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Hello! I'm learning Japanese!


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revised What is the difference between ~たとき vs ~るとき
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revised What is the difference between ~たとき vs ~るとき
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comment Can ~もの be applied to all verbs to make them a noun?
Besides the difference in meaning, 聞き物 is also a significantly less common word. In the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese we find 11144 results for 音楽 but only 1 result each for 聞き物 and 聞きもの. (I personally didn't know this word, but of course I'm just learning :-)
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comment What does ~とか mean when it doesn't indicate an example?
Could you tell us where the quotes in your questions come from?
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revised What does ~とか mean when it doesn't indicate an example?
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comment What does 馬鹿も一芸 mean in English?
It looks like this was added to EDICT in the mid-90s based on a collection of proverbs put together in 1994 by Tim Duncan. When someone responded to this particular idiom with "mmm, I've never heard of it... What is the resource?" Duncan replied that it was from David Galef's 1987 book "'Even Monkeys Fall from Trees' and other Japanese Proverbs". It does appear to be listed in this book, though it says only "Even a fool has one talent" and doesn't happen to list a source.
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revised What does 馬鹿も一芸 mean in English?
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revised Purpose of ~とは in 「あなたにとって仕事とはなんでしょうか」
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comment Meaning of 資料共 in the context of web conferencing
Perhaps they meant to type 資料共有?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's the function of ~には in 「おやには長生きしてもらいたいとおもう」?
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revised Difference between ~に伴う【ともなう】 and ~を伴う【ともなう】
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comment What does 馬鹿も一芸 mean in English?
Where did you see this phrase?
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revised What is the difference between 「はずがない」 and 「わけがない」?
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revised What is the difference between 「はずがない」 and 「わけがない」?
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revised expressing 'not possible that'
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reviewed Leave Open Grammar in the 古事記 : ~ようもない
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revised Usage of か after a clause?
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comment Usage of か after a clause?
@EspenNielsen I think "embedded interrogative content clause" would probably be the most accurate term. I was trying not to hit people over the head with terminology, so I went with a simpler term that people sometimes use.
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revised Usage of か after a clause?
I'll add a different reference later when I'm at my normal computer
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on How do you interpret an “interrogative word + non-polite form + か + 知る” construct?