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comment How would you write “Turtle-senpai”
As in 亀仙人?
Sep
17
comment Meaning of last “te” of saki ni itte te (先に行ってて)
No, the second て is not the colloquial って, but rather a contraction of いて, as explained in the other answer.
Sep
14
comment What kind of butterfly is a 「ゼッコーちょう」?
Did you find 絶好調 (ぜっこうちょう)?
Sep
11
comment Need help understanding a line from a song
Can you explain how much of this you understand?
Sep
2
comment What is the exact meaning of “kaizen”?
Then why didn't you tell us in your question? This way of asking questions is based on the false premise that asking is free. It costs the time and attention of the person reading and answering your question!
Sep
1
comment What is the exact meaning of “kaizen”?
Did you try to look the word up before you asked here? For example on Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaizen
Aug
31
comment Is my hiragana writing understandable?
@virmaior Legible doesn't mean easy to read. The handwriting reminds me of first year boys' handwriting. I think any native Japanese would have no problem reading all characters except い (including う). To achieve balance in the characters OP definitely has to put in a lot more practice, but that's just natural as s/he's just starting...
Aug
30
comment Exceptions in pronouncing the counter for minutes (分)
じゅうっぷん is incorrect. It should be じゅっぷん or じっぷん.
Aug
29
comment Difference between usage of ように and ようにして
You realize that by posting here you might very well get (1) "explanations for this in English" and (2) "random explanations about Japanese grammar on the internet", right?
Aug
3
comment Which verb receives a negation in a Japanese sentence?
@非回答者 I have updated my answer.
Jul
24
comment What do you call brothers or sisters of the same age?
Twins are entered in the first-born first order in the 戸籍謄本 as well and the first-born twin is considered 長男 (in the case of two twin boys with at most older sisters).
Jul
22
comment Some Japanese dictionaries (e.g. 大辞林, 大辞泉, and 明鏡国語辞典) use this inverted triangle outline symbol (▽) for some kanji compounds. What does it mean?
@dainichi & other downvoters. Do you think it belongs on meta? If so, the question would be moved automatically, if you choose the "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" option.
Jul
21
comment What is the rule to write furigana (ruby)?
Splitting them up doesn't always work, even when one tries hard: 海鷂魚【えい】.
Jul
21
comment How impolite is it to call a waitress お姉{ねえ}さん?
It's おね さん and おに さん (long vowel, note ねえ in the first case, one of the few examples of a long え vowel being lengthened with え rather than い).
Jul
18
comment When should I use で or を particles?
No, not quite. を can be "spatial", like 空を飛ぶ, so that 公園を散歩します is actually correct and frequently used.
Jul
18
comment How should I select what first-person pronoun to use?
This doesn't seem to answer the question (the question asks how to choose between 私, 僕 and 俺 and whether to stick to one once you choose one), but seems to be a comment on the other answers.
Jul
17
comment What is the difference between それでいい and それがいい here?
Ah, ok. Usually "this" (Jap. これ) is for things close to oneself and "that" is for things away from oneself (Jap. それ and あれ, where Japanese distinguishes between close to the listener and away from both speaker and listener).
Jul
17
comment What is the difference between それでいい and それがいい here?
Why do you translate それ as "this" rather than "that" (twice)?
Jul
16
comment 電話する or 電話をする to form the verb
Have you seen these questions: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/4006/… and japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/1532/… ?
Jul
15
comment Is ending question sentences with の really feminine?
@DariusJahandarie I think that 今何をしてるの? is fine as an honest inquiry, but I think it is not distinctly male speech. My answer says that honest questions in male speech usually don't use の. I still think that's fine as a general guideline, but of course it's not very clear cut since male speakers often mix male speech with neutral speech. (I sort of assume that male speech doesn't contain neutral speech. Does that make any sense?)