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I teach English as a Foreign Language in Japan.


Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Jun
19
comment Words that have been borrowed twice, with different pronunciations?
@virmaior Okay, okay. Just for you, I'll mention the Salisbary steak.
Jun
19
revised Words that have been borrowed twice, with different pronunciations?
Excluded Chinese words
Jun
19
comment Words that have been borrowed twice, with different pronunciations?
Response to comment 2: You're quite right. I was thinking of "katakana" words when I said "borrowed words". I'll make that clear in the question.
Jun
19
comment Words that have been borrowed twice, with different pronunciations?
Response to comment 1: It would have been more accurate to say "Salisbury steak" rather than "just the meat patty", but how many people know what a "Salisbury steak" is?
Jun
19
revised Words that have been borrowed twice, with different pronunciations?
edited title
Jun
19
asked Words that have been borrowed twice, with different pronunciations?
Feb
4
accepted What does 兜 mean in 黄緑彩兜唐草?
Feb
4
awarded  Commentator
Feb
4
comment What does 兜 mean in 黄緑彩兜唐草?
@istraci I don't think so. The kiln produces three different pens, all in the same shape. Only this one has 兜 in it's name. But thanks for trying.
Feb
4
comment What does 兜 mean in 黄緑彩兜唐草?
Thank you. That's an extremely helpful answer. And, yes, the pen body is made by the Gen-emon Kiln.
Feb
3
asked What does 兜 mean in 黄緑彩兜唐草?
Nov
28
comment How do the two が in もう止まらない あなたがあなたのことが恋しい work?
I didn't translate the こと. I just added "everything" because the structure of English demands it.
Nov
12
answered How do the two が in もう止まらない あなたがあなたのことが恋しい work?
Oct
25
comment What's the difference between wa (は) and ga (が)?
I've upvoted your answer, but I want to share something my Japanese teacher's teacher-trainer told her, "Only 70% of the は/が distinction can be taught. The rest is acquired through exposure."
Jun
13
awarded  Scholar
Jun
13
comment Understanding the abbreviated labels on a Japanese driving license
Thank you for your help! I never heard of a "passenger carrying trailer..."
Jun
13
accepted Understanding the abbreviated labels on a Japanese driving license
Jun
13
answered Understanding the abbreviated labels on a Japanese driving license
Jun
13
revised Understanding the abbreviated labels on a Japanese driving license
Added suggestion about automatic and manual transmission, and improved the description of "commercial passenger-carrying vehicle"