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Dec
9
revised Grammatical purpose of changing 〜る to 〜な, and expressing “even”
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Dec
9
comment Japanese Buts: でも, しかし, ただ, ただし, ところが, が, けど, けれど, けれども
Well, I was thinking of それにしても and (それ)にもかかわらず. Add them or not; it's up to you. Just trying to give more ideas to increase your "arsenal".
Dec
8
revised Is there a way to find words for less popular readings of kanji?
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Dec
8
comment Japanese Buts: でも, しかし, ただ, ただし, ところが, が, けど, けれど, けれども
If you can add to the list, please do so. Are you considering although as well as but (like ~のに, etc.) since they have similar meanings?
Dec
7
comment formality issues regarding the 「調子はどうだい?」 greeting
「調子はどうだい」 sounds like an 親父 greeting to me.
Dec
6
comment Expressing scientific notation and units in speech
Can you rewrite the second one the way the OP posted it? It's fine if you know kg・m^2・s^-2 is a Joule, but I'd like to see how it's pronounced with the actual wording they used.
Dec
4
comment “火の玉” = “falling star”?
Is this something conceptually different than 不知火【≪しらぬい≫】 (even though those appear on the ocean, correct?)?
Dec
4
comment What should I expect to see in JLPT 5?
Although there are other topics about/flagged JLPT, this seems off-topic since it's about the test's format, not about something specifically related to the language.
Dec
3
awarded  Nice Question
Nov
30
revised complex sentence ending in a noun breakdown
Putting an attempt at converting to romaji adds nothing to this question.
Nov
24
comment How do the pronunciation of Japanese characters and words differ
None of these two sounds have exact equivalents in English. Disagree.
Nov
23
revised what's included in 迷信?
Interspersing brackets to make the word have furigana and be a link.
Nov
23
comment 詰まらないとは詰まるから作りました?
@TokyoNagoya: I understand that explanation (and because the dictionary had it that way), but I initially wanted to use 派生された. Why wouldn't that form work?
Nov
22
comment 詰まらないとは詰まるから作りました?
The とは in your question is fine. The 作りました is what I question. I don't know that if it's wrong or not, but I'd say something more like 詰まらないとは「詰まる」から派生していますか?
Nov
22
comment ending sentences with ように
could you use this in every day conversation? As mentioned, it's not at all uncommon to hear from actual people, but I don't know that it would come up in real conversations very much unless you're specifically wishing something to the person. テストうまくいきますように = May you do well on your test / may your test go well. But you're more likely to just hear something like テストがんばってね!
Nov
22
comment ending sentences with ように
Related: How does this ように work?
Nov
22
comment ending sentences with ように
花子って相手ですか? (^_^)
Nov
22
comment Difference between 軟らかい and 柔らかい
Related: How did やわらかい gain its い?
Nov
22
comment Potential form for godan verb: register's/dialectical differences?
Plenty of people don't know their own language, including this person (clearly).
Nov
21
comment 「なん」as a formal, spoken, suffix for questions?
No, you can add なん to the question なんですか as you did with the other question words. 何なんですか = 何なのですか.