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Jun
2
revised Is there a reason why numbers in Japanese are delimited into blocks of four?
Poor five, always left out
Jun
1
comment Is there a reason why numbers in Japanese are delimited into blocks of four?
But you do need, at a minimum, to be able to understand spoken numbers.
May
31
revised What causes loan words to displace native words for existing concepts?
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May
31
revised What are those symbols above the racing cars?
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May
31
comment Development of なんか?
Compare など and なんて.
May
31
revised Do 形容詞 have a 未然形 in Classical Japanese?
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May
30
revised What is the difference between 美しき and 麗しき?
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May
30
answered -sou + negative past - what is the meaning? e.g. 行けそうで行けなかった場所, 解けそうで解けなかった謎
May
29
revised How does 話{はなし}が噛{か}み合{あ}わない work?
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May
29
comment Is 「出なくては。」 the same as 「出なくてはいけない。」?
japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/13812/…
May
29
revised What's the difference between 彼【かれ】 and あちら?
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May
29
asked What words most commonly follow どういう?
May
29
answered What words most commonly follow どういう?
May
28
revised What are the origins of ド when used as emphasis, and is it always negative?
大辞泉 is no longer bundled with OS X :-(
May
28
comment “the cows were happy and friendly”: is “親しい” the right word?
Also with the /k/ geminated: 人なつっこい
May
28
revised ものには… in 「ものには順序というものがある」 Some hidden word or phrase?
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May
28
comment ものには… in 「ものには順序というものがある」 Some hidden word or phrase?
One of my dictionaries paraphrases it 「どんなものにも正しい順序がある」 There is a proper order for everything.
May
27
revised Origins of -ちゃん
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May
27
answered Origins of -ちゃん
May
27
comment 五年ぶり、ぶり返す、。。。What does ぶり mean?
My guess is you probably first encountered 〜ぶり in お久しぶりですね!