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日本語でどうぞ。


Jun
18
comment What does 気が遠い mean?
Can you at least try to explain what you do know already and where the source of your confusion is? Perhaps attempt a translation yourself.
Jun
18
comment When should I use ~ている vs. ~ています?
I see Tae Kim's grammar guide recommended for basic/free resources: guidetojapanese.org/learn/complete/verbs
Jun
18
comment When should I use ~ている vs. ~ています?
Where are you seeing these examples and explanations? The difference between plain form and polite form is one of those things you learn on your first day studying Japanese.
Jun
18
comment When should I use ~ている vs. ~ています?
Do you know the difference?
Jun
18
reviewed No Action Needed When should I replace kanji with hiragana?
Jun
17
comment Meaning of 指摘しない程度に
On the flip side, if you think this question is OK to answer, by all means go ahead and do so.
Jun
17
reviewed Leave Open A Deeper Look Unto て, で and は
Jun
16
comment How to read 連体形 + 上
I may be wrong, but isn't this the 連体形?
Jun
13
comment Is the Japanese verb 'ちらばります’ an intransitive verb or not?
Have you looked in any dictionaries?
Jun
12
comment Word difference question - reply (返事 vs 返信)
It might be helpful to think of 返信 in conjunction with 通信
Jun
10
answered Difference between the words for “living/residing” [住む/棲む/泊まる/暮らす]
Jun
9
comment What does「英」really mean?
Many countries have abbreviated ateji kanji ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
Jun
9
answered Passive voice (~あれる) + Te form?
Jun
4
comment The different meanings of “life”? 生気/生活/ライフ/生命/一生/人生/命
Even this list of words for life is still incomplete. I'd suggest finding a way to narrow it down if possible..
Jun
4
answered Why does 「でならない」 not mean “does not become”?
Jun
4
comment Why does 「でならない」 not mean “does not become”?
少くなくらずいろ should be 少なからずいる, right? Just a typo?
Jun
2
comment Use of 今ごろ “about now” in Japanese
I wanted to say that the テストを始める part as opposed to テストが始まる was the difference, but maybe guess that's not it. The それでは feels like a key. It signals the start of something deliberate. それでは今からテストを始めます is basically like a set phrase. I want to say also that there's an element of volition and certainty, but I'm not confident enough or else I'd make it into an answer...
Jun
2
comment Use of 今ごろ “about now” in Japanese
If someone were to look at a clock and say 今ごろテストが始まるだろう then it would probably be OK, but the sentence is それでは今ごろテストを始めます, which is quite different.
Jun
2
revised Use of 今ごろ “about now” in Japanese
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Jun
1
comment Is there a reason why numbers in Japanese are delimited into blocks of four?
This also explains all those 万~ compounds