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answered What is kanji pronounciation used for?
Dec
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comment Why is 「昨夜」 pronounced as 「ゆうべ」 {yuube} and 「今日」 as 「きょう」 {kyou}?
It's actually pronounced like キョー /kyoo/. Although the usual kana spelling looks like "kyou", it's not pronounced the way it's spelled.
Dec
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revised 私は日本語と英語で思っています。
typo
Dec
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comment How should “イモ” be translated?
+1, I actually think this is a really good question because of how often words for foods don't correspond between Japanese and English quite as cleanly as dictionaries suggest.
Dec
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revised Usage of さぞ and きっと
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Dec
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answered Usage of さぞ and きっと
Dec
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reviewed Approve transcription tag wiki excerpt
Dec
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comment What words most commonly follow どういう?
I didn't know about this nice interface to BCCWJ when I wrote this answer.
Dec
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Dec
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revised Song translation with two possibilities - “One more time, one more chance” by Masayoshi Yamazaki
rolled back to a previous revision
Dec
30
comment What is the difference between all the words for tools / devices?
That sentence and its translation appear to be from the Tanaka corpus.
Dec
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revised Can I get a grammatical breakdown of “通りゃんせ”?
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Dec
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comment Did ある and いる once have kanji?
@ZhenLin That's a good point! For what it's worth, I see 473 results for 居ます and 128 results for 居ります.
Dec
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comment Did ある and いる once have kanji?
I see thousands of results for 居る in the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese (BCCWJ), so I'm not sure if "rarely used" is quite the right way of putting it. But there are times when the kanji should not be used for these verbs, like in ~ている or である, for example.
Dec
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reviewed Edit What does the name Chacha (チャチャ) mean?
Dec
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revised What does the name Chacha (チャチャ) mean?
add links and fix typos, replace "here" link text
Dec
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reviewed Approve Is saying 行ってきます and ただいま appropriate for guests?
Dec
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revised Are there any patterns for okurigana?
Proofreading
Dec
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revised Grammar of との, what is the meaning
added 1 character in body; edited title
Dec
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comment Is there a “default” topic when speaking in Japanese?
@JorgeBucaran It's not always I in English. English conversational deletion allows both "[I'm] gonna get off the train" and "[Are you] gonna get off the train?"