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Oct
27
revised ~ようと… Japanese grammar
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Oct
27
revised なら and そうに grammar pattern
added 21 characters in body; edited title
Oct
27
revised expressing ~should do
edited body
Oct
26
comment Why is Austin spelled with an オ?
@Sjiveru British accent, not American, I believe.
Oct
25
revised に Particle ambiguity
deleted 26 characters in body
Oct
25
revised How does one transcribe the romaji “ō”?
rolled back to a previous revision
Oct
25
revised How would one convey “get over it” in Japanese?
Fix furigana
Oct
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's the difference between でしょうか and ですか at the end of a question?
Oct
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What does 相手 mean in 「素直な自分をぶつけられる相手」?
Oct
25
revised What does “声が出る” mean?
Formatting
Oct
24
comment Help me understand the grammar of this sentence: ~のこと~のこと、~なってもらえたかな
Notably, こと can't be a subject, so adding 〜のこと forces the listener to understand it as a nominative object (but here with nominative が replaced with も).
Oct
24
revised Understanding the kanji 相 as “government minister”…?
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Oct
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's the difference between そうです and そうでしょう?
Oct
24
answered “訳す” is the best way to say “to translate”?
Oct
24
revised Difference between 闇 (yami) and 怨 (on)
Clarify based on OP's comment
Oct
24
comment Does 好きな really mean “favorite”?
You might compare 好き with お気に入り.
Oct
23
comment How to say “had been [verbing]”?
Likewise, English has ways of expressing future time but lacks a future tense. Like Japanese, English has exactly two, although the details on when to use each tense differ.
Oct
23
comment What is the origin of the い at the end of verbal adjectives?
See Tyler Lau's thesis, Origins of the Verbalizer Affixes in the Japonic Languages.
Oct
23
revised Do ちょうだい、ごらん、ください、おいで constitute an own class of part of speech?
Formatting
Oct
23
revised What is this character?
added 85 characters in body; edited tags