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comment Difference between verb ~ている + (瞬間・とき)
@Johji If you're asking about the time-based relation, it's not clear without a complete sentence. As is, I think it would be more clearly temporally related if it were うえで, because I took those examples to mean "in addition to; on top of...".
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comment Is くろじん a word?
@AndrewGrimm Interesting, I wonder which meaning she meant. Gogen has some uncited theories. One uses しろひと and くろひと in an analogous way that reminded me of martial art belt rankings. Here though 黒 would be the root...
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comment 外回り, 内回り instead of 時計回り, 反時計回り
@sawa looking on a map it's not even a ring. What do you think about the criticisms on the wiki's? I have a feeling you've formed an opinion at this point.
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comment 外回り, 内回り instead of 時計回り, 反時計回り
@sawa I was thinking if someone gave you directions and told you to take the 反時計周り, you would have no idea which one that was unless a train was in motion. If they said take the 内回り, you'd know to ride the the track on the inside of the bend. Of course, the station would have to have a bend or at least you would need to be able to see how the track bends into or out of the station.
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answered 外回り, 内回り instead of 時計回り, 反時計回り
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comment 外回り, 内回り instead of 時計回り, 反時計回り
@Chris that makes sense. The logic here seems to be the traffic on the inside will always go clockwise (because we drive on the right), so it's easy to understand. But that logic doesn't work for Japan. Edit, actually it does make sense. I incorrectly guessed which way the Yamanote line ran.