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Aug
25
answered What's the difference between 以後 and 以降
Aug
25
comment “Possession” of time: 時間 or 時?
Programmer spotted @EricDong.
Aug
24
comment What is 「何しに」 in 「YOUは何しに日本へ?」
@dimadesu: No, re-read the answer. It's <verb stem> + に. So it would be 食べに行きます. This is incidental to する (します).
Aug
23
comment What's the equivalent to densha, futsuu, tokkyuu, and kyuukou in the West?
@Tim: See my comment above for why I voted to close. Because it is about a cultural comparison. If the question is edited to focus more on the meanings of the individual types, I'll vote to reopen.
Aug
23
comment When is a door a ドア and when is it a [扉]{とびら}?
I agree with this, but I have no reasoning. It just seems intuitively correct.
Aug
23
comment What's the equivalent to densha, futsuu, tokkyuu, and kyuukou in the West?
@jmac: You forgot the K 特急 on the Keihan line! Also, +1 for Osaka!
Aug
22
comment What's the equivalent to densha, futsuu, tokkyuu, and kyuukou in the West?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a cultural comparison, not directly about any facet of the Japanese language.
Aug
21
answered あくまで compared to あくまでも
Aug
21
comment How do you read simple arithmetic equations in Japanese?
I think となります is also used.
Aug
16
answered What is the difference between 要するに and つまり?
Aug
16
comment Is there any reference material for the origins of kanji on-yomi?
@snailboat: I think I have that book, or one similar. Curious to look at it now.
Aug
16
comment Pronunciation of 天爾遠波 (てにをは)
+1 for comparing it to 伊呂波.
Aug
16
revised The meaning of and difference between ~を中心に and ~をめぐって
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Aug
15
comment Why does the 文語 version of the Bible have so many nonstandard readings?
Man, how can anyone read that? That's crazy!
Aug
15
comment Why does the 文語 version of the Bible have so many nonstandard readings?
Never seen this version of the Bible.
Aug
15
answered what does 何(+counter)+も+volitional mean? e.g. 何機も買おう
Aug
15
comment How do you read simple arithmetic equations in Japanese?
Related: How to say 24 divided by 8 equals 3 and How to use イコール to compare things? How is it different from 同じ?.
Aug
15
reviewed Approve What is the difference between [利用]{りよう}, [活用]{かつよう}, [使用]{しよう} and [用]{もち}いる?
Aug
13
comment Difference between 間 and 間に
I feel like this question (or something very similar) has already been asked before, but I can't find it right now.
Aug
13
comment How can (の)目指すは be grammatical?
Here is the link that @blutorange attempted to post: Why is ha appropriate for te ha ikenai?. Also related: <動詞の辞書形> + がよい ― How is this allowed?