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Oct
4
answered Why do some loanword sounds get “abbreviated” when katakanized, but not others?
Oct
4
comment Why do some loanword sounds get “abbreviated” when katakanized, but not others?
Rather than "abbreviation", I would call it "contraction".
Oct
4
comment Why do some loanword sounds get “abbreviated” when katakanized, but not others?
@istrasci I think that メンユー would usually be pronounced with a nasal ン, i.e. [meɴjuː], which is further than [menʲuː] from the English [menjuː]. This comment also applies to pine apple.
Oct
4
revised Is スポーツ a plural-only word?
added 12 characters in body; edited tags
Oct
4
answered Is スポーツ a plural-only word?
Oct
4
reviewed Reviewed Can't understand why “に” is used in “蚊に刺された” or what's the sense of this phrase
Oct
3
revised Describing a woman with きれい vs. 美しい{うつくしい}?
removed " and changed blockquote to the example sentences, not the question
Oct
3
reviewed Looks OK How do I translate the word “Town's End”?
Oct
3
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How do I translate the word “Town's End”?
Oct
3
reviewed Edit suggested edit on particle に uses
Oct
3
revised particle に uses
IMPROVED FORMATTING
Oct
2
reviewed Reviewed Exact meaning and usage of 「またこんど」
Oct
2
comment Exact meaning and usage of 「またこんど」
Please don't rely on Google counts and use a corpus instead: meta.japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/522/…
Oct
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to write “I'm going to sleep tomorrow”?
Oct
2
comment Memories and freezing ice
A single downvote on many answers has been a phenomenon that started only after I joined, maybe a year ago. I got a collected 15 upvotes for posting the same comment "Lately anyone's answer attracts a -1" on several downvoted answers... Don't take it too serious. If there's no constructive criticism, there's not much you can do.
Oct
1
reviewed Close Only 〜ます in ending verb vs. 〜ませんでした
Oct
1
reviewed Leave Open Proportion and Rate
Oct
1
comment Expressing 'if so'
@istrasci Hmm... I only know one name for と when it works like this grammatically. It's called "as"/supposition particle?
Oct
1
answered Expressing 'if so'
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