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revised pronunciation wiki description
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revised keigo wiki excerpt
reduce excerpt, see also honorifics tag... needs to be qualified though
Jun
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revised keigo wiki description
reduce excerpt, see also honorifics tag... needs to be qualified though
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awarded  Nice Question
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comment Does “keigo” cover only the use of honorific/humble/polite elements, or does it cover the full range and choice of what to use and not use?
A book or website on Keigo or honorifics or Japanese linguistics, or a dictionary perhaps, that defines what is and what is not keigo. Which of the senses do such resources concord with?
Jun
16
accepted Why does Japanese have two kinds of adjectives? (-i adjectives and -na adjectives)
Jun
16
accepted Is “ガール” (gāru) now considered a Japanese word? What about “ガールズ” (gāruzu)?
Jun
16
comment Does “keigo” cover only the use of honorific/humble/polite elements, or does it cover the full range and choice of what to use and not use?
Are there some references we can check that verify one sense over the other or that both senses are valid?
Jun
16
revised What are the Japanese terms for “character dictionary”? “漢辞海”? “漢字典”?
add tsuyoshi ito's suggestion 漢和辞典 from a comment
Jun
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accepted What are the rules regarding “mute vowels” (“u” after “s” and “i” after “sh”)?
Jun
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accepted What's the difference between “巻寿司” (makizushi), “海苔巻き” (norimaki), and “巻物” (makimono)?
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accepted What's the difference between “家” (ya), “屋” (ya), and “や” (ya) as used in the names of shops/stores/restaurants?
Jun
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accepted Does the particle “を” (wo) have a special use when at the end of a sentence?