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Apr
9
revised Can I refer to the March 11 earthquake without mentioning the word earthquake?
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Apr
9
asked Can I refer to the March 11 earthquake without mentioning the word earthquake?
Apr
9
comment Is “flyjin” a Japanese word, and if so, does it have an antonym?
@DaveMG I regard your edits as being in good faith.
Apr
9
comment Is “flyjin” a Japanese word, and if so, does it have an antonym?
Is nihon saru gaikokujin (日本 去る 外国人) the most common Japanese phrase for the equivalent of the (English) word flyjin?
Apr
8
comment In modern usage how do Japanese natives regard the differences between 外人, 外国人 and 外人さん?
@crunchyt but then they'd shorten it to オージーさん, and that'd sound too similar to おじいさん to an Aussie!
Apr
8
comment Is “flyjin” a Japanese word, and if so, does it have an antonym?
The Japanese Wikipedia has an article on Engrish. Apparently the Japanese word for Engrish is - Engrish! (Makes sense, in that the Japanese word for English is eigo).
Apr
8
accepted Is “flyjin” a Japanese word, and if so, does it have an antonym?
Apr
8
revised Is “flyjin” a Japanese word, and if so, does it have an antonym?
Definition of flyjin
Apr
8
comment Is “flyjin” a Japanese word, and if so, does it have an antonym?
@sawa 1) I'll add what a flyjin is to my question - I assumed everyone knew what it meant. 2) I'm not aware of any commonly-accepted English-language antonyms of flyjin.
Apr
8
comment Japanese kanji with different meanings in Chinese
I love the tv version of it, but I don't trust what it says 100% - see my geisha question for example.
Apr
7
asked Is “flyjin” a Japanese word, and if so, does it have an antonym?
Apr
4
awarded  Nice Question
Apr
4
accepted What's the difference between いいえ and English's “no”?
Apr
3
awarded  Nice Question
Apr
2
accepted Do viruses あります or います?
Apr
1
comment Do viruses あります or います?
@Flaw biological. My work involves bioinformatics analysis of virus DNA sequences.
Apr
1
comment What changes are made to the pronunciation of gairaigo?
Does "v" sometimes go to "u", like in virus => ウイルス (uirusu), or is that an exception?
Apr
1
asked Do viruses あります or います?
Mar
31
asked What's the difference between いいえ and English's “no”?
Mar
25
revised What does チャラ mean?
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