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Jan
23
comment Nuance between いっとき and いちじ as a pronunciation of 一時
My Japanese colleagues tell me that いっとき feels like the duration is a bit shorter than いちじ...
Jan
23
comment Nuance between いっとき and いちじ as a pronunciation of 一時
@l'électeur: ニュアンスではなく、完全に違う意味ということですか?referencesがあれば完璧ですがなくても大丈夫です。
Nov
11
comment What geographical scope does アジア have?
@Blavius: Where do you live? A Google Image search for "Asian in London" shows that in England "Asia" usually means India/Pakistan: google.com/search?q=asian+in+london&tbm=isch Germans seem to see Asia a bit larger, including India and even Turkey.
Oct
15
comment Does the Japanese language have an American variant?
Downvoters: Please explain why you believe the question is off-topic or inappropriate. This "language" is present on recent phones, so many people will have this question about the Japanese language. If you believe there is no such variant, please make an answer saying so, thanks!
Oct
15
comment Does the Japanese language have an American variant?
@macraf: Your locale idea sounds perfectly plausible though, feel free to propose it as an answer.
Oct
15
comment Does the Japanese language have an American variant?
@macraf: The title of the dialog is Change language though.
Sep
30
comment Meaning of 変なテンション
@l'électeur: I only edited two things: 1) Added examples, for readers' convenience 2) Stressed that the expression is more than the sum of its parts, to avoid good-faith but not-so-useful answers like oscar's initial answer.
Sep
27
comment How to tell whether a building is 長屋建 or 共同住宅
@naruto: I don't know how I managed to not see that link... and now I can't go back to check it :-/
Sep
27
comment How to tell whether a building is 長屋建 or 共同住宅
Related but different: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/24778/…
Aug
14
comment Meaning of “日にち会うかな?”
@istrasci: It is not something that I heard, it is written, I just copy/pasted.
Jun
19
comment Hierarchy of management titles in Japanese companies
@jbcreix: Would you mind adding 会長 and 監査役 as you see fit? This answer is community wiki, which means it does not belong to me in particular. Thanks a lot!
Jun
19
comment Hierarchy of management titles in Japanese companies
@jbcreix: Thanks! Does it look better now? So 会長 does not belong in the hierarchy I guess?
Jun
11
comment Meaning of 一丁前にご指摘失礼しました
The comparison with 偉そうに made me understand the meaning of the sentence, thanks a lot!
Jun
5
comment How to tell whether a building is マンション or アパート
@Unknown: 私の答より良いので、是非それで新しい答を投票ください :-)
Mar
18
comment レアチーズケーキ: Does 「レア」 originally come from “rare” or from “layer”?
@l'électeur: Etymology is about finding out what was going through the head of the first person who coined the word :-) You are right, the English meaning has zero relevance: my question is 100% about etymology of the Japanese language.
Dec
6
comment What is wrong in “森田さんは新開発の薬をもって病気を克服した”?
@broccoliforest: Might be indeed! "具体的". Could you please merge this to your answer? Thanks!
Dec
6
comment What is wrong in “森田さんは新開発の薬をもって病気を克服した”?
@broccoliforest: I had forgotten の thanks! The textbook says: 〜を手段としてある行為をする。硬い言い方。日常・具体的な道具や方法などには使わない。
Dec
6
comment What is wrong in “森田さんは新開発の薬をもって病気を克服した”?
@blutorange: I was my error, fixed.
Dec
6
comment What is wrong in “森田さんは新開発の薬をもって病気を克服した”?
@broccoliforest: Edited question to include requested information.
Aug
18
comment Is こればよかった correct or not?
+1 Thanks for your insight on the Tanos list!