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bio website kanjibox.net
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seen Oct 21 at 2:24

Many years of living in Japan, none with formal Japanese-language classroom studying, mean I have:

  1. horrible grammar
  2. decent conversational level
  3. pretty good Sprachgefühl...

Gauge my contributions accordingly.


Jul
31
asked Combining に/で particles with 等【など】(or other “etc.” stand-ins)
Jul
26
answered Is there an online list of frequently used words in the news?
Jul
26
answered What does 男前 mean when used to describe a woman?
Jul
12
answered Why is it that the っけ suffix can only be attached to a question-sentence
Jul
12
answered Is the only time 得る read as うる when it's a suffix?
Jul
4
answered How do you ask for “the bill” at a restaurant?
Jul
4
answered Do Japanese writers use underline for emphasis?
Jul
4
asked How to say “What's it to you?” in Japanese?
Jul
3
answered What to say when leaving the table before everybody else?
Jul
1
asked Phoenix: 不死鳥【ふしちょう】, 鳳凰【ほうおう】, 鳳/鵬【おおとり】, フェニックス… How many lives does this bird have!?
Jun
30
answered Trouble understanding this apology: 我々が…謝罪
Jun
30
answered is it true to say that 亡くなる is a polite form of しぬ?
Jun
30
asked Why is 空【くう】, and not 無【む】, used to define “void”, “emptiness” in a buddhist context? What are their nuances?
Jun
29
answered Why is it お[腹]{なか}が[空]{す}いた but [腹]{はら}[減]{へ}った?
Jun
29
answered When is a person referred to with 様 in the mass media and what does it signify?
Jun
29
answered What is the meaning and usage of ネタ?
Jun
28
answered how do we tell if ばかり means “about” or “only” ?
Jun
27
answered The reason for using 何も+negative, but 何でも+positive
Jun
27
answered Are there cases when two or more particles will occur next to each other without intervening lexical words?
Jun
27
asked How to say: “I am returning your call”