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Dec
11
comment what does this symbol mean? ⊂((・x・))⊃
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is an emoji, not Japanese language.
Dec
9
comment What does たら do at the end of a sentence?
@choco: Why would people downvote you?
Dec
8
comment How to say that something is like something with ような
What specifically are you asking about ような? The title and the actual content seem to be 矛盾.
Dec
4
comment Why do we use は rather than に in インタネットがとても遅い時は、切腹したいです?
@choco: 英語でも「セップク」それとも「ハラキリ」とそのままで言われています。We don't translate it and say "ritual suicide". You'd probably just hear, "When the internet is slow, I want to commit seppuku".
Dec
2
comment Is “Airman ga Taosenai” grammatical?
But Airman is like the easiest boss, even with the Mega Buster...
Dec
1
comment Is チェリーボーイ wasei-eigo?
FWIW, I've never heard this term in my corner of America. Although "male virgins" is not a topic of conversation I'm ever involved in.
Nov
19
comment How many よろしくお願いします to say during job interview?
I think 42 times is your best bet.
Nov
12
comment Where does the furigana split on 小路?
@Toshihiko: See meta.japanese.stackexchange.com/a/807/78
Nov
9
comment Question about usage of 「のでは」
In one of the grammar questions... Is this a JLPT question? If so, you can add the jlpt tag to the topic that would make it more helpful.
Nov
5
comment What is the meaning of 結構もった方じゃないか
I have never seen 保つ read as もつ; only たもつ. Can you give a reference to where this happens?
Oct
30
comment つけておいてください translation
Where did you see this example?
Oct
23
comment Reading and meaning of 上御道田
Is 田 often read as デン in 地名? Can't say I've seen it much, if ever.
Oct
23
comment Mystery about にく (肉) in kanji (漢字)
Related: "Different conventions for animal meat", and "What words are used for dolphin meat?".
Oct
19
comment Meaning of ようす in definitions
Related: What does exactly does さま mean in dictionary definitions?
Oct
19
comment Can I explain the idea behind a Velcro tape using the name of these plant seeds? (photo)
@l'électeur: Why do you keep making all of your answers into community wikis? I don't think your answers need true community collaboration. If you're trying to be "humble" by not gaining any rep, I assure you no one cares.
Oct
16
comment Conditional form of future progressive
FYI, using 日本語を学ぶことだ is not a "recommendation". That's a firm "must", in an almost passive-aggressive command. Like, "You will learn Japanese".
Oct
15
comment A department in a company where unproductive employees are transferred to instead of being fired
@macraf: Yep, just to show off muscles and scare away new users.
Oct
14
comment A department in a company where unproductive employees are transferred to instead of being fired
Another one I thought of is 「五つ星ツーリスト」, where the incompetents wound up in the 中央管理センター. Also, I feel this question is off-topic.
Oct
10
comment What's the difference between 完成 and 完了?
Related: What is the difference between 完了 and 終了
Oct
8
comment Is there a noun for a “destination line” when changing trains?
+1 for using Osaka stations!