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bio website kanjibox.net
location Kyoto
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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
2
revised What is the subject of this sentence?
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Jul
2
revised What's the difference between the に祈る【いのる】 and を祈る【いのる】 forms?
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Jul
1
revised How should I choose between [知]{し}る and わかる?
kanji in title
Jul
1
revised 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!?
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Jul
1
revised How are 化け物, 妖怪, 幽霊, etc. related to each other?
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Jul
1
revised 低い鼻 vs 短い鼻 and 高い鼻 vs 長い鼻 ?
edited tags
Jul
1
revised 低い鼻 vs 短い鼻 and 高い鼻 vs 長い鼻 ?
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Jun
30
revised What does やい mean?
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Jun
30
revised What does やい mean?
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Jun
30
revised Trouble understanding this apology: 我々が…謝罪
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Jun
30
revised is it true to say that 亡くなる is a polite form of しぬ?
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Jun
30
revised is it true to say that 亡くなる is a polite form of しぬ?
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Jun
30
revised Why is 「昨夜」 pronounced as 「ゆうべ」 {yuube} and 「今日」 as 「きょう」 {kyou}?
changed 当て字 to 義訓
Jun
30
revised Why is 空【くう】, and not 無【む】, used to define “void”, “emptiness” in a buddhist context? What are their nuances?
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Jun
30
revised Why is 空【くう】, and not 無【む】, used to define “void”, “emptiness” in a buddhist context? What are their nuances?
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Jun
30
revised Why use the kanji compound 惑星 for ほし?
altered title for clarity
Jun
30
revised Why is it お[腹]{なか}が[空]{す}いた but [腹]{はら}[減]{へ}った?
Added kanji to the title...
Jun
29
revised When is a person referred to with 様 in the mass media and what does it signify?
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Jun
29
revised What are the meanings of ~とも [tomo] and ~かしら [kashira]?
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Jun
29
revised how do we tell if ばかり means “about” or “only” ?
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