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The branch of linguistics dealing with language in use and the contexts in which it is used.
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made into questions by adding an interrogative expression or a special marker. In Japanese they are used very often, especially in order to look for approva…
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a hypothetical particle which has no phonetic realization and is not usually written down. This may refer to an omitted particle, or it may refer to a distinct particle that has …
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Japanese as compared to the other languages of the world, from a linguistics perspective.
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Questions covering broadly the Japanese equivalents of alphabetical order including the two orders of the kana syllabaries and the radical/stroke order used for kanji.
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verbs like のむ and あるく, which conjugate by changing their last kana, e.g. のまない, のみます, のむ, のめば, のもう.
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Methods for remembering things, as applied to the Japanese language
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For questions about morae, as distinct from syllables. A mora (pl. "morae") is a unit of sound that corresponds to a single kana. For example, にっぽん has four morae, but only two syllables.
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a type of writing paper that consists of square blocks arranged in vertical lines.
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a name for a resident of a locality
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Questions about the number of strokes in a kanji character.
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Terminology related to programming and computer science, as expressed in the Japanese language
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The set of constraints on how sequences of segments pattern. This forms part of a speaker's internalized knowledge of the pholonogy of a language. Phonotactic rules are usually prohibitive, not constr…
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A moribund language spoken by some Ainu, an indigenous people mainly living in the island of Hokkaido. It is not regarded as related to Japanese.
For questions about the ways in which children learning Japanese (as a first language) speak differently from adults.