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日本語でどうぞ。よろしくお願いします!


Jan
28
comment Do you say “はじめまして” to someone you know online, but first time meeting in person?
I never imagined that question would get such a precise duplicate
Jan
28
comment Counter word for prepackaged instant ramen
@broccoliforest in my opinion that could be posted as another answer. I could just edit it into mine but I don't want to steal your credit!
Jan
28
comment How do you write “do you live with your parents?” in hiragana?
Have you learned the particle と at all yet?
Jan
26
comment How to say “I don't know what you're referring to”?
I suggest asking here
Jan
25
comment Which radical name should I study for the kanken?
You might want to look into getting a kanken book that lists every kanji for that level and its raidcal/radical name as it would appear on the test. When choosing the radical names, though, you pick from a list, so it's a lot easier.
Jan
25
comment Is there a name for kanji compounds consisting of kanji with the same radical and for compounds with repeated kanji?
Finally another opportunity to randomly bring up 魑魅魍魎!
Jan
9
comment due to kanji variants, are 器械、海外、劍道 even words?
For kanji variants you're probably looking at some mixture of 異体字, 旧字体, or others.
Jan
8
comment What is the difference between 酒 and お酒?
This might be a bit beside the point, but would one ever refer to 料理酒 as お酒?
Jan
8
comment Etymology of モブ
Well, in games minor mob enemies are referred to as 雑魚, so there is a separate word for that concept
Jan
6
comment General rules for final kana in names ending with consonant?
In I believe the intermediate level version of the Dictionary of Japanese Grammar there is a comprehensive appendix about the various patterns and rules for this.
Dec
25
comment Avoiding kanji for 分かる【わかる】
I believe the question is more about whether わかる can include all the nuances of 分かる, 解る, etc. without limiting it to one, and also it seems whether or not they are actually different.
Dec
17
comment I have a puzzling question about Japanese pronouncaiton
What is your question?
Dec
10
comment How to find words you cant find in a dictionary? Help with translating Dragon Ball
The problem with looking on jisho like that is it only finds katakana versions. jisho.org/words?jap=%E3%81%88%E3%81%95&eng=&dict=edict You might try using the beta version of jisho instead.
Dec
10
comment How to find words you cant find in a dictionary? Help with translating Dragon Ball
Similarly, it's じいちゃん, not ちやん
Dec
10
comment How to find words you cant find in a dictionary? Help with translating Dragon Ball
What dictionary doesn't have エサ? Also, it's とって, not とつて
Dec
10
comment Proper answer to 「何名様ですか」
Just hold up a few fingers and grunt
Dec
8
comment When is the onyomi of 田 used?
I usually discourage the use of edict, but... http://jisho.org/words?jap=*%E7%94%B0*&eng=&dict=edict&common=on
Dec
3
comment Usage of the phrase/word ですので
Try looking at it as です+ので instead.
Dec
2
comment Reading 九十九 as “tsukumo”
www2.chokai.ne.jp/~assoonas/UC99.HTML
Nov
29
comment Meaning of てはならない
Well, try looking at the meaning of the rest of the sentence. There's no special trickery here. You should try including this kind of information (i.e. the sentence as you understand it) in the question itself.