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revised Difference between 変{か}わり and 変{か}える
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Nov
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revised の versus こと in head-internal relative clauses
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Nov
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revised の versus こと in head-internal relative clauses
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Nov
6
answered Difference between 変{か}わり and 変{か}える
Nov
5
comment の versus こと in head-internal relative clauses
It looks like your second example is from a paper on Internally Headed Relative Clauses (which not everyone accepts as perfectly grammatical―see Kikuta 2001 p.208-209 for discussion). Not everyone agrees on the theoretical status of の in IHRCs.
Nov
5
reviewed Approve How can I translate these workplace goals into Japanese?
Nov
5
revised the omission of an implied “の” creates the appearance of a 四字熟語{よじじゅくご}?
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Nov
4
comment What does 「かけようかどうしようか」 mean?
Do you understand 〜かどうか?
Nov
4
revised What does 「かけようかどうしようか」 mean?
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Nov
4
revised Translation help with this sentence? 何人も触れること能わぬ- everyone or no one?
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Nov
4
revised Usage of か after a clause?
Add cite back in. I want to add a different cite, but I can't find it just yet
Nov
3
reviewed Approve NHK has a series titled 「きらり!えん旅【たび】」. What does the えん in えん旅 mean?
Nov
3
reviewed Edit Can you substitute やっぱり with さすが in 「疲れているが、やっぱり行くつもりだ」?
Nov
3
revised Can you substitute やっぱり with さすが in 「疲れているが、やっぱり行くつもりだ」?
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Nov
3
revised 買う, durative or instantaneous?
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Nov
3
revised Can the である copula be explained as で (particle) + ある (to exist), i.e. “to exist in the form of ~”?
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Nov
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comment Meaning of JAPAなび
The /w/ sound in わ isn't the same sound as the /v/ sound in English navigation. Japanese doesn't have a /v/ sound, so /b/ is usually substituted.
Nov
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reviewed Approve What are valid responses to the expressions 「はじめまして」 and 「よろしくおねがいします」 used in introductions?
Nov
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revised たの at the end of 「そんなに寝ぼけるまで熟睡してたの?」
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Oct
31
comment なく vs. なくて and stem form vs. てform as conjunctions
Kyoko Tokashiki's 1989 thesis, On Japanese coordinate structures: an investigation of structural differences between the -te form and the -i form, addresses this in some detail for verbs.