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Japanese language self-learner. Fluent in English and to a lesser extent Chinese.


Dec
24
reviewed Satisfactory The use of でも and ででも in this sentence
Dec
24
reviewed Satisfactory What does 忘れたい人 mean?
Dec
24
reviewed Close Difference between が and は
Dec
13
comment ~にしては vs. ~としては
Your answer contradicts with pg 502 of DBJG. In the notes they write that Xにしては presupposes "is X". And Xとしては says may or may not be X.
Dec
13
comment “It's sweet, for sake”
Related: ~にしては vs. ~としては
Nov
24
comment What does “mononoke” mean?
Maybe OP meant to ask about positive/negative connotations?
Nov
23
comment 「を大好き」と「が大好き」の違いは何ですか?
possible duplicate of を vs が with use against 好き?
Nov
4
comment How to say after (verb) (ex. after eating, after running) in Japanese?
If I may recommend a reading, Chapter 12 of Kuno's The Structure of the Japanese Language deals with "after" clauses pretty well.
Oct
31
awarded  Nice Question
Oct
29
reviewed Leave Open しょう vs. しょ which is more often found in common words?
Oct
24
comment “I would stop missing you the moment we meet again”
@dainichi I offer this and this to explain that particular use of would. It's used to express tentativeness. I guess it works as a kind of a hedge.
Oct
21
reviewed No Action Needed Trouble parsing sentence with 合わず
Oct
13
comment Where to find a list of all syllables
Visit our resource page on meta.
Oct
12
reviewed Reject suggested edit on How to appropriately display the day of the month by itself? Is 日‪ required, optional, or undesirable?
Oct
12
comment What is the current usage of Siddham (梵字)?
Why is it on-topic?
Oct
10
comment どこでも vs. どこにでも vs. どこも
I think Derek Schaab's answer offers some help.
Oct
10
comment Native speakers (basically) don't study radicals. So, how could they be useful for learning kanji?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a learning method, and the involvement of Japanese language is incidental.
Oct
10
reviewed Leave Closed What do the question marks on these gas station signs mean?
Oct
10
comment a few words have an honorific 「お」or「ご」 as a necessary prefix, right?
possible duplicate of does anyone know of any o-words or go-words which are absolutely neutral?
Oct
10
revised に particle and passive form… multiple meanings?
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