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what does してん do here? [duplicate]

「なにしてんだよ。」 appears in this book ISBN-13: 978-0143118336 On page 61, the longer context is 下の子どもの泣き声が聞こえた。いつの間にか、姿が見えなくなっている。あわてて辺りを見渡した私に、上の娘が、あの子、あんなところにいる、と笑いながら教えてくれた。はじめの仔猫のいた場所に、...
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The meaning of "そうかかんない" in this sentence [duplicate]

The entire sentence is: バイクなら そうかかんないだろうに I first interpreted it as just そう + かかんない(果敢ない), but I've never seen/heard そう being placed before an adjective before, so I don't think that's correct. For ...
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Please Explain the Grammer Pattern and use of 見てんの [duplicate]

Studying Terrace House subtitles. In Episode 1, someone says: どういう気持ちで見てんの? (please correct the following assumptions in case I'm wrong) I understand どういう to be どう言う or "What would you say of" 気持ちで ...
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Understanding 「いん」in なんでお前がここにいんのよ [duplicate]

I'm following Tae Kim's grammar guide, and am confused about this sentence: なんでお前がここにいんのよ, which is translated as 'why are you here?'. I'm pretty sure that いん is some form of いる but I can't figure out ...
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Can somebody give me a grammatical insight into the following very short sentence? [duplicate]

何してんの? The translated meaning is "what are you doing?", but I am having difficulty understanding how the て form of する is referring to the present tense (I would have expected している here). Also, I am ...
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Is the 帰らせん the same as 帰らせる? [duplicate]

「他のプロセッサーの三倍も整備の手間をかけさせてるのもおれですが」 ぐっとアルドレヒトは喉を鳴らした。サングラスの奥から苦々しげに見下ろしてくる双眸を、見返してシンは肩をすくめる。 「ったくおめぇは……たまに冗談言ったと思ったらそれかよ」 「これでも申し訳ないと思ってはいるんです。行動で示せてはいませんが」 「馬鹿野郎。お前らガキどもを生きて帰らせんのが整備班の仕事だ。...
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~ておく or ~とく for preparation (conjugation and nuance)

A few quick questions regarding ~ておく and the casual form ~とく Firstly, when changing from ~ておく to the more casual ~とく I'm assuming the verb is first conjugated to the ~て form then the ~て is dropped and ...
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What are the rules for substituting の with ん?

I've noticed that sometimes the hiragana の can be shortened to ん. For example, 部屋のなか → 部屋んなか (inside of the room) 俺のうち → 俺んち (my house) 俺のところ → 俺んとこ (my place) (More examples can be ...
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What is the difference between 〜してんじゃねえ and するんじゃねえ?

「糧食、エナジーパック、弾薬、修理部品は所定数を確保済み。ああ、どっかの馬鹿戦隊長のために、足回りの修理部品は多目に用意しといたぜ。おめぇ、簡単な修理は出来るんだよな」 「ええ。よく壊すので」 「しれっと返してんじゃねえよこのクソガキ。……持ってけるのは一機だけだ。同じ調子で戦うんじゃねえぞ」 86─エイティシックス─ 安里アサト I notice that both 〜してんじゃねえ and ~...
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わからない vs わかね in My Boss My Hero

I was watching My Boss My Hero, and I could have sworn he said わかね instead of わからない. Is this feasible? Is there some dialect that drops off ない for ね?
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What is the non-slurred version for 叫んどんねん? 叫んでおらない?

I have trouble understanding 叫んどんねん in this panel. I thought it must be 叫んでおらない but I don't think it makes sense in this context.
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休ん and 違うん . I don't get if this is a verb form, conjugation, a contraction or some grammar that I still don't know

I found these phrases reading and didn't get if they were a verb form, conjugation or what, I neither could find them on a dictionary. I assume they are colloquial forms of speaking and this is the ...
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Contraction of ~てるのか

伸ばしてんのか?髪。。。 I was under the impression that the て form followed by ん was a contraction of ~てるの. However, in this sentence we have a のか following it. The のか sounds like it's supposed to nominalize ...
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Meaning of ノッて来ん

誰か誘って遊び行こうかとおもったけど、ノッて来んの男のダチばっかりでさぁ… I can understand the first half of the sentence just fine, but what does the character mean when he refers to his friends as "ノッて来ん"? Is it some form ...
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What does 決まってんだろう imply?

Perhaps specific context is required but what is the real meaning behind this phrase?
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