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comment What is the meaning of 「あれほど」?
Isn't it あれほど?
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comment What is the etymology of イギリス?
I'm afraid you have not. You've only read an example. imgur.com/m3862KO And this is the loanword manual of the dictionary. It says 「外来語については、日本に直接伝来したと考えられる原語を【 】内に掲げ、その言語名を付記した。」.
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comment What is the etymology of イギリス?
You should read a bolded headword. It clearly says "イギリス【(ポルトガル)Inglêz】".
1d
comment What is the etymology of イギリス?
It is considered that the word "イギリス" came from the Portuguese word "Inglez", not Dutch. dictionary.goo.ne.jp/leaf/jn2/10524/m0u
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comment Old japanese translation
I guess the last one is 花押 (kao), but I'm not certain.
Mar
17
comment What does it mean to describe a joke as “ジェネギャ”?
ジェネギャ is probably an abbreviation for ジェネレーション・ギャップ (genearation gap).
Mar
14
comment Is this a 仮定形 (kateikei) form, and how to analyse it?
Other related posts: japanese.stackexchange.com/…
Mar
14
comment What does “ 万寿一 ” and “ つうさん ” mean?
I can't say for sure, but 万寿一 seems a given name ますいち.
Mar
12
comment Significance of と in ~からといって
In addition to l'électeur's answer, their structures are different. The former is [noun]+から, the latter is [clause(which has a predicate)]+から.
Mar
8
comment Why is ホワイト spelled as it is?
Just for your information, Soseki used ホワイト in this article, which is written in 1911. He had studied abroad in Great Britain from 1900 to 1903. Kafuu also used ホワイト in this article in 1916.
Mar
7
comment How to translate ギアを収納
ギア in this sentence means ランディングギア en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_gear .
Feb
2
comment Meaning of “gkbrです”
ガクガク denotes wobbling knees, ブルブル denotes a trembling body.
Jan
17
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Jan
17
answered What are the major prescriptive style guides for Japanese prose?
Jan
4
comment Difference between 英才【えいさい】 and 天才【てんさい】 (genius)
多分「俊秀」の変換ミスじゃないかと
Dec
31
comment What does the “だった” in “だったっけ” mean?
@choko おひさしブリーフ(古い
Dec
29
answered Can I get a grammatical breakdown of “通りゃんせ”?
Dec
29
comment Can I get a grammatical breakdown of “通りゃんせ”?
「通る」の連用形+「やんす」の命令形だと思います。 kotobank.jp/word/%E3%82%84%E3%82%93%E3%81%99-650011
Dec
25
comment What does the “だった” in “だったっけ” mean?
1限 and 1コマ are different. 1限 is the 1st period of the day, usually 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.(depending on the uni, though). 1コマ is 1 period, quantity of periods.
Dec
4
comment How to say “to mutilate” in Japanese
The short tail of Japanese cats is a genetic trait. They aren't mutilated.