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May
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revised Parsing and making sense of this sentence with multiple が's
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May
20
comment Thank you note to Japanese professor
A related question: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/13616/1478
May
20
answered Translation - “form” (internet form you fill out, NOT an application)
May
20
comment Japanese infinitives?
We've discussed this construction before, for example here: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/21654/1478 It's described in Martin's Reference Grammar of Japanese, p.401-407.
May
20
comment Intransitive verbs and ている
It looks like Genki has oversimplified a bit...
May
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comment Beginner miscomprehension of spoken Japanese - finding wrong word boundaries
@dav Right now we're using this JavaScript, courtesy of cypher :-) gist.github.com/cyphr/6536814 If you have more questions about it, please feel free to join the Japanese.SE chat!
May
19
comment What is the denotation of 方言?
But you probably shouldn't flatly state that they're related since there's no generally accepted hypothesis claiming that they are.
May
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comment What is the denotation of 方言?
See Vovin's Koreo-Japonica: A Re-evaluation of a Common Genetic Origin for evidence against your assertion that Japanese and Korean share a common ancestor.
May
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comment What is the denotation of 方言?
Victor Mair coined topolect as a translation of Chinese 方言, because he felt dialect wasn't quite right, even though it was (and still is, for most people) the usual translation.
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revised What does orIF mean in the middle of this Japanese sentence?
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revised What does orIF mean in the middle of this Japanese sentence?
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May
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revised Why is ローマ字 spelt without an ン?
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comment Why is ローマ字 spelt without an ン?
@JLRishe Thanks, I borrowed your example for my answer :-)
May
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comment Beginner miscomprehension of spoken Japanese - finding wrong word boundaries
@broccoliforest I've edited the answer to reflect the unmarked pronunciation. Sorry about that! :-)
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