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Jul
26
answered 心は出血している - what exactly the Japanese idiom for it?
Jul
25
answered Why does 「大雨」mean 「大量に降る雨」?
Jul
24
revised What's the difference between [勝負]{しょうぶ} and [試合]{しあい}
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Jul
24
comment Difference between 〜っぽい, 〜がち, and 〜やすい?
Is 忘れやすい even correct to apply to a person? It seems like it should apply to the thing. 忘れやすい名前, 忘れやすい顔, etc.
Jul
24
awarded  Custodian
Jul
24
revised Making sense of transitive usage of 行く and 来る - 「を行く」 and 「を来る」
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Jul
24
reviewed Looks OK What are these suggestions in hiragana typing?
Jul
23
comment Are there differences between 自動車{じどうしゃ} and 車?
@blutorange: Comments are not for answers.
Jul
23
answered What does '今よ' mean?
Jul
23
revised How is 「ように」 different to just 「よう」?
This sentence does not follow the pattern of the question in any way.
Jul
22
comment Can ことはない be used to express something other than 'you don't have to'?
The key is that when the preceding verb is in the 〜た form, it takes on the meaning of "have (not) done" (depending on if it's ことはある or ことはない).
Jul
22
revised Is 「でいい」 the same as 「でもいい」?
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Jul
22
comment Particle for “in the water”
@Billy: Actually the is required by のぼる in this case, not the ゆく(ゆけ).
Jul
22
awarded  Custodian
Jul
20
comment What's the difference between 済む, 終わる, 出来る and 上がる
May have been downvoted as a possible duplicate of japanese.stackexchange.com/q/5039/78
Jul
19
comment What are the various uses of あまり?
Welcome to JL&U. This question is really vague, so please refine it to something more specific. For example, you might explain why it is confusing to you, and how you have tried to use it.
Jul
19
comment Pronunciation of 天爾遠波 (てにをは)
Source? 難波 (the old name for Osaka) is pronounced なにわ, so there's at least one one instance where is not pronounced 'ハ'.
Jul
18
comment Pronunciation of 天爾遠波 (てにをは)
Clickable link from above comment: tt.rim.or.jp/~rudyard/hirago013.html
Jul
18
revised What's the difference between [勝負]{しょうぶ} and [試合]{しあい}
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Jul
18
comment What's the difference between [勝負]{しょうぶ} and [試合]{しあい}
@blutorange: You mean to say that 試合 can be used with chess? Your link is broken.