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「認識できません」の意味の広さ

It's very common to see this error message when a device is physically not inserted, a cable is not plugged, etc. From the computer's point of view, it is usually impossible to tell if the device is ...
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「認識できません」の意味の広さ

質問への答えとしては、デバイスの出すメッセージに用いられた場合の「認識しない」に特に多義性はないと思います。 ただ、「認識しない(できない)」という表現を質問されているような状況で使うことにそれほど違和感はないものの、デバイスが出すメッセージとしては「Xを認識できません」よりは「Xを検出できません/Xは検出されませんでした」のほうがよく見る気がします(例:ディスプレイへの入力がないときのメッセージ「...
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Grammar question about song lyrics

Yes, it's a form of ない. ない conjugates like an i-adjective, and なく is the 連用形 (aka ku-form, continuative-form) of ない. This form can work adverbially (i.e., as a verb modifier) in a sentence. For ...
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Insult: something smells

That expression can be counted as one of a million possible creative ways of jokingly insulting someone in an anime, but it is not a useful expression worth memorizing as a set phrase. To be clear, it'...
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Insult: something smells

He explains it himself in the video. The entire video is basically comedy / a shitpost. Although these expressions might be insulting in some situations, they are not as generically useful as F U is ...
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Insult: something smells

I took it as "what's this strange smell? - (staring at someone) - oh that explains it". It basically says "you stink" with more words.
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Is おつかれさん "correct" Japanese to address to someone of lower status?

Just a little insight as an ALt in a junior highschool in Japan; The head of the English department as well as the vice-principle would often say ご苦労さん to students at the end of the day, instead of ...
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What is the difference between the imperative forms of the -aru verbs?

nasai and nasaimase are イ音便 forms for nasare and nasarimase. nasaimashi is an uncommon alternative for nasaimase. nasai and nasaimase are different in that mase is more formal (for a customer perhaps) ...
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