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Jan
14
comment Meaning of 譲れん (譲れない)
I think you're right on, but a better definition would probably be "concede" or "yield".
Jan
14
comment Counter for ordinal dates?
Related: Do we use odd day pronunciations outside of calendar ranges?
Jan
1
comment Is my Hiragana good?
See Is it standard practice, or acceptable, to connect strokes in certain characters of hiragana?.
Dec
31
comment Is my Hiragana good?
All the cool kids write ふ in 2 or even 1 stroke...
Dec
28
comment Which is better? 私は買いましょうか? or 私が買いましょうか?
I like this answer, but the way it's arranged is a bit confusing.
Dec
28
comment Which is better? 私は買いましょうか? or 私が買いましょうか?
Yes, context is very important here.
Dec
26
comment What does て form + すらいた mean?
I don't have time to answer this in depth, but it's 憧れて+すら+いた, and する is like a more formal も.
Dec
21
comment Possible use of isolated し?
@user11589: You are right, but that is not the case here. As I said, it's using a contraction of 〜てしまった, so we're dealing with the て形, not the 連用形.
Dec
18
comment Saying “try” in Japanese
This may be a duplicate of several other "try" topics on the site, although none (that I could find) address either 試す or 試みる.
Dec
17
comment When referring to in-laws using 義理, do you use the familial term relative to yourself or to your spouse?
Great question!!
Dec
14
comment Meaning and validity of 雪ってる
Took me a couple minutes to even realize what you were asking about...
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
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?