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I am Nicolas Raoul, IT consultant in Tokyo.


Nov
7
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
般一 is not the symmetrical of 一般 though. So sawa's "side viewer" theory would fit better than the mirror theory.
Sep
26
comment Different transcriptions for words with related origin
Just personal speculation: Pizza → ピザ (via English maybe?), ピッツァ (via Italian)
Sep
25
accepted When to use 頂戴します instead of いただきます?
Sep
20
awarded  Nice Question
Sep
14
asked When to use 頂戴します instead of いただきます?
Sep
7
revised How to say “workaround/quick-and-dirty hack”
added 141 characters in body
Sep
7
comment How to say “workaround/quick-and-dirty hack”
Sorry good remark, I will add details.
Sep
7
asked How to say “workaround/quick-and-dirty hack”
Sep
6
comment What is the difference between 「食う」 and 「食べる」?
French: manger/bouffer
Sep
1
awarded  Nice Question
Aug
30
accepted Meaning of: イベントの前ふりをば。
Aug
29
comment Meaning of: イベントの前ふりをば。
Thanks! And should I understand 前ふり as "avant-première show"?
Aug
29
asked Meaning of: イベントの前ふりをば。
Aug
29
comment When women use わ at the end of a sentence, is it different from よ?
I also sometimes (but rarely) hear わよ said by ~25yo women, in Tokyo.
Aug
24
comment Meaning and level of 死ねばいいのに
@Pacerier: It is the -tara form. I believe it is close to the -ba form.
Aug
24
accepted Counter for 熊 (bears): ひき or 頭?
Aug
23
comment ひき or 頭 for horses?
That reminded me to ask the same question about bears: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/2805
Aug
23
asked Counter for 熊 (bears): ひき or 頭?
Aug
19
comment Pronunciation and meaning of 
@wallyqs: No, no little squares.
Aug
18
accepted Difference between 向け and 向き