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Jul
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awarded  Critic
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awarded  Teacher
Jun
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answered How do Japanese speakers transition from polite to plain form amongst friends?
May
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comment How much does it matter if I use the wrong 'if'?
Sorry, I don't understand your first point about なら, could you provide an example of using it wrong?
May
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comment Why is another photo referred to as もう一丁?
Because it sounds good, perhaps.
Dec
24
comment What does 八 have to do with [八つ当たり]【やつあたり】?
Similar expressions abound, e.g. 八方ふさがり, 八方美人
Sep
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awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
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comment does anyone know of any o-words or go-words which are absolutely neutral?
Interesting. I hadn't heard of お冷, and according to this page at least, お冷 is more of a word that the waiter uses? Or is it different to お水 somehow?
Jul
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comment R sound vs L sound
@Earthling it sounds close to Spanish/Portugese R, and I think that was why 'r' was chosen. In English, l or d would be a better choice.
May
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awarded  Scholar
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awarded  Supporter
May
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comment Why do song lyrics frequently include rare kanji or kanji where kana would usually be used?
ありがとうございました。ずいぶん勉強になりました! It is very interesting that people need help in order to read lyrics! You answered all of my questions, thank you.
May
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accepted Why do song lyrics frequently include rare kanji or kanji where kana would usually be used?
May
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comment Why do song lyrics frequently include rare kanji or kanji where kana would usually be used?
@Troyen: thanks, I did read that. I think my question is quite different, although the answers may share a lot in common!
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awarded  Student
Apr
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asked Why do song lyrics frequently include rare kanji or kanji where kana would usually be used?