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Mar
17
revised What does it mean to describe a joke as “ジェネギャ”?
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Mar
16
comment 前 in 十年前の話 - ぜん, まえ, or さき?
さき is not listed as a reading for 前 on the official jōyō kanji chart.
Mar
16
comment Using the Nelson index# as a means to order kanji? What do natives use?
Are you sure there is a "universal standard"? Anyway, most character dictionaries give details on how they order characters in the section before the entries begin.
Mar
16
comment Understanding hiragana-only texts in videogames
Sometimes more modern games use spaces, even with some kanji: i.stack.imgur.com/Agt8Q.jpg
Mar
15
comment Usage of Heisig radical “big”
I'm not familiar with Kanji Draw, but I asked about 直 to see if you were getting Chinese glyphs rather than Japanese. So yes, it does seem to be a technical issue. In terms of how the variants are treated in Japanese, Earthliŋ's answer to the other question works almost perfectly for your question, too. The version with 犬 is the old form used mainly before the 1940s, and the version with 大 is the new form that is mostly used now. (See the official jōyō kanji chart.)
Mar
15
comment Usage of Heisig radical “big”
Does 直 look different in Kanji Draw too?
Mar
15
reviewed Approve Heard that “master of something” is pronounced as 'shokaneen'—could you help me find the right term?
Mar
15
comment Usage of Heisig radical “big”
There was a very similar question recently: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/23025/1478
Mar
15
comment Multiple “wo”s in a sentence?
Contrastive は is possible in subordinate clauses.
Mar
15
comment Multiple “wo”s in a sentence?
DoBJG actually says more than once in a clause. (p.348) There are very few exceptions, though Martin discusses some examples on pages 255-256 of his 1975 Reference Grammar of Japanese.
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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