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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

命令. Grammar, syntax, and sentence patterns of giving commands, issuing orders, and related acts such as some requests and the equivalent of English "let's".
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For questions regarding the use of Input Method Editors (such as Anthy) when entering Japanese text into a computer.
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感動詞. A word or phrase, or exclamation, with no particular grammatical relation to a sentence.
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インターネットスラング. Character strings unique to textual domains, including phone based texting. Includes emoticons if they are relevant to Japanese language or usage.
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疑問詞. Questions involving the "question" words, such as なに・なぜ・どこ・どうして・いつ・だれ・どれ・どんな.
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イントネーション. Questions concerning the rising and falling pitch in spoken Japanese, not including pitch accent.
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Questions about any aspect of Japanese where there is a common rule which has a few exceptions, such as the irregular verbs.
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和英訳. Translations from Japanese to English
Words and expressions used in a particular profession or by a particular group of people.
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日本語能力試験. The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), a standardized test used to measure Japanese language skill.
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しゃれ・ダジャレ. For questions about jokes, puns, plays on words, etc.
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常用漢字. A subset of (currently 2136) kanji approved by the Ministry of Education.
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かな. Covers both Japanese syllabaries, hiragana (ひらがな) and katakana (カタカナ).
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仮名遣い. usage of kana, は vs. わ, 書く vs. かく etc.
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漢文. The form of Classical Chinese as used in Japan from the Heian period (平安時代) to the mid-20th century.
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漢字. Chinese characters as used in Japanese writing as opposed to the two kana syllabaries and rōmaji (Latin letters).
漢字の使い分け. Questions about choosing the right kanji.
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関西弁. A group of dialects in the Kansai region.
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カタカナ. That form of the Japanese kana syllabary which is not cursive and is most commonly used for (but not restricted to) writing words borrowed from other languages.
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敬語. Honorific speech in Japanese.
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親族名称・呼称. Terms to refer to and address people in familial relationships. Use this tag for questions about both actual and fictive kinship.
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こそあど. Questions regarding the ko/so/a/do word series, such as この・その・あの・どの
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旧字体・新字体. Kyūjitai refers to the form of kanji that were in use prior to 1946, especially of those kanji that were later simplified. Shinjitai refers specifically to the simplified forms of certain cha…
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言語変化. Questions concerning the ways in which Japanese and its writing system, like all languages, evolve over time naturally.
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