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May
17
comment What are the rules determining the use of the dash in katakana?
@Amadan: The difference in pronunciation between e-i and ē is so small it's almost negligible. Besides, けいたい, is pronounced ke-i-tai, not kē-tai, and the OP's point was that it was using the dash (長音符) instead of an .
May
17
comment Ancient practise of sneaking into women's bedrooms…?
This question is walking a fine line between on- and off-topic. I would reword it to focus on the etymology of , etc., rather than asking about historical practices. Otherwise, it may be closed (as it currently has 1 vote).
May
17
comment What are the rules determining the use of the dash in katakana?
But "Spain" is a foreign word and is written as スペイン, not スペーン.
May
17
comment Different versions of より?
[[ Are these translations correct? ]] - They sound right to me.
May
16
awarded  Nice Question
May
15
answered Which readings would you use to pronounce people's names?
May
14
comment 擦れ違う usage and etymology?
If you have a Nintendo 3DS, the "Street Pass" mode is called すれ違い通信. ref: English and Japanese
May
14
comment Difference between 十分 and 十二分
Note that "enough"/"sufficient" can also be written as 充分 (which is also read じゅうぶん). I always use this one to avoid confusion.
May
14
comment How to say “quarter to” or “quarter past” some hour?
Are you trying to say 2:45 and 3:15, or specifically the word "quarter"?
May
14
comment Stative verbs: ~ている vs ~てある vs ~(ら)れる
@TsuyoshiIto: You should put that last comment as an answer (and maybe expand on it a little).
May
14
asked Rare/Obsolete verb forms
May
14
asked Stative verbs: ~ている vs ~てある vs ~(ら)れる
May
13
comment Thank you for X: ~をありがとうございます
@Chocolate: Isn't ありがとうございます just a "keigo" adjective as we talked about here? japanese.stackexchange.com/q/765/78
May
13
revised Thank you for X: ~をありがとうございます
edited title
May
13
asked Come to ~: ~てくる vs. ~ようになる
May
13
asked Thank you for X: ~をありがとうございます
May
13
answered difference between やかましい and そうぞうしい
May
10
answered から ending a sentence
May
9
comment What does 遅れに遅れて mean?
Probably, unless 遅れに遅れて has some idiomatic meaning or something else applicable that the other post doesn't address.
May
9
comment What does 遅れに遅れて mean?
Ref: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/1856/78