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Feb
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Feb
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comment Is the word ハーフ derogatory?
@dainichi yes most likely
Feb
1
comment How can I differentiate between feet and legs?
@dainichi i think the idea is that it would be a single word.
Jan
22
comment Is パートナー likely to be interpreted as a same-sex partner?
Aijin implies adultory, whereas kanojo does not. Another word that would be safe to use is koibito.
Jan
22
comment Are there any situations where かしら is considered appropriate/normal for males to use?
@Alenanno It hasn't been edited so i can't change the vote.
Jan
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Nov
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revised Why are some words written backwards on trucks
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Nov
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comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
@ito: Sorry ito, i totally left out a "not" there... you are right it was written in mirror
Nov
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awarded  Nice Question
Oct
31
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
I'm wondering now if the case it is read from front to back is because it would make it easier to read when they drove by
Oct
31
revised Why are some words written backwards on trucks
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Oct
31
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
you make a good point about how Japanese may not pay attention at all to the direction text is written...
Oct
31
comment Why are some words written backwards on trucks
i have to go hunting for a truck now to see if i can find this...
Oct
31
comment How to say, “try to __”, “have to __”
I was under the assumption that ~ようとする meant more that "I have the urge or volition to ~" and implies more of a feeling or motivation to do something "I'm feeling motivated to study" 勉強しようとする
Oct
31
asked Why are some words written backwards on trucks
Oct
31
awarded  Nice Question
Oct
6
comment Children's audio books good for listening practice?
amazon.co.jp/… ISBN-10: 4874243541 ISBN-13: 978-4874243541
Oct
6
answered Children's audio books good for listening practice?