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日本語でどうぞ。よろしくお願いします!


Sep
30
comment Difference between 「なるベく」 and 「なるべき」
Do you have an example sentence or anything? I don't think I've seen these used in similar ways, but I could be wrong.
Sep
25
comment Japanese: “osowarata”?
@snailboat For the books it must be that! I can't find anything else about it, either, and I agree that in the recording it's probably just the singer saying the っ in some unusual way
Sep
25
comment Japanese: “osowarata”?
I think it's incredibly likely that っ was mistaken for ら, based on @snailboat's input
Sep
24
comment How do you say “What are the differences between car and motorcycle ”?
How exactly did you create those sentences?
Sep
24
comment Difference in usage between クラス and 学級
In elementary schools the concept of a class is similar. We don't have ~組, of course, and in junior high and above the system changes, but elementary schools will have a single group of kids being taught by one teacher. The class won't change for the year. So instead of saying 3年2組 we'd just say Mrs. Johnson's 3rd grade class, using the name of the teacher to identify which class.
Sep
16
comment Can you show any examples of a 兼務発令書 in English?
@Kyle reddit.com/r/translator
Sep
11
comment How to negate “べき”? (ie. “should not”)
@Tim that is certainly how the Makino grammar dictionary treats it. I've never personally seen it in use anywhere, though, so I didn't include it. Maybe it should be in there...
Sep
11
comment Differences between 勉強する、習う、学ぶ and 学習する?
I guess this is the other question: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/1732/…
Sep
11
comment How to negate “べき”? (ie. “should not”)
@非回答者 I blindly copied from the original post, my apologies.
Sep
9
comment 'Get on' a road
Related discussion here
Sep
4
comment “トサカに くる” meaning
@非回答者 do you have any other issues with this answer except for (what I assume) the obscurity of the expressions themselves? Does something seem wrong to you?
Sep
4
comment “トサカに くる” meaning
@非回答者 No, this answer is based entirely on stuff I found elsewhere. I'm not making any claims here about how common any of these are.
Sep
4
comment 類 in animal and plant names
Does 爬虫類 fall under the same sort of idea as 哺乳類?
Sep
2
comment に/で and を/から - particle choice in two JLPT N5 sentences
These are two questions! It might be more useful if you split this into two separate questions.
Sep
2
comment What is the exact meaning of “kaizen”?
I made a little addition to point out that this is a little more than a pure translation. It might not be enough to appease the other voters, but feel free to change it if you like!
Aug
30
comment What does じいつにくうだらない mean?
Sure! I edited the question a little bit to make it less of a "translate this" question as those get some negative attention here. Feel free to change it if you don't like my wording.
Aug
30
comment What does じいつにくうだらない mean?
So these words were written this way? If so that is some very important context that will change how many people interpret the question.
Aug
30
comment What does じいつにくうだらない mean?
None of those are words, but it might be something like 実にくだらない
Aug
26
comment Ending an email in Japanese to your sensei?
@Rilakkuma I do see a どうぞ variation listed on this ビジネスマナー site. With regard to 致します, would you say it's best to use that with a professor over します?
Aug
21
comment How were hiragana/katakana influenced by syllabary writing systems?
This might be a good place to start looking: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_language#History