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May
17
comment Different versions of より?
[[ Are these translations correct? ]] - They sound right to me.
May
14
comment 擦れ違う usage and etymology?
If you have a Nintendo 3DS, the "Street Pass" mode is called すれ違い通信. ref: English and Japanese
May
14
comment Difference between 十分 and 十二分
Note that "enough"/"sufficient" can also be written as 充分 (which is also read じゅうぶん). I always use this one to avoid confusion.
May
14
comment How to say “quarter to” or “quarter past” some hour?
Are you trying to say 2:45 and 3:15, or specifically the word "quarter"?
May
14
comment Stative verbs: ~ている vs ~てある vs ~(ら)れる
@TsuyoshiIto: You should put that last comment as an answer (and maybe expand on it a little).
May
13
comment Thank you for X: ~をありがとうございます
@Chocolate: Isn't ありがとうございます just a "keigo" adjective as we talked about here? japanese.stackexchange.com/q/765/78
May
9
comment What does 遅れに遅れて mean?
Probably, unless 遅れに遅れて has some idiomatic meaning or something else applicable that the other post doesn't address.
May
9
comment What does 遅れに遅れて mean?
Ref: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/1856/78
May
7
comment How did the verb 掛ける come to have many meanings?
+1 - Great question! I always think about this for かける/かかる and つく/つける.
May
5
comment Can there be such a thing as のんでましょう?
@TsuyoshiIto: I think they meant "legal" as "grammatical", not related to law.
May
3
comment In which situations is が used with 曲がる?
To supplement this, reference this post too: japanese.stackexchange.com/q/3243/78
May
3
comment In which situations is が used with 曲がる?
No, it is a motion as @jkerian explains in his/her answer.
Apr
27
comment Why “dame” is written as katakana (ダメ) in manga?
Oh, speech bubble. Got it! :D
Apr
27
comment Why “dame” is written as katakana (ダメ) in manga?
How do you speak in katakana?
Apr
25
comment Who decides what katakana will be used to form English loan words?
Why is katakana your favourite part of Japanese? Just curious...
Apr
23
comment How do you use 〜と知る?
@TsuyoshiIto: Hmm, I see. Thank you for your input.
Apr
23
comment How do you use 〜と知る?
@TsuyoshiIto: then does my original made-up example sound natural at all to you? ミユキちゃんが結婚したと知ってる?
Apr
20
comment How do you use 〜と知る?
@sawa: I can find one. I've seen it in my Japanese Bible, but I can't recall where at the moment. And indeed I hear 〜と知る used often on Facebook by my friends (whether it's grammatical or not).
Apr
19
comment What's the difference between 一応 and とりあえず?
一往【いちおう】 looks way cooler.
Apr
10
comment Different ways to say “at least” / 「少なくとも」
Yeah, the asterisks, etc. markdown don't work for Japanese text. You have to use html tags.