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Jul
29
comment What does a 交番 look like?
I think this is borderline off-topic, but I'll leave it. Usually they say 交番 on them, so they're not hard to spot. Also usually on street corners, corner of a building, etc.
Jul
21
comment Sentence ending with でもあった
See answers on this question: When is it okay to use あります with a living subject?.
Jul
20
comment What is the term (if any) for heaty and cooling foods in Japanese?
Of note: yin (陰) and yang (陽) both have multiple 音読み; in particular, 陰陽 can be any of いん・よう, おん・よう, or おん・みょう.
Jul
18
comment Understanding correct choice on N1 grammar question
Here's an updated version of the book. The version I have is a bit older (1・2級 of the old JLPT system), but I'm sure the contents are fairly similar.
Jul
12
comment 母 stroke order irregular compared to 日
What makes you think it's a "box" kanji?
Jul
10
comment Weird term 真綿感. What does it mean?
@Kemm: Furigana Support
Jul
8
comment “to bite *back*”?
@user213845: Just a warning in case you aren't aware, the 〜返す construct is also used to mean repeat/do again (繰り返す). Context should make the meaning clear.
Jul
6
comment Pronunciation of Ōsaka / 大阪 / おおさか / オオサカ
大阪、大阪、あれもこれもあるんでぇ~
Jul
6
comment How to say “I recently learned how to speak japanese” in japanese?
偽善じゃない?  If you can't say that, have you really learned how to speak Japanese?
Jul
2
comment Where does げ come from?
Possible duplicate of What is ~げに suffix actually? or Using げ to turn adjectives and nouns into adverbs.
Jul
1
comment Use of と and meaning of 色々 in this sentence
@eltonjohn: Comments are not for answers.
Jun
26
comment Is the conditional, volitional, AND passive form of verbs used?
The volitional form is not the ~たい form. Where did you hear this? The volitional form of verbs ([意志形]{い・し・けい}) is the ~う・~よう form, like 行こう, 食べよう, などなど.
Jun
25
comment What does the word 「間すらない」 mean?
For OP: すら is roughly an "advanced"/literary form of も or さえ.
Jun
23
comment ある、いる、and いるの in this sentence
So what is your question exactly?
Jun
18
comment 僕 in 敬語 - is it possible?
Just FYI, the 警護 you had means "protection" or "guard".
Jun
16
comment What is the polite way to say, “move?”
もう[退]{ど}けや!!!!!
Jun
16
comment What is the difference between 家{うち}の子{こ}供{ども} versus 私{わたし}の子{こ}供{ども}?
For the OP: this is correct about writing うち in hiragana, because the kanji is more likely to be 内 than 家 anyway.
Jun
15
comment Need help with analyzing?
No, I don't. But thanks for asking.
Jun
14
comment Using both と and を with the verb 言う?
possible duplicate of What is the difference between using を and と with the verb 言う?
Jun
11
comment Are ミツバチ and イルカ more frequently written in katakana?
Possible duplicate of Why are katakana preferred over hiragana or kanji sometimes?