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Jan
18
comment How to speak in Kansai dialect
The 全国アクセント辞典 by Hirayama Teruo (平山輝男) gives accent for Kyoto dialect. It even gives the accent for various verb forms. However, I would say you've got your work cut out for you if you want to be able to switch effortlessly between Kansai and Standard. It's not just a matter of putting on a funny Kansai-style accent. The accent on each individual word has to be just right, or you'll sound like you're totally mangling it. The other problem is learning two accents for every word. If you could do that for the entire vocabulary of Japanese, I'd certainly be impressed, because I know I can't.
Jan
17
comment Can もの be used to imply the value of something that is a こと?
Atlantiza, I hope you appreciate that your question has been answered. There is a difference between もの and こと, as explained. If you want to think of the difference as being due to もの referring to 'physical things', that is possible, although I'm doubtful that that is a good explanation.
Jan
17
comment Meaning of ポケモンをねかしつけていません
I don't know Pokemon, so I can only guess. But ねかしつける means 'to put to bed, put to sleep'. Because there is an を here, it means there is an unmentioned subject, but it would probably mean 'you' in the context.
Jan
17
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Jan
16
answered Meaning of ポケモンをねかしつけていません
Jan
15
revised What's the difference between せっかく and わざわざ?
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Jan
15
answered What's the difference between せっかく and わざわざ?
Jan
15
comment Changing a question into a request for advice
どこへ行っていいです is fine in conversation. It means 'where is it permissible to go'.
Jan
15
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Jan
15
comment Changing a question into a request for advice
どこへ行っていいですか? means 'Where is it ok to go?', which isn't the requested meaning. Using 良い makes it sound very formal.
Jan
15
answered Changing a question into a request for advice
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Jan
10
answered What is koshinashi?
Jan
9
comment Can もの be used to imply the value of something that is a こと?
I wouldn't say that you can't say them. But my feeling is that 君がくれたこと doesn't sound as right as 君がくれたもの. At any rate, I did a Google search of 君がくれたこと = 19 results. A similar search of 君がくれたもの = Page after page of results, although many related to the lyrics of one particular song. As for 君が教えてくれたもの, I didn't rule this out. As it turns out, a Google search yielded a lot more occurrences of 君が教えてくれたもの than 君が教えてくれたこと. I will have to think more about this question, and hope someone who has a better understanding / theoretical framework can answer it better.