Questions tagged [clusivity]

Clusivity questions deal with if and how utterances include or exclude the speaker and/or the listener.

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Why 一緒に here in 一緒に教えてもらって?

この前、一緒に料理を教えてもらって、ばぁばと色々話せて、すごく嬉しかったよ。 I heard this line in a TV drama, but I am bugged by the use of 一緒に in it. The protagonist says this to her ailing grandma by her deathbed. She recalls how her ...
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Could verbぞ be an order or request?

For example: 負けないぞ 頑張るぞ Could these sentences be used to ask other people to perform things above?
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How exactly do しよう and しようか differ in usage?

I personally consider the different usages of 「~しよう」 「~しようか」 「~しないか」 「~する」 「~してもいいか」 「~してください」 etc. one of the most difficult parts in Japanese grammar, alongside 敬語 and particles (e.g. は/が, で/に). It ...
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