 学期【がっき】. In most Japanese elementary and middle schools, there are three 学期 in one school year. 1学期 starts in April and ends in mid July (with Golden Week in May), followed by 夏休み (summer vacation). 2学期 starts in September and ends in December, followed by 冬休み (winter vacation). 3学期 is a relatively short 学期 from ...


I guess a phrase similar to "dance to somebody's tune" fits here well too: 彼女にうまく踊らされている。


When talking about children/grandchildren and not romantic relationships, a common idiom is: 目に入れても痛くない{いたくない} (Literal: It wouldn't hurt if I put them in my eye) It's similar to saying that they are the apple of your eye, and you could do anything for them.


You guys are all correct! :) I would use 経験者(けいけんしゃ). It really depends on the context. I'll list the ones that weren't in this thread. エキスパート(expert in katakana has the same meaning as in English) プロ(professional) 腕利き(うできき) カリスマ(someone who is really good that he/she is almost revered.) As you might know, a lot of English words are borrowed today, so ...


People also use プロ quite widely. I once tried to ask a host family if I could say 素人 and 玄人, and my host mother laughed and told me that nobody used 玄人 - only プロ。


If you are just looking to say someone who is very good at certain thing, then how about 達人【たつじん】? I hear that often.


Again, depending on context, other possible terms include 玄人【くろうと】 and 専門家【せんもんか】.


This depends on context. At this point I would say macraf's answer (particularly 経験者) is the best (at least in my findings), but if we are indeed talking about skill involved (IE, you can rank someone, like in a game) 中級者 and 上級者 must also be considered. Again, considering the context (perhaps you can give a bit more?) none of these may sound natural.


The word I hear most common for this is: ベテラン. The second one: 経験者{けいけんしゃ}.


I think it's [熟練者]{じゅくれんしゃ}... Source


Totally overkill (and maybe that's what you're going for) but 賛成!works pretty much like 同感。Another one I used to love to do (which in the case of food goes really well with the over-acting one finds on Japanese TV is to do) 正解!(Correct!) like they'd say on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. The answers in your original post are arguably the most colloquial ...

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