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日本語でどうぞ。


May
20
comment What is the meaning of: 「ばえていくけん」?
@Chocolate I challenge you to make an answer out of that before I steal it and do it myself ;)
May
19
comment What word is a good replacement for から used as “because” in informal speech?
I hear から works pretty well when you're trying to capture the nuances of から
May
19
comment Kanji stroke type (not stroke order)
My favorite will always be 曰 and 日, but 永 and 氷 are up there too
May
19
revised 「の」in「お嫁さんにしたいの好き」
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May
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revised 「の」in「お嫁さんにしたいの好き」
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May
19
comment 「の」in「お嫁さんにしたいの好き」
I think not. Wouldn't that then mean that the person likes the general act of making girls into brides?
May
18
answered 「の」in「お嫁さんにしたいの好き」
May
15
comment What does セレブ mean these days?
The gogen entry says a little bit more than that. It talks about how it originally referred to actresses and supermodels but now has a vague meaning associated with wealth and expensive accessories
May
13
comment Is there a term for words that share the same kana spelling?
I'm not sure if they actually would. Just intuition tells me that based on their kanji alone they would be inclusive.
May
13
comment Is there a term for words that share the same kana spelling?
Why must the terms homograph/homoglyph necessarily exclude kana?
May
8
awarded  Enlightened
May
8
revised What does 臨海学校 mean?
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May
8
comment What does 臨海学校 mean?
I admit that I haven't actually checked any other J-E dictionaries regarding this so I took out the free mention. I was indeed thinking of edict since its definitions, while sometimes very helpful, are often vague and nearly useless unless you already know the word. I just checked goo辞書 and it at least calls it a "seaside (summer) school." The biggest problem is probably that bilingual dictionaries seem to try to be as brief as possible. Searching a monolingual dictionary, of course, gives a perfectly adequate explanation
May
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revised What does 臨海学校 mean?
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May
8
awarded  Nice Answer
May
8
revised What does 臨海学校 mean?
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May
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answered What does 臨海学校 mean?
May
7
revised Implication of a Japanese sentence
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May
7
revised Legal characters for first names include: hiragana, katakana, jinmeiyo and joyo kanji. What about latin letters?
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May
7
comment Meaning of 自慢の目利き
@Poriko More specifically, what part of the expression do you find confusing? 自慢 and 目利き can both be understood with very basic dictionary lookups