i understand that they’re short forms of なければ and なくて but i don’t understand the different nuances between them. thanks!


勉強しなきゃ。 vs 勉強しなくちゃ。

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  • i edited it, sorry! it was a typo! – jacoballens May 11 at 5:05
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    Please note that なきゃ is a casual contraction of なければ (see this), and なくちゃ is a casual contraction of なくては. – naruto May 11 at 12:03