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余 with a double meaning? What is the joke here?

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Why do Japanese people pronouce the word "Mach" as マッハ instead of マッカ?

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What does 人の字 mean here?

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Ambiguous stroke order/count for 離?

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difference between 開発元 and 開発者

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Can you replace ただちに with word すぐに in order to convey the same meaning?

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Is のは used to refer to people?

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What does リスとび refer to in this children's book? "リスとび"

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Is 「太太」("wife") pejorative? Archaic?

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Translating わざとらしい and 頭に入らない

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The logic and literal meaning of 実感もくそもある (How does it mean what it means?)

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Difference between 当て and はず

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Usage/meaning of ~の半分 vs 半分の~

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Do Positive Polarity Items ever induce pitch changes?

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Meaning of ことを受ける

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Difference between 粒子物理学 and 素粒子物理学

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Difference between 織物, 生地 and 布

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What is the meaning of 噂に翻弄させられる?

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Is this で with 思い当たる the particle or te-form

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Adverb position before object / before verb

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What is this usage of “すごい的” and “言えよ”

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方 【かた】or 方 【ほう】?

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What is the meaning of にならない in this sentence?

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Is おありになる correct respect keigo for ある?

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Meaning of 出来 in 妥協することは出来かねます。

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What does と do to this sentence?

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Weird expression: 〇・一秒

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Can shonen 少年 ever be used to refer to young adults 20-21?

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What is this sex-related drink supposed to be? [Todome no Kiss]

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Interchangeability of 犯す and 冒す

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What does こちらとしても mean?

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Adjective placement?

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Are there nuances between ヒーロー, 英雄, 勇者, 勇士, etc?

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Can somebody explain to me what "Gekihan'ongakushu" means?

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Why did こなた and そなた fall out of use but not あなた?

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Japanese readers/speakers, does the term Bishojo have a specific age range?

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How to use past tense in these cases?

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sentence patterns for counters

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When is it wrong to use んだけど for introducing a subject/adding background information?

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How to understand この犬は何という名前ですか

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若: Why use this character for "young"?

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Differences between grammar points きる and ぬく seems same

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Incorporating a verb phrase into a noun: "Object + を + Verb dictionary form + noun" (波を越す遊び) vs. "Object + Verb masu form + の + noun" (波越しの遊び)

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Why is the vertical stroke in the middle of 田 drawn before the horizontal one in the middle?

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What does せいっ/セイッ mean?

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Understanding the verb 諫める: broader than English "to admonish"?

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Use of か in this sentence

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Is it possible to use のが twice in a sentence?


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