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14h
comment Handwriting liberties
Not really.....
16h
comment Handwriting liberties
What the heck kind of pedo-fantasy is this talking about?
21h
comment Clarification on a Translation
+1 for katakana particles and okurigana.
Apr
18
comment Is this seat being chased, or is the person in it being chased from it?
@DaveMG: What is "the SAD"?
Apr
15
comment The meaning of 権利を掛ける
@TokyoNagoya: Why would you assume s/he would know which one?
Apr
11
comment ~としたら - when exactly used and what's the difference from other “if” structures
Relevant, and probable duplicate: Differences among -たら、なら、-んだったら、-えば, etc.
Apr
10
comment Introductions and grammar
Good explanation about the double-majors issue, and the difference between 専攻 and 学部!
Apr
8
comment How do you say “funny”?
As you probably know, you can use the more colloquial オモロイ in place of 面白い.
Apr
8
comment Appropriate context for お前【まえ】
I would have said something like ねぇ、(おかあ(さん))、ビール持ってきなぁ!
Apr
8
comment What does の頃【ころ】 mean in this sentence?
"Just come back from London" would be ロンドンから帰ってきたばかり.
Apr
7
comment Questions about `〜はる` 敬語
Thanks anonymous downvoting guy!
Apr
7
comment Questions about `〜はる` 敬語
Why is 来はる キ instead of コ? 構成は 否定形の語幹+はる なんじゃない?
Apr
7
comment Can you use the polite form ます with ので?
For OP, in the same vein you can also use 〜ですので. I have seen many a sign such as 危険ですので、... or ここは駐車禁止ですので、....
Apr
3
comment Explain how 向{む}く “to face” can take “上{うえ}” as a direct object using を?
Related: Making sense of transitive usage of 行く and 来る - 「を行く」 and 「を来る」.
Apr
2
comment Are there words which consist of katakana and hiragana letters together?
@Chocolate: どのようにして「デキる」と「出来る」、「キレる」と「切れる」を区別するんですか?
Apr
2
comment Are there words which consist of katakana and hiragana letters together?
Aren't the food ones really just two words concatenated into one concept, more than one word consisting of both hiragana & katakana?
Apr
1
comment Double negatives in Japanese
FWIW, I never heard anyone in Osaka use that. No one I knew was "afraid" to say 疲れた.
Mar
31
comment Is 行かされた a typo?
Thank you, I knew there was a way to do that.
Mar
31
comment Which is the “official” kanji for さい, 歳 or 才?
@Axioplase: I rather enjoy writing 幾. Why would you abbreviate it? Crazy... :D
Mar
28
comment 雨 pronunciations
FYI, 雨水 can also be read as うすい, and IRCC there is some really small difference between that and あまみず.