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Dec
8
comment Why wasn't 欒 simplified to 栾, when 戀 was simplified to 恋?
You can use instead of 糸言糸 if you'd like, by the way. Also, .
Dec
8
comment かな ending in a sentence where the speaker is not uncertain of something
Another question that talks about the presence or absence of "most": japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/19234/…
Dec
7
comment Usage and meaning of 召す【めす】 in different contexts
As an aside, the English ("I hope the wine is to your taste") is perfectly grammatical. See Google Books for a few more examples of this pattern.
Dec
7
revised Usage and meaning of 召す【めす】 in different contexts
added 6 characters in body; edited title
Dec
6
revised Categorizing kanji variants - is there a “proper” form?
typos
Dec
6
comment Categorizing kanji variants - is there a “proper” form?
@kiss-o-matic No, Japanese is closer to traditional than simplified Chinese, but it has its own set of simplifications, so that's a bit of a red herring. @blutorange That's a false dichotomy. Standard dialects are still dialects.
Dec
5
comment Direct object or directional を
That comment isn't especially helpful—there are syntactic and semantic distinctions to be made without any translation into English.
Dec
4
comment Can Verb stand in front of sentence?
@StarLight You missed part of virmaior's explanation. It's 出会う → 出会える → 出会えて.
Dec
3
revised Differences between くれます, もらいます and いただきます
Formatting, use-mention distinction, indicate long vowels
Dec
3
reviewed Approve Differences between くれます, もらいます and いただきます
Dec
3
reviewed Edit Are programming languages referred to by their English names or do they have Japanese names?
Dec
3
revised Are programming languages referred to by their English names or do they have Japanese names?
formatting; clarified the title (I think)
Dec
3
comment Usage of the phrase/word ですので
Aren't those programs all interfaces to the same dictionary?
Dec
1
comment What is this kanji?眞+頁
Compare: 真⇔眞, 慎⇔愼, 鎮⇔鎭, 填⇔塡, 槙⇔槇, 鷏⇔鷆, 顛⇔顚
Dec
1
reviewed Approve What is the difference between ~みたい and ~らしい when expressing similarity or resemblance?
Dec
1
comment How to tell the difference between 先{せん} and 先{さき}?
@Eric The program you're using is attempting to match up definitions from EDICT with examples from the Tanaka Corpus, but it's not doing so successfully.
Nov
30
comment の in Verb+のじゃない: Nominalizer or Explanatory?
@rintaun Genitive の (not the nominalizer) does contract to ん in some other circumstances, e.g. in 店ん中 or 雨ん中.
Nov
30
revised Using という before わけです
added 29 characters in body; edited title
Nov
29
reviewed Approve Is 「どこにいくのがよろしいですか」 a correct way to ask for directions?
Nov
29
revised Expressing similarity
People may not know what "-ve" means.