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Native English speaker, beginner in Japanese.

Interested in Japanese grammar & etymology.


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revised How to parse ~なくたって?
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1d
revised How to parse ~なくたって?
added 1686 characters in body
Nov
14
revised Translation to Japanese: “The test will determine which university I will go to.”
More minor improvements.
Nov
13
revised difference between 妥協{だきょう}and 歩{あゆ}み寄{よ}り (compromise)
Improve grammar, formatting.
Nov
12
revised Comparing ということだ and そうだ
Improve grammar, formatting.
Nov
11
revised Is 行く stative, continous or instantaneous?
added 35 characters in body
Nov
1
revised What are valid responses to the expressions 「はじめまして」 and 「よろしくおねがいします」 used in introductions?
Minor grammar fix.
Oct
30
revised What does ~とか mean when it doesn't indicate an example?
added 302 characters in body
Oct
23
revised Specialized banking/credit card vocabulary
Improve formatting, tighten title, minor register and stylistic changes
Oct
21
revised What “non-standard” katakana are commonly used?
Reword to not be a question looking for a resource, and try to narrow the scope a little
Oct
21
revised What is the meaning of 座っておいで?
Fix typos
Oct
16
revised In general, do Japanese people communicate formally or informally when conversing on a forum/commenting/chat?
added 78 characters in body
Oct
16
revised In general, do Japanese people communicate formally or informally when conversing on a forum/commenting/chat?
added 46 characters in body
Oct
13
revised Are verbs transformed into the ず-form used like adverbs?
I don't think that judgement was correct anymore.
Oct
12
revised What is the etymology of the て-form?
Improve formatting.
Oct
12
revised What is the difference between -さ and -み suffixes to make a noun out of an adjective?
Improved formatting.
Oct
12
revised Sentence structure: “I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)”
added 978 characters in body
Oct
12
revised Sentence structure: “I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)”
edited body
Oct
12
revised Sentence structure: “I can accomplish (a) by doing (b)”
Improved formatting.
Oct
12
revised ないで vs なくて: combining phrases with negative verbs
Improve formatting.