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"Ack! Bar?" -Allahu

吾輩は猫である。名前はまだ無い。


Aug
23
asked What does「新聞っぽい曜日」mean? Newspaperish? Commonplace? Routine?
Aug
20
comment Does くりかえし mean a single iteration or multiple ones?
In a programming book I found this sentence 「このような処理はループ(繰り返し)と呼ばれる。Python がコードを繰り返して実行するからである。」So, a for loop does くりかえし. I dunno really, but I bet a Japanese programmer would use the word (even outside of computer related contexts) to mean at least two executions/occurances (eg at least one repeat/iteration) of an event. I apologize if this observation doesn't help in the slightest lolz.
Aug
20
comment Difference between Fire : 火【ひ】and 火事【かじ】?
I've always thought of 事 as adding the meaning 'situation' or 'event' to the compound. So a candle flame is not much of an event, but a part of your house on fire certainly is an event.
Aug
14
comment Is こら a lot more rude than ほら?
What about when you are drawing someone's attention to the following scolding your about to give them?
Aug
8
comment What does っす at the end of a sentence mean?
Is this [っす] etymology real? A halfway point between formal and informal? I'm curious, bcuz if so, that is quite interesting. Since when [っす] emerge in spoken Japanese?
Aug
7
answered What's the difference between 三角 and 三角形?
Jul
30
comment Why the “H” is pronounced as “Sh” in some cases?
i just read that /s/ can be neutralized with /h/. so, nvm.
Jul
28
comment How did “little tsu” become a lengthener?
This is a duplicate? I had an answer for why っ is present in にっぽん but, say, absent in にほん語. But this doesn't seem the place now.
Jul
27
comment Describing aptronyms (names that fit their owner)
I wonder if every language has its "aptronym".
Jul
26
answered “eat, sleep, drift” translation
Jul
23
revised “Mari” or “wari” ? Is this a consonant sound that changes with inflection?
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Jul
21
answered Why is「ん」the only kana without a vowel?
Jul
21
comment Is there a difference between these words for “hero”?
@AndrewGrimm This jpop singer youtube.com/watch?v=Tuv033I0wRI says [ヒーローイン] which by the video seems to be in reference to a female.
Jul
21
revised “Mari” or “wari” ? Is this a consonant sound that changes with inflection?
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Jul
21
answered “Mari” or “wari” ? Is this a consonant sound that changes with inflection?
Jul
19
comment Actual phonetic realization of “devoiced” vowels
A (C)V sequence where V is devoiced does not loose its mora status in speech timing. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11303928
Jul
19
revised Linguistics and Japanese study
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Jul
19
revised Linguistics and Japanese study
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Jul
19
comment Best Japanese language learning system?
careful, phonics is something very easy to get hooked on.
Jul
18
comment Linguistics and Japanese study
@JamieTaylor If you program, you might be interested 入門 自然言語処理 O'rielly, if you don't know about it already. I bought the PDF for $30US and I'm on chapter 2. oreilly.co.jp/books/9784873114705 This is the Japanese version of the original English text.