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Dec
29
revised What does はくださらない mean?
Making English more readable
Dec
29
revised Ups and downs: かみ・しも vs うえ・した
added 1 characters in body; added 39 characters in body
Dec
27
comment What is the function of と in とある?
Example sentence?
Dec
23
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Difference between -ていく and -てくる
Dec
21
comment Does 寒気がする really mean “have a chill” or is it just cold?
What would you say to convey having non-illness chills? I am a 寒がり, so there are some winter mornings where I'm not sick and I just cannot get warm. I've used 悪寒 before (今朝はずっと悪寒!), but from what you said, this wasn't correct because I wasn't sick.
Dec
21
comment Does 寒気がする really mean “have a chill” or is it just cold?
Does 寒気(さむけ) overlap with 悪寒 then? Although I don't think 悪寒 implies having a fever/cold, does it?
Dec
21
comment Does 寒気がする really mean “have a chill” or is it just cold?
So "have a chill" = "spine-tingling" in that sense. I wonder how many dictionaries have that as part of the definition.
Dec
21
revised Difference between 〜といい〜といい & 〜といわず〜といわず
Using a somewhat-more-common (?) notation.
Dec
21
comment Difference between 〜といい〜といい & 〜といわず〜といわず
Upvoting and starring this question. I remember I had a hell of a time trying to figure this out when I studied it. It's been a while, so I'll have to look at it again before (if) I can give an answer. Also, why do all the good questions get asked when I have no time to answer them?
Dec
19
comment X is near or next to Y. Is my understanding of this correct?
@dotnetN00b: I've never heard that usage for となり. I think you're either mistaken on it, or it's some slang I'm not familiar with. Here's a reference to what I thought you were talking about.
Dec
19
comment X is near or next to Y. Is my understanding of this correct?
となり (隣) means "next to". It is not と+なり, which, based on your question, seems like what you were thinking.
Dec
18
answered What are the differences between「目的」and 「目標」?
Dec
18
comment I don't understand the meaning of the 2 sentences. Can somebody help me?
@yadokari: I know what it means, but I thought it was more of an objective description, like "mentally insane". I never knew it was derogatory.
Dec
18
comment Double subject construction?
It's limited. There should be a help button when editing that shows what you can use.
Dec
18
comment Double subject construction?
I edited it. You have to use HTML tags to format kana. It shows fine while you're editing, but it doesn't work correctly for some reason.
Dec
18
revised Double subject construction?
HTML bolding
Dec
13
comment How do you write the sound “wu”?
OK, but what about the name "Swoozie" like I asked, where the sound is in the middle of the word? Following that rule, it would be スージー, which sounds more like the female name "Suzie". It doesn't give the "push" of the 'w'. Maybe スゥージー?
Dec
13
comment How do you write the sound “wu”?
Uhh, downvote hatred?
Dec
13
asked How do you write the sound “wu”?
Dec
12
comment I don't understand the meaning of the 2 sentences. Can somebody help me?
@Chocolate: What is 気違い considered derogatory?