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Mar
15
comment Is “げえしゃ” a valid pronunciation of “芸者”?
This question is confusing because it uses "ee" to talk about two different pronunciations, as Brian Chandler points out.
Mar
14
comment What does シャリン mean here?
I think it's kind of like チリン.
Mar
14
comment Sentence structure between two clauses question
When Japanese is translated into English, it often ends up roughly backwards.
Mar
14
comment Is this a 仮定形 (kateikei) form, and how to analyse it?
Related: japanese.stackexchange.com/…
Mar
13
revised What is the difference between 逃{のが}れた and 免{まぬが}れた?
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Mar
12
comment Difference between 母語話者 and ネイティブスピーカー
For what it's worth, 母語話者 has 16 results in the Balanced Corpus of Contemporary Written Japanese, while ネイティブスピーカー has 18 results. In Tsukuba Web Corpus, I find 392 results for 母語話者 and 676 results for ネイティブスピーカー.
Mar
11
reviewed Approve Difference between 出席【しゅっせき】する and 参加【さんか】する
Mar
11
comment “Masu” verb form vs “Imperfective” verb form
@DanielMartin Yeah, or more precisely, aspects. But some people consider them tenses instead, and these people refer to them as "past" and "nonpast", so you'll see those names too.
Mar
10
comment Can you use the “Ha, Heh, Hee, Ho” method for learning Japanese vowels?
No, they aren't identical, but you'll get in the ballpark at least.
Mar
10
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Mar
10
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Mar
10
comment 思うようにならず - what does it mean?
Hello! Welcome to Japanese.SE! Please ask one question per question. I've edited out your second question; you can post it separately.
Mar
10
revised 思うようにならず - what does it mean?
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Mar
10
revised What is this verb form? 見せっこ
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Mar
10
comment What is the meaning of どうじゃい
Do you understand どうだい?
Mar
9
comment How do you say “pair” of people?
@dinogeist There's nothing wrong with it. I think Unique Depiction's understanding of の is incomplete.
Mar
8
reviewed Approve Is there a less formal way to say あなた?
Mar
8
comment Why is ホワイト spelled as it is?
A reminder to certain posters of deleted comments: whether you agree or disagree with someone, please be polite about it.
Mar
7
revised Difference between 彫る【ほる】 (horu) and 刻む【きざむ】 (kizamu)
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Mar
7
revised S1 たら S2, with S2 being past tense AND volitional
Fix examples and text to be the same as written in the book