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Words or grammatical constructs that express multiplicity.
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For questions about using second-person pronouns like あなた, きみ, and おまえ (cf. English "you").
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four-character idiomatic compounds
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Japanese poetry, including haiku and tanka
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About the stroke order of Japanese characters, that is, rules about which strokes are drawn in which sequence and in which direction.
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used with phrases to indicate questions, or with nouns to indicate a list of alternatives.
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used with adjectives that behave grammatically like nouns, or with verbs to indicate "do" or "don't"
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an old system of writing that uses kanji purely for their phonetic values, and takes its name from its use in the Manyoshu (c. 750 CE).
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美化語 - making words polite (美化 - literally: beautification) by adding the prefix お/ご(御)to a word.
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Artistic writing usually done with a brush and ink.
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Gemination happens when a spoken consonant is pronounced for an audibly longer period of time than a short consonant. Gemination is distinct from stress and may appear independently of it. In Japanese…
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used in comparisons as a reference point ("compared to", "more than"). It can be also used to mean "from" (equivalent to から).
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The primary lexical categories such as nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and prepositions.
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for questions about typographic symbols in Japanese writing that are neither kana, kanji, nor [punctuation], such as ×, ﹅, ・, ※, etc.
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relatively flexible. According to some theories, there is usually an "unmarked" word order, and other orders are achieved by "scrambling" the constituents into different positi…
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Questions regarding the changes imposed on the Japanese language and/or writing system at various points in its history by the country's rulers, the most prominent being the one shortly after the conc…
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kanji that were in use prior to 1946, especially those that were later simplified. Shinjitai refers specifically to the simplified forms of certain characters as part of lang…
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Questions concerning the rising and falling pitch in spoken Japanese, which can vary between otherwise homophonous words, but the patterns of which also vary greatly between the different regions of J…
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A word suffix or inflection to indicate smallness or endearment.
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Names given to the perception of various visible wavelengths of photons, either reflected or transmitted
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Questions concerning the ways in which Japanese and its writing system, like all languages, evolve over time naturally.
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a phonological phenomenon in Japanese by which the first consonant of the second component of a compound word often becomes voiced (k→g, s→z, t→d and h→b).
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