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When should I use どうやら?

I think similar word of どうやら in English is apparently. So if you have some more information, you can use どうやら. If you heard from someone (without any additional information), you can say 彼は風邪をひいたらしい。(...
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What is the difference between 文本 and 本文 in Japanese?

I've never used "文本" in usual context in Japanese. "文本" comes from Chinese. It pronounces "wénběn" and means text or document. "本文" comes from Japanese. It ...
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What does 何一つ mean in positive phrases?

Full Lyrics From the context, I feel this 何一つ probably means "(threw away) everything", but the last verse containing this sentence looks a bit like a word salad to me. (Is this even a ...
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Is there any significant difference between 駆け回る and 駆け巡る?

Both mean mostly the same but are not very interchangeable. A general distinction would be 駆け回る is casual, means literally something is running about. Sometimes it has negative connotation of "...
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Does the Japanese word "akasuki" means "bright improvement" in English?

Akasuki is not a Japanese word. It might be analyzed as a sentence, Aka, suki ("Red, (I) like"), but of course it's not suitable as a name. There is a word akatsuki (あかつき in hiragana, 暁 in ...
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適応 vs 同化 for adaptation

Today I finally met the word, which I think the best fits to the situation of my question and this word is: 順応 (じゅんのう)
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What form does 満を持して贈る take on here in this context?

満を持して in this context (a promotional material) means that the company has spent a lot of time and effort in manufacturing the product, brushing up its quality, and keeping it up until the right time ...
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What are the meaning and the usage of 夏に入{い}る and 立夏?

The other answer adequately describes the meaning of the expressions. I'll add something else here. 立夏 立夏 is also used in the context of weather forecasting, for example. From https://weathernews.jp/s/...
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What are the meaning and the usage of 夏に入{い}る and 立夏?

立夏 is one of the 24 words called 二十四節気 (Solar term). It specifically refers to May 5 or May 6 (depending on the year; see the linked article). Despite its appearance, it's not a word that simply ...
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