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Nov
25
comment What is the meaning of りゃ in this phrase?
@TokyoNagoya I see the difference. But how do I know the meaning of なんて, as "What/How" as used in a question as above, or "What" used like 「なんて厄介なんだ!」 "What a headache!" (example from space ALC), where the meaning is more like "such" and not asking a question. (Maybe this should be a new question...)
Oct
10
comment 浴びる-Transitivity
Please share some example Japanese phrases where you think the verb usage is incorrect?
Oct
10
comment わからない vs わかね, My Boss My Hero
Could you write the whole phrase as an example?
Oct
10
comment 浴びる vs 浴びりゃ-Hikawa Kiyoshi
Also lyrics here a bit easier to search or browse - evesta.jp/lyric/artists/a1528/lyrics/l42102.html Your question may be related to: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/12524/3169
Oct
8
comment Which is the proper way to say “I don't X”?
I found a couple of articles that talk about stressing the contrastive marker は. I've heard it this way but I can't say if that's the same as raised pitch, as I am not a native speaker. jlptbootcamp.com/2012/02/japanese-particles-the-contrastive-wa phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/reiko/Proceedings-WAFL5.pdf
Oct
7
comment What does おやすみちゃー mean?
Could you share with us a link to this twitter post?
Sep
2
awarded  Critic
Aug
27
comment What's the difference between 何【なん】 and 幾【いく】 when referring to amounts?
And how about 幾何 【いくばく】?
Aug
22
answered What's the equivalent to densha, futsuu, tokkyuu, and kyuukou in the West?
Aug
13
accepted What is the meaning of りゃ in this phrase?
Aug
11
asked What is the meaning of りゃ in this phrase?
Jul
30
comment Is there a background to the phrase 「熊出来てる」?
@syockit It was based on what I heard, くま. I should have checked further to get the correct meaning.
Jul
28
comment Is there a background to the phrase 「熊出来てる」?
@snailboat I see. I was thinking there was some hidden meaning. But it was only my bad translation...
Jul
27
revised 心は出血している - what exactly the Japanese idiom for it?
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Jul
27
asked Is there a background to the phrase 「熊出来てる」?
Jul
27
awarded  Teacher
Jul
27
answered 心は出血している - what exactly the Japanese idiom for it?
Jul
13
accepted What is the meaning and grammatical construction of 人って?
Jul
10
asked What is the meaning and grammatical construction of 人って?
Jul
4
comment What is 坊 in 朝寝坊する?
寂しん坊 - maybe referred to lonely guys (or monks) originally?