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"Ack! Bar?" -Allahu

吾輩は猫である。名前はまだ無い。


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 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
27
comment Describing aptronyms (names that fit their owner)
hi my name is vector field. lolz
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.
Jul
17
revised Linguistics and Japanese study
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