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comment In Japanese, how do you tell the reader that a quotation is literally translated from the original when the original sounds strange?
I think pretty much everyone who's literate recognizes sic, but not everyone is clear on exactly what it means. Many people believe its purpose is specifically to mark an error rather than simply to indicate that the original is reproduced intact.
Jul
17
comment 「聞こえなくなった」 or 「聞けなくなった」?
People definitely say 聞ける. It's somewhat less common; I checked some corpora and found that 聞こえる was between 2x and 5x more common in writing. The difference could be somewhat larger in speech, but I don't have numbers so I can't say. (The question of when or how to use each word is probably more important than the question of frequency, though.)
Jul
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comment Is a lengthy combination of words with hyphens could be exist in Japanese?
I don't think it matters whether we call it an adjective or nominalization (I think both are wrong). And I think the reason the OP mentioned hyphens is to help express the idea in English―it's not to suggest that the grammatical equivalent would literally have hyphens in Japanese. I think what the OP is really getting at is this: can you form a long multi-word pre-head modifier in a noun phrase in Japanese?
Jul
16
comment 「聞こえなくなった」 or 「聞けなくなった」?
Is there any context? Was there something you stopped being able to perceive? Did you become unable to hear in any capacity?
Jul
16
revised 「聞こえなくなった」 or 「聞けなくなった」?
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Jul
16
comment The meaning of the で in 勢いで
@lukey If you've lost access to your original account and would like to merge the accounts together (for example so that you can accept answers to this question), please see: japanese.stackexchange.com/help/merging-accounts
Jul
16
comment 少し日本語を話します and 少し日本語を話せます - What's the difference?
In the Google Japanese Web N-gram corpus, I find 2889 results for 日本語話せます, and 1690 results for 日本語話せます.
Jul
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comment 少し日本語を話します and 少し日本語を話せます - What's the difference?
Although you wrote that it's a grammar fix, native speakers frequently use both が and を. Some discussion: ritsumei.ac.jp/acd/cg/lt/rb/599/599pdf/higasiya.pdf
Jul
16
revised What is the difference between 「帰る」and 「帰れる」?
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revised Is the negative in ゆめ人に洩らし給えそ implicit?
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revised Does 「7分の1」 mean 1:7 in this sentence?
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Jul
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revised Making sense of inflections and conjugated forms
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revised 少し日本語を話します and 少し日本語を話せます - What's the difference?
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Jul
16
comment What is the real meaning of せずに in Japaneses language?
It boils down to "I don't know Japanese, but I put a word into Google Translate. Is Google Translate correct? I've made no other effort to answer my own question." I think these usually get closed as off topic.
Jul
16
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revised Meaning of 誰もいはしない in this sentence
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comment Meaning of 誰もいはしない in this sentence
@user21871 We have some previous questions that touch on this topic, which I just retagged: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/…
Jul
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revised What's the grammatical breakdown of “知りもしないわ”?
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revised What does the word 「してやせんっ」mean?
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