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Jun
4
comment If 結婚 is written as 結{けっ}婚{こん} rather than 結{け}っ婚{こん}, why do we write 持{も}って rather than 持{もっ}て?
I hope you get an answer to this question. It's an interesting one.
Jun
4
comment what's difference between による and によって?
Why did this get downvoted? Is this troll downvoting?
May
29
comment What does mou もう mean with non-past verb?
@Unknown Could you elaborate on that in english?
May
29
comment Why does ようになる become ようになりました (past tense)?
That's how I read it.
May
22
comment Why these words, 「お読み」 and 「お使い」 do not use te-form in this sentence?
I'm curious as to why this answer was downvoted. If it's wrong, incorrect somewhere, or poorly written, then please explain why. In the meanwhile, I'll upvote.
Mar
24
comment Is there a difference between きらい and がすきではありません?
I would say it's a difference of degree. It's the same difference as saying, I don't like fish. and I hate fish. respectively.
Mar
24
comment Why do the Japanese use loanwords for words that have functional equivalents?
Interesting question, but please provide examples.
May
12
comment How to say “To start liking something”
Interesting that literally that means: entered in caring.
May
8
comment How do you say “I worked for [X company].”?
Is there a difference between using で働いた or に働いた? Any nuances? And you could use で勤つとめる or would that be strange sounding?
May
6
comment How would one emulate capitalized letters in Japanese?
I don't think any of the obvious choices, using カタカナ. I've been under the impression that カタカナ can be an equivalent of capital letters in english. Was that never the case?
May
6
comment How do I say “without (noun)” using なしに or なしで?
Please provide some example sentences using the two words in question.
May
5
comment How to say “What's it to you?” in Japanese?
@virmaior - I was trying to denote that it could be left out of the sentence.
Apr
30
comment なんどもあります OR たくさんあります?
@Earthliŋ - 「ダジャレ」はなんですか?
Apr
29
comment なんどもあります OR たくさんあります?
Out of curiosity, is my question not answerable? Or something?
Apr
29
comment なんどもあります OR たくさんあります?
@Chocolate さん、ごめんなさい。ども、ありがとうございます。
Apr
29
comment なんどもあります OR たくさんあります?
@virmaior - it was a spelling mistake. it was supposed to be たくさんあります. but now i'm interested in knowing how たくさんなあります is a grammar mistake though.
Apr
29
comment なんどもあります OR たくさんあります?
@Szymon - yes, you're right. one does not drink tempura. smh, at myself.
Feb
10
comment How to analyze それが元で?
Is this part of a conversation? If so could you post the conversation in its entirety?
Jan
31
comment What is the proper word for self-study?
Is there a difference between 独学 and 自学?
Jan
31
comment What is the proper word for self-study?
@dainichi Is there a difference between 独学 and 自学?