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"人物" vs. "性格" vs. "人柄"?

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「というのである」 basically same as 「ということである」?

8 votes
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If 日本語する is not ok, why is 日本語できる ok?

9 votes
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1k views

Is "傷" a subset of "怪我"?

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conditionals: "...といったら、...." vs. "...というなら、..."?

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871 views

How to choose the reading of 埋{う}める and 埋{うず}める?

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751 views

What is the grammar of "ごく" in "ごくかすか" mean?

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706 views

"事故にでもあったのではあるまいか。" grammar help please? [duplicate]

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493 views

"なし" used for both animate and inanimate things?

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439 views

Reason for placing a comma between the subject and verb in this simple independent clause?

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433 views

How can one stop "去年【きょねん】教職【きょうしょく】" from looking like a weird 4 kanji compound?

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426 views

Difference between "前々から" and "昔から"?

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In what contexts can "始{はじ}める" be an intransitive verb?

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396 views

How to use "待つ" in the indirect passive?

3 votes
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389 views

The grammar of "虎から食べられた" and "虎に食べられた"?

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387 views

Difference between "山を登ったり、降りたり...." and "山を登って、降りて..."

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383 views

How to say IS / ISIS / ISIL / Daesh?

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368 views

Is "断ったとは信じがたい" a nominalization?

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363 views

Is anything implied, but not written, in this nominalization "遠くを見つめる"?

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351 views

Is "初めてです、広島は。" ok in spoken Japanese?

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335 views

「私の緊張のあまり」 vs.「私は緊張のあまり」in this sentence?

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329 views

"私が知っている人" or "私の知っている人"?

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326 views

「聞こえなくなった」 or 「聞けなくなった」?

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323 views

Difference between "地主" and "家主", and their relationship with 不動産屋?

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319 views

What are appropriate contexts for saying "趣味悪い"?

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279 views

When talking about English 文型, how to say "a sentence"? 文章?

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236 views

With context that it is getting dark, why say "日が暮れる" instead of just "暮れる"?

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Do you really have to say "かれ" (3rd person pronoun) here?

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Does the best translation of this sentence require causative-passive?

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Can I say "考え迷う"?