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comment How to say “let's start using our first names when we talk?”
It the situation requires "下のお名前で呼ばせていただいてもいいでしょうか。/よろしいでしょうか。" level of politeness, then you probably needn't ask the question as it won't be approrpiate
Jul
31
comment Difference between 目覚める and 起きる
Don't forget to add 起床 to your list. (meaning to get up and out of bed.
Apr
4
comment Is there a kanji for しか?
@hippietrail Please excuse my ignorance but where can I see those requests in English Wikitonary?
Mar
13
comment Do people write ありがとう in katakana?
If you are going to give a down vote, at least give a reason please.
Mar
13
comment What does やっちまえ mean?
Thank! What you have provided above is perfect!
Nov
14
comment inter- and intra- prefix
dainichi > I actually did do a fair amount of looking stuff up but found nothing consistent. Even if it were the case that I didn't do research, why would that mean that this should be labeled as "off topic". It's certainly not off-topic
Nov
14
comment inter- and intra- prefix
oldergod > 外 means outside, not inter-, 内 means inside not intra-
Nov
14
comment How would one convey “get over it” in Japanese?
dainichi > If there is a grammar mistake in the examples. Please edit to make it correct.
Nov
13
comment How to say “running total”?
累積合計 : perfect. Thanks!!
Nov
13
comment How to say “running total”?
Snailpane > Thanks for the link but I had looked it up there but 現在時点までの合計額 doesn't look good as a table heading.
Nov
8
comment What is the correct kanji for the verb to sweat 汗をかく
Thanks for that. (my IME didn't have sweat come up under this character which is why I asked.)
Oct
29
comment Pronunciation of ううん
Link: http://japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/8263/difference-between-うーん-and-ううん‌​
Oct
29
comment Pronunciation of ううん
Just as a note, I generally see it written as うーん
Oct
26
comment IT system renewal: Can I say 更新 for “renewal”?
Excellent point!!
Oct
26
comment Rust: 錆 vs 銹 vs 鏽 vs 鏥
Any reason for the downvote?
Oct
26
comment Does Japanese have morphemes that span two kanji?
ssb: You must living in Osaka, like I did, 百舌 (more specifically 中百舌鳥) was my first too!
Oct
26
comment How to say “To familiarise onself with”
ssb: It could easily just be personal preference. I know a few of the Japanese employees at my previous company would regularly say [information etc]を共有してください
Oct
25
comment How to say “To familiarise onself with”
I have to disagree with your opinion about 共有. I see it used all the time in business in terms of share information. e.g. 情報を共有する
Oct
25
comment How to say “To familiarise onself with”
Thanks for the response. It makes sense. (Though in this case I have an agenda for the meeting so I know the topics but its about a project I am not familiar with so I was asking for information about the project, question edited)
Oct
25
comment Do people use まい?
Good point about the ambiguousness of "everyday writing", question edited.