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Why were hiragana and katakana never merged into one system?

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Verb form used for a to-do list for oneself?

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Can stem+そう mean hearsay?

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Stubbornly gender-neutral way to address or refer to your older sibling? (Wait a minute...what about non-binary?)

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How to say "reply to an email" in Japanese?

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たら conditional: verb+たら versus verb+ていたら

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Adverb modifying a noun?

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what does 話通してます mean here?

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雪明かり照らす町 . Is there a missing を?

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Could someone explain the function of 以上で here?

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How to use two adjectives on a single noun?

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Are there rules for "pronunciation" 略字?

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What is the connotation of まぐわう (referring to intercourse)?

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What is the etymology of 催{もよお}す?

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Number+counter when NOT used as an adverb

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What does そこで待たせてもらいなさい mean?

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Number appearing after counter

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Is Japan's サラダ油 ("salad oil") roughly equivalent to america's vegetable/olive oil?

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Is it wrong to say お姉ちゃんに私のケーキを食べられた instead of 私はお姉ちゃんにケーキを食べられた ? (Passive voice)

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で particle after て form

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Meaning and interpretation of とかく

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How are actor nouns formed from verbs

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What does this sentence means with areka/あれか at the start?

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「まま」と「状態」が一緒に使われていることについて

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How to say "to receive an email" in Japanese?

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海にでも散歩してほしいね Does に work here?

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What is the role of 「の」 particle in the sentence 「何見てるのよ 」

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What is the meaning of たい形+の+名詞: 「逃げ出したいのジュリエット。」

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お+Vます+ください vs お+Vます+になってください

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Is there considered to be socio-cultural gender in japanese language and do job title variations exist?

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How are として、としては and にしては different?

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How to simply say "and" in Japanese, to coordinate two actions?

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How to convert negated na-adjectives to adverbs?

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わけない dual meanings: impossible vs easy

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Understanding 何かとやらかし側の私ですら割と引きます

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How do you define and contrast すっぱり すっぽり さっぱり and すっかり

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You can't address your parents chichi/haha, but can you refer to your parents as oyaji/otou-san/okaa-san?

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What is the best way to express this nuance of "patience"?

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how does te form+ なる(ものか) work?

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Ghost/monster: オバケ vs おばけ but I don't see the emphasis

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What's the use of がよ in 「ダサ坊がよ」

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Why choose の over が?

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んじゃ after a verb [duplicate]

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彼氏・彼女 pitch accent

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How to express condolences for a death that happened several years ago?

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What is the difference between (ない)わけではない and (ない)ことはない?

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How to ask "Does a new couple rent an apartment or buy an apartment?"

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Understanding したら grammar in a sentence


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