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Apr
16
answered With whom to use different honorific forms? 丁寧語より尊敬語・謙譲語・丁重語
Apr
16
comment Difference between 学生・生徒・児童
児童 is not limited to pre-elementary. Elementary teacher's versions of textbooks refer to students as 児童. Also 生徒 I feel is closer to being related to the relationship between 教師 vs 生徒 than having anything to do with age, though on this point I'm not 100% confident.
Nov
9
comment Why is “ゼロ” more popular than “れい”?
The answers given seem completely reasonable but I wonder also if prestige has anything to do with it. It seems like there's a fairly high level of prestige associated with using recently borrowed loan words as long as they have been sufficiently disseminated.
Nov
9
answered Reading 塞 and 省: When on and kun readings go together
Nov
9
answered Is を頑張る standard Japanese?
Nov
9
comment の cannot be used as a pronoun meaning “one” for “highly abstract objects” but what is a “highly abstract object”?(amended)
I agree, these example sentences do nothing to illustrate the stated grammar. Usually の is contrasted with こと to illustrate the usage difference for this topic.
Nov
9
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Nov
9
answered Does the lack of は change the sentence?
Nov
9
answered まま + 放る{ほうる} used for emphasis or are they both needed?
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Oct
3
answered Why use 数年 in あれから10数年?
Oct
3
answered What's the difference between 上る、登る and 昇る?
Oct
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