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Apr
16
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
16
reviewed Leave Open What kind of Japanese is this?
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
15
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
15
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
15
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.
Apr
15
comment How to thank somebody for their hospitality?
Are you aware of お世話になりました?
Apr
15
reviewed Close What does お土産持しててね mean?
Apr
15
reviewed Close 雨を降っています - grammatically correct sentence or just typo?
Apr
15
reviewed Close What does なきや mean?
Apr
15
reviewed Close What is ~なかって and how is it formed?
Apr
15
reviewed Leave Open Difference between 颜 and 顔
Apr
15
reviewed Close What is あっちゃう in this sentence?
Apr
15
reviewed Close 抱った vs 抱いた and 書った vs 書いた
Apr
15
reviewed Close What Does 火信 Mean?
Apr
15
reviewed Close What does やい mean?
Apr
15
reviewed Close Pronunciation and meaning of 