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Oct
6
comment Why is 電話(でんわ)in hiragana?
@russell While telephones themselves might be foreign conceptually, we are more concerned with the origin of the word itself.
Oct
6
answered Why is 電話(でんわ)in hiragana?
Sep
14
comment Is knowing Kanji vital?
Have you ever even tried to read Japanese?
Aug
20
comment What does (ry mean?
@broccoliforest awesome sites, thanks. I just went with what Google gave me, but these seem good.
Aug
20
reviewed Close What is the frequency of katakana in writing?
Aug
20
reviewed Close Help with identifying a character
Aug
20
revised What does (ry mean?
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Aug
20
comment What does (ry mean?
I don't know if they're filtering traffic or what, but the cached version seems to work. Try that.
Aug
20
revised What does (ry mean?
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Aug
20
comment What does (ry mean?
@Ringil blocked? Are you in China or something? You should be able to glean the meaning from my post alone, but I'll try beefing up any parts that might be weak.
Aug
20
revised What does (ry mean?
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Aug
20
answered What does (ry mean?
Aug
20
comment Could someone please check my translation of these lyrics?
Proofreading questions are off-topic unless a specific source of concern in the text is clearly identified. See this meta post. (this was never truly finalized, but hey, if you agree..)
Jul
7
reviewed Looks OK The meaning of 手が出せない
Jun
30
revised What does the word 「すみっちょ」 mean?
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Jun
25
comment “to offer” in Japanese?
Have you looked at 申し出る?
Jun
22
comment Does this sound like a native speaker?
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's basically proofreading which to me is a glorified translation request
Jun
21
revised Legal characters for first names include: hiragana, katakana, jinmeiyo and joyo kanji. What about latin letters?
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Jun
19
comment Difference between 入れる{いれる} and つける when expressing 'switch on'
Isn't 電気 in that sense just a form of synecdoche (or metonymy whichever) to refer to lights?
Jun
19
comment Questions about the phrase 「きっとおなががすいているだろう」?
Maybe it was scanned from a physical copy and the OCR made a mistake.