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what does kara no mean? [duplicate]

Sometimes instead of "kara" which I understand it mostly translates as "from" I see written "kara no", which it seems to have a similar meaning to "kara" alone. What's the difference or what does it ...
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What does の mean in this sentence? [duplicate]

I cannot understand what の, right after で, is doing here. Could I rewrite this sentence without it? 日本での留学のために、もっと日本語を勉強しなければならない。
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What does here 家庭での means? [duplicate]

I have encountered a sentence: それができないのは、家庭での「しつけが悪い」ということになります From 日本人の心がわかる日本語 森田 六郎 What I don‘t get is 家庭での. I have not seen での before. Shouldn‘t it just be 家庭のhere? If not, what is the ...
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Use of と in this line [duplicate]

Short question. Line from 愛は取り戻せ song: 俺との愛を守る為 お前は旅立ち That と is just an abbreviation from 俺たち? Or is some grammatical point with の related? Thanks in advance!
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仕事をする上で大切なのは、周りと**の**コミュニケーションです。What's the function of の here? [duplicate]

I have no clue what の has to do in the sentence. Isn't 周りとコミュニケーションです。enough?
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Why do we use で in 東京での暮らし? [duplicate]

車椅子利用者からすると、東京での暮らしは便利とはいえない。 Why do we use で after 東京? Is it to show the action in the place? What if we only say 東京の暮らしは?
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Confused about this usage of の [duplicate]

日本での生活は楽しいです。 I'm not sure about the usage of の here. Is 日本で生活は楽しいです。correct?
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How to know where a quote ends?

I was reading up on how quotes are done in japanese, but I can't find anything about how far the quoted part of a sentence extents. For example this site makes a good example for what I mean: ...
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There is not enough space

I have a query about how to say "there is no enough space for it?" and "it's in the way." Unfortunately my japanese is not good enough to create a natural sentence, and all I come out with is ...
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Massive problems with some elements of this sentence

これは地図に経緯度が使われるようになってからの習慣であって、古い地図には南が上のものも多い。 (From Line 8-9 https://www.docdroid.net/847v2dg/img-20170413-0001-new.pdf.html) これは What does this これ represent? I guess it shall somehow pick up what ...
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Difference between について and につき

What exactly are the differences between using について and につき? In the following sentences, my grammar book says they are not interchangeable, but I don´t quite understand why. Thank you very much for ...
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Does this saying make sense? (Kurayami kara Hikari or 暗闇 から光)

I'm trying to convey the message "Light from Darkness" or "Light out of Darkness" so I came up with the saying "Kurayami kara Hikari" or "暗闇 から光". Or is this too simple and it should be "暗闇からの光"? I'm ...
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Do particles like を、で、に、and へ、form noun-phrases?

Can particles like を、で、に、and へ be used like nouns? Can you do something like: [ 学校 + に ] + の + 学生 + です。= 学校にの学生です。 [ School + at ] + *'s + student + is. = To-be at-school's student. Is this kind ...
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Am i translating this right?

Hi i was just wondering if i can get feedback if i understood what this sentence is saying. sentence: これで人との会話シミュレーションは完了 my rough translation: With this, person and its conversation simulation is ...
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Position of は relative to other particles

So I've had a feeling for a while regarding particle order, which I haven't managed to find much of anything to either confirm or deny in any of the learning resources I've tried, and I'm hoping ...

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