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May
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comment What is the meaning of ~んです?
Can you elaborate a bit more (perhaps with an example) on your last paragraph? I'm not sure I fully understand. Thanks for the rest, though!
May
1
asked What is the meaning of ~んです?
May
1
comment Can ま be used as an interjection to connote an indignant tone?
On second thought, this question is probably not the best. I can't think of or find any examples that would change the basic meaning of ま, except as it would be altered by intonation. However, this pretty much applies to any word or phrase, so it should be closed. Sorry!
May
1
comment Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お?
Well, the さん wasn't too concerning to me as much as the お.
May
1
comment Can ま be used as an interjection to connote an indignant tone?
I actually have an example. I'm trying to extract the audio clip and post it here.
May
1
comment Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お?
Thanks for expanding on your earlier explanation.
Apr
30
accepted Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お?
Apr
30
comment Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お?
Interesting. I wasn't aware that honorifics could be used like this.
Apr
30
revised Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お?
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Apr
30
comment Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お?
Ah, I see. I've edited my question to reflect that. Still, my question remains as to why the honorific is there.
Apr
30
asked When is it appropriate to refer to yourself using your name, rather than 私 (or others)?
Apr
30
asked Why does お[馬鹿]{ばか}さん contain honorific お?
Apr
30
accepted Can 物 be added to any word to make it mean “things?”
Apr
30
accepted How do you write someone's name if you don't know what kanji to use?
Apr
27
accepted When is it appropriate to say ご[機嫌]{きげん}よう?
Apr
27
comment When is it appropriate to say ご[機嫌]{きげん}よう?
Yes, I had observed (in anime, for all that's worth) that individuals would use it in both contexts, which is interesting to me.
Apr
27
comment Why are there so many sound symbolic words?
Wow, amazing answer!
Apr
27
accepted Why are there so many sound symbolic words?
Apr
26
revised Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words?
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Apr
26
comment Why is katakana sometimes used to replace hiragana?
Oooh, I see. Thanks for the bonus. I was going to ask about っ used like that, actually. :) Do you think that katakana can also be used in place of hiragana to "sound cool?"