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Native English speaker, beginner in Japanese.

Interested in Japanese grammar & etymology.


Oct
16
revised In general, do Japanese people communicate formally or informally when conversing on a forum/commenting/chat?
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Oct
16
answered In general, do Japanese people communicate formally or informally when conversing on a forum/commenting/chat?
Oct
13
revised Are verbs transformed into the ず-form used like adverbs?
I don't think that judgement was correct anymore.
Oct
13
comment Are verbs transformed into the ず-form used like adverbs?
This seems incorrect or misleading to me. 〜ず functions adverbially just fine. お礼も言わず食べた is just fine, with the same meaning as お礼も言わずに食べた. 〜ずに forces the adverbial meaning, but both have it.
Oct
12
revised What is the etymology of the て-form?
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Oct
12
answered What is the etymology of the て-form?
Oct
12
revised What is the difference between -さ and -み suffixes to make a noun out of an adjective?
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Oct
12
revised Sentence structure: “I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)”
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Oct
12
revised Sentence structure: “I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)”
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Oct
12
answered Sentence structure: “I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)”
Oct
12
revised Sentence structure: “I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)”
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Oct
12
revised ないで vs なくて: combining phrases with negative verbs
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Oct
12
revised Are there more irregular verbs like 行く?
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Oct
12
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Oct
12
revised Are there more irregular verbs like 行く?
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Oct
12
revised Are there more irregular verbs like 行く?
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Oct
12
revised ないで vs なくて: combining phrases with negative verbs
While we're changing minor things...
Oct
12
revised Is ないで a te-form?
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Oct
12
revised Is ないで a te-form?
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Oct
12
revised Is ないで a te-form?
Completely rewrite this awful answer