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Mar
12
comment How to say “I grew up thinking about X”?
Could you maybe give a complete sentence meaning "I grew up thinking about X" using について and/or と思います?
Mar
9
comment Why is there a と in front of 別?
@broccoliforest Could それとこれとは別 mean "[this other thing] is different from that and that [two things]"?
Mar
6
comment Past negative tense じゃなかったでした
You don't really answer the "why or why not". You just say that じゃなかったです is a confusing form. You also don't explain why じゃなかったでした is "completely incorrect".
Mar
5
comment Five different verbs meaning “to close” with the same kanji (閉)
I suggest you please withdraw the question Since you don't attempt to answer it, I suggest you please withdraw the answer. =)
Mar
5
comment Five different verbs meaning “to close” with the same kanji (閉)
You say that Daijirin doesn't list the reading たてる for 閉てる, but my Daijirin (スーパー大辞林 3.0) has this reading.
Mar
5
comment How to say “I had a fight with” and “to be angry with each other”
@A.Ellett I'm assuming that the OP hasn't looked up something as simple as "argument", because, for example on jisho.org the first three common words where "argument" also means "quarrel" or "dispute" (and not "discussion") are precisely those listed in the answer below. Now we have a question that is answered by a simple dictionary look-up, without any accompanying explanation.
Mar
4
comment How to say “I had a fight with” and “to be angry with each other”
@変幻出没 I (inadvertently) cleared your close vote by closing and reopening this question. Sorry!
Mar
4
comment How to say “I had a fight with” and “to be angry with each other”
@A.Ellett Oh, I didn't mean to come across as unfriendly. Usually, giving an own attempt helps potential answerers assess the level of Japanese. The OP also gets feedback as to how good their translation attempt was. Anyway, I'll reopen it for now.
Mar
4
comment How to say “I had a fight with” and “to be angry with each other”
We usually require prior research to be posted as part of the question. What did you find when you tried to look this up yourself (and why didn't a dictionary look-up answer your question)? Once you edit your question, it will automatically be considered for reopening.
Mar
4
comment Different word about Back and spine
Related: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/8256/1628
Mar
3
comment Is なんとか なる さ meant to be written in Hiragana and not Katakana?
Well, it's certainly not as bad as other tattoos out there. You can read about katakana vs. hiragana here: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/1930/…
Mar
3
comment Is なんとか なる さ meant to be written in Hiragana and not Katakana?
All tattoo questions so far have been off-topic, but I guess you could ask whether nantoka naru sa is usually written in hiragana or katakana. (Really anxious to find out the answer to my first comment, though...)
Mar
3
comment Is なんとか なる さ meant to be written in Hiragana and not Katakana?
So you have a tattoo saying ナントカナルサ? (Your question body just says "kana" which could be either ひらがな or カタカナ.)
Mar
1
comment Help identifying signature
Who (apart from da Vinci) writes mirrored?
Mar
1
comment Help identifying signature
Maybe I should add that this is just a wild guess. As you can see, キ is usually slanted the other way...
Mar
1
comment Help identifying signature
What is his name?
Feb
28
comment Which is the family name in 「工藤 拓 (くどう たく) 」?
There are also names such as 辻 太郎, with a 1-character last name and a 2-character first name and both have two syllables (Taro TSUJI). It's hard to come up with good rules for guessing which is the family and which the given name.
Feb
27
comment Does 私の名前はXYZです sound natural?
In principle you could both be right, because "natural" is highly context-dependent, so there might be no way of settling the question without providing a specific context.
Feb
22
comment Need help with understanding a sentence
Please tell us the context and where you "encountered" the sentence.
Feb
22
comment Is チェリーボーイ wasei-eigo?
Do you mean that you edited the English Wikipedia article for 和製英語.