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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 name for a resident of a locality
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a type of writing paper that consists of square blocks arranged in vertical lines.
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Questions regarding verbs of giving and receiving such as あげる, もらう, くれる, also called donatory verbs
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Common but often wrong beliefs about the origin of words
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For questions about the ways in which children learning Japanese (as a first language) speak differently from adults.
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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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Methods for remembering things, as applied to the Japanese language
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variant forms of hiragana that were used prior to 1900, but which are no longer in use.
verbs like たべる and おきる, which conjugate after dropping the terminal る, e.g. たべない, たべます, たべる, たべれば, たべよう.
Questions regarding the ko/so/a/do word series
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.
characters that cannot be represented on a computer using a given character encoding system.
Questions asking for audio to be transcribed.