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Mar
10
comment What is the difference between 失恋する and 振る?
振る means to reject. 振られる means to be rejected.
Mar
8
comment What does かみつれ mean?
Can you give context for where you are seeing it?
Mar
3
comment Which is used more / is more natural in speech? 突然 or どっと?
「急に」 also means "suddenly" and is very common.
Feb
22
comment Kanji for なくす - to lose something
@snailboat: "common enough" based on what? For as long as I've studied Japanese (almost 20 years), I've never seen that reading for it, informal or otherwise. Not to say I couldn't make an educated guess, but I'd be really hesitant to say it's common.
Feb
17
comment Difference between 〜ておく and 〜っぱなし
Related: What is the difference in terms of grammar between ~かける and ~っぱなし? and What is the difference in terms of grammar between きり and っぱなし?.
Feb
17
comment What does 将 mean?
Or 餃子の王将.
Feb
15
comment How do you say “if and only if” in Japanese?
I'm not confident enough about this as an answer, but I think that pattern is ~さえ~ば. 植物に水さえやれ成長する. This pattern implies "if", but not sure about the "only if".
Feb
15
comment Is 日 “hi” or “ni”?
The reading 「きょう」 for 今日 is not 当て字, it is a 熟字訓【じゅく・じ・くん】.
Feb
12
comment Is it ok to start learning Japanese?
This type of question is off-topic.
Feb
10
comment Should I repeat -san to refer to someone whos name ends in san?
Are you trying to transcribe (?) her name to オーリサン, or is that how she's always written it? Because it would more likely just be アリソン.
Feb
9
comment Special use of ~たら to translate あとで?
BTW, this is not a "special" use of 〜たら. It is very common.
Feb
9
comment N#~~~JLPT Level Names
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's not about the Japanese language.
Feb
2
comment Why isn't the word for triangle トラヤングル?
Related: Why do some loanword sounds get “contracted” when katakanized, but not others?.
Jan
31
comment Common ways of asking for someones phone number
So what are you really asking? The questions in your final line? Or are you trying to actually find more common ways to ask this? Unclear to me.
Jan
31
comment Use of に in ぼくにも出来る
Related: が and に interchangeability and difference in meaning.
Jan
30
comment Why are there many kanjis that are read and mean the same?
Nitpicking or hella fun?
Jan
29
comment Why are there many kanjis that are read and mean the same?
You forgot 覧る and 監る for みる.
Jan
23
comment 南北銀行 (North-South Bank) meaning
Just a name. Don't look for any kind of linguistic reasoning in names. The subtitle should probably just say "Nanboku Bank".
Jan
20
comment Why is 上 used in 商業上の目的で?
Related: What does it mean to be “over a law”?
Jan
15
comment Meaning of 譲れん (譲れない)
「無双」っていう感じですか??