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Mar
4
awarded  Analytical
Mar
4
comment What is the meaning of から here?
How does the 全力 come into play then? Like "Fell as hard as possible" or something?
Mar
4
comment Is there a Japanese phrase equivalent to “crisis of faith”
What about 信念の危機?
Mar
2
revised expressing casual potential for adjectives
added 3 characters in body
Mar
1
comment Combining two い-adjectives without using て
Yes, it usually behaves like one, but not in this case. Actually, I can't really explain this except to say that 直射日光の当たらない is modifying 涼しい所, not 直射日光の当たらない and 涼しい modifying .
Mar
1
comment Combining two い-adjectives without using て
あたらない is not an イ-adjective.
Mar
1
comment expressing casual potential for adjectives
You could also use 〜こと(は・が・も)ある.
Feb
28
comment ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​迷宮 vs 迷路​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Yes about the games. If you Google for The Legend of Zelda, ゼルダの伝説 and either 迷路 or 迷宮, you will see many results for both words.
Feb
27
comment Why are い-adjectives often used as nouns?
It also talks about the noun form of イ-adjectives. I didn't mean it would necessarily help answer your question.
Feb
27
comment 「日本語で、送って」What are the contexts of this usage of “send”?
See lengthy discussion HERE for more information.
Feb
27
comment Why are い-adjectives often used as nouns?
Related: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/2288/78
Feb
26
comment what exactly does the suffix とはいえ mean?
I don't think it's the imperative. I think it's the stem of 言える, making it more along the lines of "You can say...".
Feb
26
comment What separates the different ways to ask a question in Japanese (何, どう, どんな, etc.)?
I tend to think of (こ・そ・あ・ど)んな as contractions of (ど)のような〜... That's because they are.
Feb
25
comment What separates the different ways to ask a question in Japanese (何, どう, どんな, etc.)?
Not really sure what you're asking. What do you mean by "What separates (them)"?
Feb
25
comment What's the difference between お待ちになる and 待たれる?
I agree that お〜になる is more often used when speaking to the person, and (ら)れる is more often used when speaking about the person. At least how I've seen it.
Feb
25
comment What's the difference between お待ちになる and 待たれる?
@BirkanAras: In addition to what snailplane said, 待たれる is also not 可能形. The 可能形 of 待つ is 待てる.
Feb
25
comment What is the difference between the two kanji pairings for 'jellyfish'?
Oh, gotta love how many combinations there are for いとこ!
Feb
23
comment How to express duration of an activity?
@Andry: Yes, it can be used similarly to ~ために. See definition #3 HERE.
Feb
23
answered What words/structures indicate an argument? (e.g. Therefore, as a result, there's strong reason to believe (x) , etc.)
Feb
22
comment How to express duration of an activity?
@Jamal: Look at definition 7 HERE for that usage of .