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Oct
30
comment Can the よう ending signify an imperative?
It also implies that the speaker will eat as well though.
Oct
30
comment Can the よう ending signify an imperative?
Sure. But it's, well, less than polite about it.
Oct
29
comment Etymology of 土産 {みやげ}
Or it could come from 「視る」, "to assess".
Oct
26
comment How does 話{はなし}が噛{か}み合{あ}わない work?
I find Rikaichan (or Rikaikun) invaluable for this.
Oct
18
comment Are there many words that have the same pronunciation ambiguity as Nihon/Nippon?
It's not "ambiguity in pronunciation", it's "multiplicity in pronunciation".
Oct
18
comment Are there many words that have the same pronunciation ambiguity as Nihon/Nippon?
「十分」 (「じゅっぷん」 and 「じゅうぶん」)
Oct
12
comment のか - Particle “lamenting reflections on the preceding statement”. What?
You turn the verb into a noun, then ponder it. "To be or not to be, that is the question."
Oct
12
comment のか - Particle “lamenting reflections on the preceding statement”. What?
There are at least 5 の particles.
Oct
12
comment のか - Particle “lamenting reflections on the preceding statement”. What?
I prefer to think of it as gerund-の and question-か.
Oct
7
comment How to type こんにちは (not こんにちわ) with windows Japanese keyboard
Yes, although there possibly may be variants for 「ん」 and 「ち」 ("n'" and "ti" respectively). You won't really have to worry about those though.
Sep
30
comment Help with adverbs with とする and としている
Sure, but instead of modifying 「している」 by <noun>+を, you're modifying it by an adverb.
Sep
30
comment Help with adverbs with とする and としている
You can't, which is why you can't translate literally. "vivid facial expression"
Sep
28
comment Are there any risks in self-learning the kana?
Any decent guide will cover point 1 the first time you run across it (and yes, that means that I am declaring some kana guides indecent!), and the good ones illustrate both mincho and gothic forms.
Sep
21
comment An i-adjective immediately before 「ください」?
How do you give someone a warm or a gentle?
Sep
20
comment Difference of 「なんとかなる」 vs. 「だいじょうぶ」
You can be able to manage even if you're not okay right now...
Sep
9
comment Are the usage of 上 and 下 as labels only limited to items that come in pairs of two?
Tell that to Douglas Adams...
Sep
2
comment Does [V-stem]に行く works for verbs whose stems are not stand-alone words by themselves?
Related question: japanese.stackexchange.com/questions/2513/…
Aug
31
comment Does [V-stem]に行く works for verbs whose stems are not stand-alone words by themselves?
Or to put it in technical terms, all verbs have a 連用形 form, even if that form is not a word on its own.
Aug
26
comment Wait… えらい means also means “terrible”?
This is hardly limited to Japanese, viz. "terrific" and "awesome".
Aug
26
comment In what situation can I use ~かい (for interrogative question)?
You could, but 「かい」 would be something like 「解」 instead in that case. 「何」 requires an open-ended answer, so using 「かい」 as the question particle would be inappropriate.