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Oct
8
comment How do you say “which one of you”?
I'm trying to put emphasis on the "among you" part.
Oct
5
comment Why does きいろ mean yellow rather than green?
Basically, because many words in Japanese have the same sound and the き meaning "tree" is different from the き meaning "yellow".
Jan
30
comment Where does “もしもし” (moshimoshi) for answering the telephone come from?
^ Kind of like somebody saying "Hello?" or "Earth to ****?" to someone in English.
Jan
29
comment Where does です come from?
Hmm, according to Wikipedia, the copula だ is itself a contraction of である.
Jan
29
comment Why does 丈夫 and 大丈夫 mean what they mean?
In modern Chinese, "大丈夫" means "big husband".
Dec
21
comment How do you use counters past 10?
It's similar to Chinese in this regard, which is how I learned it.