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Apr
29
comment What is the verb ending of われん mean?
I'm confused on the されば. Which verb is that? I was initially thinking it meant, "Pray and believe. If you die (去れば), you won't be saved." So what is this されば?
Apr
29
comment Difference between 見忘れる and 忘れる
@chocolate: それを回答にしたらね。
Apr
29
comment What's the correct transliteration of ~“yao mae”?
Are you sure it's even a Japanese martial art?
Apr
28
comment How to say 'I had never been before'
Why is this answer downvoted?
Apr
25
comment Saying someone “looked cool”?
Are you set on the word かっこいい? There are other words that might help depending on the person and your relationship to them?
Apr
21
comment How to say “as I am doing…”?
Related: Proportion and Rate.
Apr
17
comment によって and passive question
When the subject of the action is an inanimate object (i.e., it would ある instead of いる), then you add よって. This puts to focus on the agent of the action. Textbook example: 「モナ・リザ」はダビンチによって描かれた。→ The Mona Lisa was painted by DaVinci.
Apr
11
comment 思う pronunciation
Related: Questions about 背負う.
Apr
8
comment Please help me understand [予習]{よ・しゅう}
@snailboat: No, I was putting two readings: 「 ふく・しゅう」 and the 熟字訓 「さらい」.
Apr
6
comment De wa or dewa, noob question
Missed opportunity for 庭には二羽の鶏がいる. .: womp womp :.
Apr
5
comment Two Kanji Radicals for “River”?
There is a second kanji for river. It is 河.
Apr
4
comment What is the correct “healthy” adjective for healthy foods?
Just to note that what you're looking for is akin to "healthy" vs. "healthful" in English, and a large percentage of English speakers incorrectly use the former when they really mean the latter. AND IT DRIVES ME NUTS!!!
Apr
1
comment How to say “speakers” as in electronic speakers?
FWIW, I don't necessarily think this is a translation question.
Mar
31
comment Why is this katakana not reversed?
@AndrewGrimm: Please slap yourself too.
Mar
29
comment Why is this katakana not reversed?
@EiríkrÚtlendi: Please slap yourself. :D
Mar
28
comment What does yoroshiku (gozaimasu) mean?
What does ございます have to do with this question?
Mar
24
comment Comparison of 4 different ways to ask something
英語では「sea」じゃなくて、「beach」といわれています。"Should we go to the beach?" とか。
Mar
22
comment What does トラックなど12台の車 mean?
台 is the counter used for vehicles and other "machines". So 12台の車 is simply "12 vehicles".
Mar
22
comment IPA transcription of kana づ please
ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%81%A5
Mar
19
comment What does [雲行]{くもゆ}き mean?
四字熟語の「[行雲流水]{こう・うん・りゅう・すい}」と関係ある?