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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Translation help (small passage).
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reviewed Reviewed Run-in with an odd use of kanji 「供膳」
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on How can I use できない and しまう? I'd like to apologize for not being able to do something
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reviewed Reviewed How do you write “share” (as in “tell others”) in Japanese?
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comment “Alumi can” and “aru mikan” pun in Space Brothers anime
He's saying アルミ缶の上に或るみかん. I talked about these kind of jokes in this answer.
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asked Etymology of 宵【よい】
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reviewed Looks Good Does なんて = なんと (いう)?
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comment Does なんて = なんと (いう)?
なんか is a variant of など?
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reviewed Close What would be the way to say devil magatama for a film title, debiru magatama or magatama debiru?
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comment What would be the way to say devil magatama for a film title, debiru magatama or magatama debiru?
The title doesn't really "say it all", but in any case, straight translation questions are off-topic. If you have a question about the Japanese language, please revise your post.
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comment What kind of Japanese is this?
The full map is available here. The text of the question is in the upper left corner. I'm guessing this is Classical Chinese, which may well be intended for a Japanese audience. There is a text written in 漢文 in the lower right corner.
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open What kind of Japanese is this?
Apr
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comment The meaning of 権利を掛ける
Everyone's recording their guesses. I guess 権利を懸ける, I'm just not sure it is "such a common expression". @TokyoNagoya You'll reveal the correct answer later, right?
Apr
15
revised Why is debug デバッグ but bug is バグ?
edited tags
Apr
15
comment Why 罪人=犯罪者のこと、not just 犯罪者?
Because with のこと, the dictionary is giving a synonym. For 真犯人, the dictionary is explaining the term using two conceptually different words. (I think this is just style, though. Omitting のこと for simple synonyms would be fine, too.)
Apr
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comment Why 罪人=犯罪者のこと、not just 犯罪者?
X: Yのこと would be X means Y in English. こと has little content and its function consists in pointing to Y and saying "this is what I mean".
Apr
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revised How to thank somebody for their hospitality?
corrected spelling
Apr
15
comment How to thank somebody for their hospitality?
Picking up a handkerchief is not an act of hospitality.
Apr
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comment How to thank somebody for their hospitality?
Now you have an answer from a native speaker.
Apr
15
comment How to thank somebody for their hospitality?
It is a set phrase for much more than this situation. It means something like "I'm very much obliged/indebted" and sort of implies that someone went out of their way to do something for you. Its content is much like saying "thank you", but the nuance conveys some humility on your part. In any case, it's a good phrase to know, in particular for a hospitality situation, because someone hosted you and there is little you can do to pay them back.